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Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 9, 2017 - Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Location: Honolulu, HI

The Pacific Rim International Conference, considered one of the most 'diverse gatherings' in the world, encourages and respects voices from "diverse" perspective across numerous areas, including: voices from persons representing all disability areas; experiences of family members and supporters across all disability and diversity areas; responsiveness to diverse cultural and language differences; evidence of researchers and academics studying diversity and disability; stories of persons providing powerful lessons; examples of program providers, and; action plans to meet human and social needs in a globalized world.

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2017 Autism CARES Meeting: Pathways to Progress

2017 Autism CARES Meeting: Pathways to Progress  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 10, 2017 - Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Location: Bethesda, MD

This bi-annual meeting is an opportunity for MCHB-funded Autism CARES legislation grant recipients representing research, training, and state systems change stakeholders to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration.

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2017 AAIDD Conference

2017 AAIDD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 26, 2017 - Thursday, June 29, 2017
Location: Hartford, CT

The AAIDD Annual Meeting provides researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives.

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AUCD Leadership Academy - Deadline Extended

AUCD Leadership Academy - Deadline Extended  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - Friday, June 30, 2017
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in partnership with the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the inaugural AUCD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY. The academy will be held on the downtown GSU campus in Atlanta, Georgia on June 25-30, 2017.

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2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 5, 2017 - Thursday, June 8, 2017
Location: Azusa, California

The 2017 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability will be held in Azusa, California, June 5-8, 2017 at Azusa Pacific University. The Institute brings together academics, theologians and others to explore the inclusive intersections of faith and disabilities.

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Pathways to Employment for Transition Aged Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Pathways to Employment for Transition Aged Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 18, 2017
1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

One of the most difficult times for youth and young adults with ASD is the transition from school to adulthood. In fact, young adults with ASD typically experience low rates of employment, independent living, and connection to community. This session will review the research regarding employment outcomes for youth with ASD as well as review 3 important pathways to employment. These pathways are internships, supported employment and customized employment. Additionally, the presenters will provide specific examples regarding the supports youth and adults with ASD used to acquire and maintain employment in community-based integrated environments.

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2017 START National Training Institute (NH UCEDD)

2017 START National Training Institute (NH UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Location: Rye Brook, NY

Save the Date for the 2017 START National Training Institute (SNTI), the second annual training event offered by the Center for START Services, a non-profit program at UNH/IOD. SNTI was founded in 2016 to promote dialogue and collaboration in our continuous effort to improve practices, service outcomes, and life experiences for individuals with intellectual/developmental disability and co-occurring mental health conditions (IDD/MH).

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AUCD Trainee  End of the Year Webinar

AUCD Trainee End of the Year Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 27, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This live webinar will be discussing: How to leverage your experiences in your traineeship for personal and professional endeavors. Providing resources and opportunities for involvement.

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The ABLE Act: A Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes

The ABLE Act: A Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 27, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The LEAD Center, in collaboration with the ABLE National Resource Center, will be holding a webinar focused on how individuals with disabilities, and their families, can use ABLE Accounts to increase their financial stability and produce more positive employment outcomes. The webinar will take place on April 27th at 3:00-4:30 pm EST and aims to demonstrate how provisions in the ABLE Act can enable people with disabilities to achieve competitive integrated employment, begin to save more than $2,000 without fear of loss of SSI and Medicaid eligibility and set longer term goals for financial stability and self-determined and self-directed lives. The presentation will review the basic elements of these new ABLE account programs, now open in 19 states, and will include the perspective of a current ABLE account owner.

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#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Employment of People with Autism

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Employment of People with Autism  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 24, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Twitter Chat

Featuring V. R. Ferose, Senior Vice President of Globalization Services at SAP, who founded the company's global "Autism at Work" initiative after the diagnosis of his son.

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Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 20, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will discuss emerging research and practice in supporting social networks of adults aging with intellectual disabilities. After a brief introduction on aging in this population, the webinar will discuss the role of social relations in later life and address the state of knowledge regarding the social support networks of older adults with intellectual disabilities. The webinar will provide a discussion of the role of support services in promoting informal networks and conclude with an exploration of the use of social network mapping and life story work in person-centered planning.

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2017 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - Friday, April 21, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

The 2017 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Twitter Chat

Featuring Timotheus Gordon, Jr., Research Assistant at University of Illinois at Chicago

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Making Lifelong Connections 2017

Making Lifelong Connections 2017  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - Friday, April 7, 2017
Location: Seattle, WA

MCH trainees (LEND, DBP, and more) are invited to attend and build leadership skills, meet other current and former MCH trainees, and enhance their career development.

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#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Entrepreneurship

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Entrepreneurship  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 30, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Twitter Chat

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A Webinar from AUCD's Sexual Health Special Interest Group (SIG)

A Webinar from AUCD's Sexual Health Special Interest Group (SIG)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The purpose of the Sexual Health special interest group (SIG) is to connect people in the AUCD network to each other, and to resources about disability and sexuality. This webinar will introduce the Sexual Health SIG webpage, and highlight several resources from within the network, including: videos (Illinois UCEDD); a resource collection (Wyoming UCEDD); and a library portal (Alaska UCEDD). We will also introduce two upcoming surveys: Sex Talk for Self-Advocates; and Sexual Health Projects in the UCEDD Network.

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Early Childhood Inclusion: Peer Competence as a Core Element

Early Childhood Inclusion: Peer Competence as a Core Element  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Major goals of preschool inclusion consist of access, accommodations, developmental progress, and social integration. Emphasized in this webinar is the significance of children's peer-related social competence to the latter two goals. The association between peer-related social competence and children's peer relationships and friendships is discussed along with current research designed to enhance the peer competence of young children with developmental delays. A broad array of family-peer linkages is considered.

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#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Entrepreneurship

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Entrepreneurship  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 28, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Twitter Chat

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Stepping Forward Together: Advancing Equity and Cultural Competency to Improve Population Health

Stepping Forward Together: Advancing Equity and Cultural Competency to Improve Population Health  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 27, 2017 - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Location: Burlington, VT

Join the Conversation! Vermont is not immune from the effects of racism and cultural blindness. Vermont Care Partners (VCP), representing 16 of the State"s Designated and Specialized Service Agencies is working closely together with the Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (LEND) at the University of Vermont College of Medicine to develop this very important two day experience exploring diversity and health care.

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AUCD for All 2017 Gala: Celebrating Leadership in Employment

AUCD for All 2017 Gala: Celebrating Leadership in Employment  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
6:00pm - 10:00pmET
Location: Carnegie Library: 801 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

Join the Association of University Centers on Disabilities as we celebrate and elevate leadership that expands inclusive employment for people with disabilities. For more than five decades, AUCD's network of Centers in every state and territory has invested, through research, training, and advocacy, in improving the lives of millions of individuals with disabilities, their families, and communities. The 'AUCD for All' celebration brings together leaders inside and outside our network who develop and sustain inclusive employment opportunities at the community, state and federal levels to foster long-term partnerships and collaborations in support of people disabilities achieving meaningful employment.

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Disability Policy Seminar 2017 and Trainee Summit

Disability Policy Seminar 2017 and Trainee Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 20, 2017 - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Location: Washington, DC

The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join AUCD, the Arc, AAIDD, NACDD, SABE, and UCP as we learn about and advocate for access to health care and community living supports, and bedrock civil rights protections. The first 100 days of any new Administration and Congress are key to setting the agenda, and this year, more than ever, we need you in Washington, DC.

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Transition of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Adult-systems of Care

Transition of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Adult-systems of Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 16, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Dr. Acharya will review the most recent data about health care transition for adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). During the webinar, she will describe standard of care for health care transition and highlight strategies to support the transition to aDr. Acharya is a board certified developmental and behavioral pediatrician and internist at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the director of the Illinois Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Program. Dr. Acharya cares for individuals with developmental disabilities using a lifespan perspective from childhood to adulthood. She is particularly interested in supporting adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities as they transition to adult-systems of care and beyond.dult-centered health care for this population.

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#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Employment Statistics

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Disability Employment Statistics  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Twitter Chat

Featuring Andrew Houtenville, Research Director at the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability.

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2017 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2017 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - Friday, March 10, 2017
Location: San Antonio, TX

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities. The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was established in the 1960's.

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2017 AMCHP Annual Conference

2017 AMCHP Annual Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Location: Kansas City, MO

Don't miss out on an amazing opportunity to connect and network with more than 800 public health officials who share an interest in maternal and child health. The AMCHP 2017 Annual Conference will be held March 4-7, 2017 in Kansas City, MO.

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2017 Pre-EHDI LEND Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, February 26, 2017
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel (Atlanta, Ga.)

This workshop will introduce trainees to the various challenges associated with assessing, monitoring, and effectively serving deaf / hard of hearing children who have additional disabilities from a systems perspective. It is a unique, interactive learning opportunity that brings together trainees and faculty from across the country.

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Success for Today and Tomorrow Conference: Accessing Disability Resources

Success for Today and Tomorrow Conference: Accessing Disability Resources  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 25, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: College Station, TX

The Success for Today & Tomorrow Conference will feature local and state-wide vendors, a parent/student panel, and a world-renowned motivational keynote speaker Anthony Ianni, who was the first Division One college basketball player with Autism.

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Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection and their Families

Infants with Congenital Zika Virus Infection and their Families  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the Zika virus infection, updated case numbers for infants with congenital Zika virus infection, and useful resources for families and EI professionals. Findings on the potential clinical manifestations of congenital Zika virus infections will be discussed as well as the still evolving clinical, policy, and research implications for early intervention professionals.

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Aging and Dementia Care for people with Intellectual Disabilities

Aging and Dementia Care for people with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 16, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Many organizations are seeing the aging of their clientele and their numbers increase, and concerns are growing about how to deal with age-associated effects evidenced with aging. One such age-associated condition, Alzheimer's disease (and related dementias), affects a significant number of adults with Down syndrome (about 65% of adults age more than 60) and a proportional number of adults with other causes of intellectual disability (about 6% of adults age more than 60). Many at-risk adults live on their own or with friends, and many affected adults live in small community group homes or with their families. How to provide sound and responsive community care is becoming a challenge for agencies faced with an increasing number of such affected adults. This webinar covers key elements of dementia and how it affects adults with intellectual disabilities, provides a brief overview of screening and assessment strategies and methods, and examines ways that organizations can employ to adapt their current services to make them dementia capable. Specifically covered are the elements and types of dementia, as well its onset, duration and effect, and techniques for adapting environments, aiding with staff interactions and communication, as well as challenges to active and supportive programming. Models for supports depending on the stage of dementia are also discussed, as are training foci areas and community care models that provide for "dementia capable" supports and services. Special attention is given to the use of group homes as a viable community care model.

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Developmental Surveillance & Screening in Practices Initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics

Developmental Surveillance & Screening in Practices Initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 16, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Christina Boothby, the Manager of Medical Homes Initiatives at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) will present the implementation and findings of the developmental surveillance and screening project that is support by the CDC. Attendees will learn about a messaging campaign and a quality improvement project focusing on improving developmental surveillance and screening among pediatricians. Laura Frankel DeStigter, Manager of Screening in Practices Initiative at the AAP will present the planning and early implementation of the Screening in Practices Initiative. e screening, referral, and follow-up for developmental milestones.

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TX & SW Friends Community of Practice

TX & SW Friends Community of Practice  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - Friday, February 17, 2017
Location: Austin, TX

The goal of a Gathering is to facilitate critical conversations on person-centered practices, share, gather knowledge to enhance training skills and to network with like-minded people and make connections.

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AUCD Leadership Academy

AUCD Leadership Academy  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The AUCD Leadership Academy is a weeklong program designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from the disability network in building coalitions that will improve systems of supports and services. The AUCD Leadership Academy seeks participants from UCEDDs, LENDs, and their disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development. Participants will continue to engage with their cohort, academy staff, local coaches, and national allies in the year following the experience. The academy will focus on the exploration of shared values and commitments to civil and human rights, assessments of personal and leadership strengths, skills in building partnerships to achieve collective impact, and establishing personal and professional leadership goals.

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2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium & State of the Science Conference

2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium & State of the Science Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 13, 2017 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Location: Washington, DC

This conference aims to bring together scientists, administrators, and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.

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 The Health Care Policy Debate: Why Does it Matter?  What is Your Role?

The Health Care Policy Debate: Why Does it Matter? What is Your Role?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Learn about the current health care policy debate and what policies are important to children, youth, and adults with disabilities and their families. Strategies for successful health care advocacy will also be discussed. This webinar is specifically designed for AUCD network trainees.

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Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

People with disabilities are more likely to experience chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease as compared to people without disabilities. There is a clear need for public health efforts to reduce health disparities among people with disabilities. The Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies were created for the public health workforce to provide basic knowledge on the relationship between disability and public health programs, and increase the capacity of public health practitioners to include people with disabilities in their public health efforts.

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UCEDD Grants Management Series: Negotiating UCEDD-University Agreements

UCEDD Grants Management Series: Negotiating UCEDD-University Agreements  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, January 19, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The UCEDD core grant application must include documentation that the UCEDD has a written agreement, MOU, or charter with the university; this is noted in the scoring criteria section of the UCEDD core grant application guidance. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how MOUs are negotiated, the Sonoran UCEDD's experience in developing their MOU, and will provide ample opportunity for discussion about strategies and recommendations regarding development of MOUs.

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Healthy Relationships and Healthy Sexuality for People with Developmental Disability

Healthy Relationships and Healthy Sexuality for People with Developmental Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 19, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Everyone desires to love and be loved. The myths and misconceptions about people with intellectual and developmental disability (IDD) often lead to rules and restrictions that make healthy relationships difficult to obtain. This webinar will explore the facts and myths around relationships and sexuality for people with IDD. We will discuss the importance of laying the foundation for healthy relations early on through social skills and sexuality education. Resources and strategies for teaching healthy sexuality will be presented. In addition, we will discuss the role of healthy sexuality education as a primary prevention tool for sexual abuse and other strategies to promote sexual abuse prevention.

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AUCD 2016 Conference: Navigating Change, Building Our Future Together

AUCD 2016 Conference: Navigating Change, Building Our Future Together  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

The AUCD 2016 Conference, "Navigating Change: Building our Future Together," highlights both the change that comes at the end of a Presidential term as well as our need to work together to create a future in which children and adults with disabilities are able to participate fully in all aspects of life as valued members of their communities. Join us to engage in powerful, important, and inspiring personal and professional discourse on December 4-7 in Washington, DC.

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2016 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

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State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - Friday, December 2, 2016
Location: Fairfax, VA.

Annual State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities focuses on postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities and provides an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to discuss the current state of policies, research, and practice in the field.

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Don't Keep it on the Shelf: Developing and Disseminating Information in Practical Ways

Don't Keep it on the Shelf: Developing and Disseminating Information in Practical Ways  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

As UCEDDs, LENDs, and IDDRCs, we have an obligation/are required to share the information we glean from our research and model services with a wide array of audiences. Although publishing information in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at professional conferences are important dissemination tools, those strategies alone can make information inaccessible to those outside academia (and often even to those within). This webinar will include examples of practical products as well as dissemination strategies, goals, and procedures used by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (TN UCEDD, IDDRC, LEND) for sharing research and model services with diverse audiences.

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ADA International Fellowship Program Webinar

ADA International Fellowship Program Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, November 18, 2016
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Learn about AUCD's new ADA International Fellowship Program, a new professional exchange initiative that promotes inclusive education. 20 competitively selected Fellows from Kenya, Tanzania, Brazil and Peru will study U.S. disability policy and best practices for inclusive education in the U.S. for a four-week period in 2017 (preferably at an AUCD member Center or Program). Host site members will also have an opportunity to travel overseas to help a Fellow implement an inclusive education project in his/her home country. Join this webinar to learn more about the program, how to apply to be a host, and how to engage your international partners in Kenya, Tanzania, Brazil, and Peru in recruiting Fellows!

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2016 PROMISE Grantee Meeting

2016 PROMISE Grantee Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

The PROMISE grantee meeting is for the leadership and staff of the six PROMISE Model Demonstration Projects (MDP). The PROMISE MDP staff will have the opportunity to discuss issues important to the continued implementation of the projects and to share aspects of their projects with one another and Department of Education personnel and their Federal partners.

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17th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

17th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Friday, October 28, 2016
Location: Virtually, or in person at Baylor University

Hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and available nationwide through an AUCD-sponsored live broadcast, this year's conference will be a valuable resource for the entire network.

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Research to Practice: HealthMatters for People with IDD: Building Communities of Practice for Health

Research to Practice: HealthMatters for People with IDD: Building Communities of Practice for Health  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The importance of accessible health promotion initiatives continues to be an issue within the IDD populations as age-related problems and lack of environmental control impacts their health needs. These challenges show the need for the scaling up of evidence-based programs and health promotion efforts into the communities where people with IDD live, work, and play.

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Nothing About Us Without Us: Including People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Research

Nothing About Us Without Us: Including People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Research  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 24, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar is the result of a collaboration between the AUCD Research and Evaluation and Community Advocacy Councils. The focus of the presenters will be on research methods and models that are inclusive; that is, research practices that include individuals with disabilities and/or family members as contributing members of the research team. Both presenters have extensive experience in disability research utilizing these approaches."

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American Samoa DD Network to Host 4th Gubernatorial Forum on Disability and Aging

American Samoa DD Network to Host 4th Gubernatorial Forum on Disability and Aging  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 24, 2016
Location: Gov. Rex Lee Auditorium in American Samoa Univ.

American Samoa DD Network in collaboration with the Advocates for Inclusion and Governance for All (AIGA, meaning Family) is hosting its 4th Gubernatorial Forum on October 24, 2016 at the Gov. Rex Lee Auditorium in American Samoa. Various disability issues in special education, employment, healthcare, entitlements, and community inclusion will be a highlighted. Taking the lead in sharing their stories and asking questions to the candidates are self-advocates of the AIGA and Parents of Children with Special Needs (PCSN) Network. A new partner to the advocacy network is the Toe Afua Mai Matua (TAMM, meaning Restoration Through Our Elders) that expressed interest to have an hour session with the candidates. This will be the first year to include aging as a partner to the advocacy experience at the forum.

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Promoting Collaboration Between Hospice and Palliative Care Providers and Adult Day Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Promoting Collaboration Between Hospice and Palliative Care Providers and Adult Day Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 20, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

While end-of-life issues are increasingly gaining more attention, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) continue to receive significantly less consideration in research, education, and clinical practice compared with the general population. This is a growing concern especially since the sheer number of persons aging with IDD is expected to double between 2000 and 2030. Furthermore, as policies continue shifting to reflect a preference for home and community-based services as an alternative to institutionalization, adult day services (ADS) have the potential of becoming ideal settings for receipt of end-of-life care, especially for individuals with IDD. However, end-of-life care and advance planning most commonly occur in long-term care settings, for the general population, and have historically been less of a priority in ADS and residential services for people with IDD. This presentation discusses findings from a study around the attitudes of, and collaboration between, ADS and end-of-life providers for aging adults including persons with IDD. We will also explore how ADS may be a great pathway for delivering end-of-life care to the IDD population and provide guiding recommendations.

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The Friendships & Dating Program: A Curriculum for Supporting the  Relationships and Sexuality  of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

The Friendships & Dating Program: A Curriculum for Supporting the Relationships and Sexuality of Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 20, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Training and support of professionals, direct care providers, and parents is needed for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) to enact their rights to sexual health and sexuality. This webinar will examine an evidence-based curricular intervention, the Friendships & Dating Program (FDP) from the Alaska UCEDD. Friendships & Dating is designed to teach social skills necessary to develop healthy, meaningful relationships, and to prevent violence in relationships for individuals with I/DD. This webinar will present and illustrate information on curricular components, program delivery, and outcomes of the Friendships & Dating Program.

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Inclusion Works: For Business, Opportunity, Innovation, and Health

Inclusion Works: For Business, Opportunity, Innovation, and Health  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (#NDEAM). This panel presentation will focus on competitive, integrated employment and the link between employment for people with disabilities and health. Offering perspectives from people with disabilities, employers, and health care experts, the session will focus on employment data for people with disabilities, recognition of the skills and talents workers with disabilities bring to our workplaces and how innovations in business and health can enhance these contributions. The theme of the event is "Inclusion Works" (#Inclusionworks).

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Health Promotion and Women Living with a Disability

Health Promotion and Women Living with a Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a perfect time to learn more about the importance of reducing barriers to health promotion for women living with a disability. Join this webinar to learn more about great resources offered by the FDA Office of Women's Health and their Pink Ribbon Sunday Program, the Friends of NCBDDD focus area of "Improving Health of People with Disabilities," the American Association on Health and Disability, breast health awareness resources, the National Breast Health Coalition for Women with Disabilities and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities Public Health is for Everyone resources.

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Suicide Screening and Prevention in the Autism Community: New Developments, New Perspectives

Suicide Screening and Prevention in the Autism Community: New Developments, New Perspectives  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 19, 2016
11:30 p.m - 1:00 p.m
Location: Webinar

An expanding body of research into suicidality and autism documents that individuals with ASD are at a significantly increased risk of suicide. Furthermore, traditional screening tools and mental health interventions have limited use in working with individuals with ASD. This webinar began with an understanding of the issue from the perspective of the autistic self-advocacy community, exploring the challenges to screening and prevention within the mental health service system as it is today. We also reviewed the epidemiological background of suicide as a national and international public health crisis and what we know about how it impacts the ASD/ID population. We heard about a NIMH study underway aimed at developing a suicide risk screening tool for youth and adults with ASD/ID/DD. Finally, we reviewed specific interventions to address suicidality in autistic children and adults followed by strategies for promoting positive mental health for individuals with ASD who are at risk.

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DECs 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families

DECs 32nd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - Thursday, October 20, 2016
Location: Louisville, KY

The 32nd Annual International DEC Conference will be held in Louisville, Kentucky. This year's conference theme, "A Winning Trifecta: Knowledge, Implementation, and Evaluation of DEC Recommended Practices," features leading experts from around the world in early intervention, early childhood special education, and related disciplines. Our conference program is designed to develop the skills and knowledge of those who work with or on behalf of young children with special needs and their families.

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Nisonger Center's 50th Anniversary!

Nisonger Center's 50th Anniversary!  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, October 15, 2016
Location: Columbus, OH

The Ohio State University Nisonger Center was founded in 1966; among the first group of federally-funded University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities. The Center was named after Herschel W. Nisonger, a long-time faculty member at Ohio State, a national leader in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and past president of the American Association on Mental Retardation from 1960-1961. Nisonger Center will celebrate its 50th Anniversary on October 15, 2016 with many special guests including Andrew J. Imparato.

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16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology

16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Location: Broomfield, CO

On October 6, 2016, the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities will proudly host its 16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology in Broomfield, CO. Join innovators engaged in working with Cognitive Disabilities and Technology in a Conference designed to inform about recent advances in the field and stimulate conversations about future developments.

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2016 Joint Training Meeting:

2016 Joint Training Meeting: "From Intention to Action: Responding to Diversity through a Change Lens"  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
1:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET
Location: Online

This annual meeting was an opportunity for Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development (DMCHWD) grantees to come together around topics of mutual relevance and increase their knowledge of innovative training methods. It was hosted by AUCD's Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC).

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2016 Southwest Conference on Disability

2016 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Join us in Albuquerque for the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability, October 4 - 7, 2016 during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The conference theme for 2016 is: Reducing Disparities For People With Disabilities Through Systems Change.

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The Power of the Network: Building our Future Together

The Power of the Network: Building our Future Together  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 30, 2016
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join the 2016 Trainee Welcome Webinar to learn more about the AUCD network, how you fit in as a LEND, DBP or UCEDD trainee, and steps you can take to leverage the power of your new AUCD membership.

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#PWDreg2vote

#PWDreg2vote  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 29, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Online

The AUCD Communications Special Interest Group invites you to join us in observing National Voter Registration Week! From September 26-30, we will be launching a national nonpartisan social media campaign to drive voter registration by sharing information, resources and individual experiences.

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Learn the Signs. Act Early. New Product Showcase Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Thursday, September 29, 2016
4pm ET

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Fall 2016 AARC Webinar Series

Fall 2016 AARC Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - Thursday, December 1, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

As part of Network activities, the AIR-P/ATN holds a monthly webinar series titled "Advances in Autism Research & Care" (AARC) which alternates autism research and care themes, and is available to all AIR-P/ATN network members, CAAI-sponsored programs, the entire LEND and DBP Fellowship networks, various other autism and pediatric organizations, collaborators, primary care providers, as well as autism advocates. Research webinars feature current AIR-P research study investigators, while care focused themes cover hot topics in the field of autism, and promote idea generation for future research.

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Cultural Competency in Developmental Monitoring

Cultural Competency in Developmental Monitoring  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - Tuesday, September 27, 2016
3pm ET - 4pm ET
Location: Webinar

Jennifer Hall-Lande, Psychologist and Research Associate at the Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota will present on how the Minnesota Act Early Team and MN Department of Health developed the "Minnesota Act Early Delegate Project". The MN Act Early Delegate Project developed a network of parent community leaders in diverse communities to engage families around the importance of regular parent developmental monitoring, early developmental screening, and early identification of developmental delays and disabilities using "Learn the Signs. Act Early." materials.

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Association for Autistic Community Conference

Association for Autistic Community Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 23, 2016 - Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Location: Capital Retreat Center in Waynesboro, PA

The Association for Autistic Community (AAC) is an Autistic-run community non-profit. Our annual conference is a celebration of Autistic culture and community. AAC is "autistic space" - a conference by and for Autistic people - features presentations on advocacy, culture, policy, technology and other issues impacting the Autistic community. We hope you'll join us and build Autistic space together.

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Adults with IDD and Their Family Caregivers

Racial and Ethnic Disparities Among Adults with IDD and Their Family Caregivers  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 22, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The majority of adults with IDD live at home with their families, and this is particularly true for adults with IDD from diverse backgrounds. Some research suggests that adults with IDD who live in the community face many health challenges compared to those in residential settings. In this webinar Dr. Magana will present research on health outcomes of African American and Latino parental caregivers, and on racial and ethnic disparities on health outcomes among adults with IDD. She will discuss policy and community based interventions to address these disparities with a focus on how agencies serving IDD can address the health of families of persons with IDD.

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UCEDD Grants Management Series: Maximizing Return on Indirects and Other University Support

UCEDD Grants Management Series: Maximizing Return on Indirects and Other University Support  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 12, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Facilitated Discusion

One commonality centers share is funding; centers all have their core funding and are required to leverage funds. The question is, how do you allocate those funds and maximize relationships with funders to effectively support your center's infrastructure, activities, and development? This discussion forum on "Maximizing Return on Indirects and Other University Support," will provide an opportunity for UCEDD Directors and business managers to engage in open dialogue to inform and support their efforts at their respective UCEDDs.

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Early Childhood Workforce Development  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The early childhood workforce plays a critical role in successfully including children with disabilities in early childhood programs. However, as noted in the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs released by the Departments of Education and Health and Human Services (HHS), there is large variability in the training, education, and expertise of the early childhood workforce to effectively support inclusion. Presenters will discuss current issues related to workforce development and highlight training programs at University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

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The National Autism Data Center: Building Gauges to Measure National Progress on Transition Outcomes

The National Autism Data Center: Building Gauges to Measure National Progress on Transition Outcomes  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

There is a high rate of unemployment and underemployment among individuals on the autism spectrum. Paul Shattuck, founder of the National Autism Data Center, will describe the Center's activities with special emphasis on national indicators related to transition. Participants will learn about the range of information products available through Dr. Shattuck's center and plans for additional transition research projects. Shattuck's team reports that young adults on the autism spectrum often have worse employment outcomes in the first few years after high school than do peers who have other types of disabilities. Ms. Laura Ivanova Smith, UW LEND Advocate Faculty, will describe the support she received from her mother while transitioning out of high school and into college.

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The Use of Social Media to Enhance Communication and Dissemination

The Use of Social Media to Enhance Communication and Dissemination  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

In today's technological driven society, the use of social media continues to increase and impact the disability world. Social media has certainly become a means to communicate and disseminate information. This webinar will feature a panel of AUCD and Developmental Disabilities Network Partners and will discuss some innovative statewide and national collaborations.

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2016 IASSIDD World Congress

2016 IASSIDD World Congress  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 15, 2016 - Friday, August 19, 2016
Location: Melbourne, Australia

Global Partnerships: Enhancing Research, Policy and Practice

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2016 Conference on School Culture, Climate, & Positive Behavior Support (NH UCEDD/LEND)

2016 Conference on School Culture, Climate, & Positive Behavior Support (NH UCEDD/LEND)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - Friday, August 12, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Durham, NY

Schools and communities continue to face obstacles to addressing behavior, climate, safety, and academic achievement. Establishing a safe school environment using a multi-tiered system of support is related to improved outcomes for all students. This year's conference theme is Transforming Practices, Strengthening Partnerships, Developing Leaders, and will include presentations by national leaders, NH educators, youth, and community partners, plus opportunities for teams to work together and instruction on cutting-edge strategies for school improvement. This event represents an intersection between schools, students, teachers, administrators, behavioral health, youth/family organizations, and community systems at the pre-school, elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels.

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Policy to Practice: Falls in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Policy to Practice: Falls in Adults with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Falls occur at a younger age for adults with intellectual disability than the general population and are a major cause of serious injury and hospitalization. This webinar, Falls and Intellectual Disabilities, will summarize the findings from a large-scale study called the Longitudinal Health and Intellectual Disability Study or LHIDS on the prevalence of falls, a comparison with the general population, and the risk factors for falls in adults with intellectual disabilities. Policy implications and recommendations will be discussed.

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Writing Competitive Grants to the  Institute of Education Sciences

Writing Competitive Grants to the Institute of Education Sciences  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is the major funding agency for research and development grants in education. The National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER), one of the four Centers within IES, is the primary funding source for special education research. Writing a competitive and fundable proposal for the IES competitions can be overwhelming. Securing a grant from the IES is even more difficult. As a result, there is a high demand in the AUCD Network for a session on how to write a competitive IES grant proposal. The CORE is sponsoring a webinar to address this need. This webinar features two great researchers/speakers: Dr. Erik Carter of Vanderbilt University UCEDD and Ms. Kimberly Sprague of the IES. Dr. Carter is a nationally known and highly productive researcher in special education who has successfully secured funding from the IES. Ms. Sprague is a Senior Research Scientist/Education Analyst at the IES and has conducted research for over 25 years. They will introduce the IES grant process and share successful experiences during this webinar.

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MIND Institute's Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders

MIND Institute's Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 5, 2016
Location: UC Davis Conference Center, Davis California

The annual MIND Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders is a one-day conference intended for a wide range of professionals. The focus of the Institute is to help participants keep pace with the latest advances in neurodevelopmental research and the most current standards for best practices in prevention, assessment, treatment, and support services, and increase their knowledge and skills in the areas of developmental disabilities, early identification, service provision, inclusion, transition to adulthood, and other medical, legal, social and policy issues related to disabilities.

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Camp CreATe (NH UCEDD/LEND)

Camp CreATe (NH UCEDD/LEND)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 1, 2016 - Friday, August 5, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Durham, NH

Assistive Technology in New Hampshire (ATinNH) presents Camp CreATe, a week-long, hands-on experience making, taking, and exploring Assistive Technology for home, school, work, and play. Whether you join us for a single day or all five, it is sure to be an amazingly creative week!

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Reinventing Quality 2016

Reinventing Quality 2016  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, July 31, 2016 - Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Location: Baltimore, MD

The 2016 Reinventing Quality Conference is jointly hosted by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS), Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, Human Services Research Institute (HSRI), University of Delaware National Leadership Consortium, American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and TASH.

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The Road to Recovery: Supporting Children with IDD Who Have Experienced Trauma

The Road to Recovery: Supporting Children with IDD Who Have Experienced Trauma  Copy to Calendar

Friday, July 29, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

While both adults and children with IDD experience abuse, neglect, institutionalization, abandonment, bullying and other types of trauma at rates much higher than the general population, the mental health needs of individuals with IDD are often ignored. Individuals with IDD exhibiting challenging behaviors often do not receive state-of-the-art mental health treatment and instead, the focus is often on compliance and behavior management. The goal of this webinar is to increase the awareness of the impact of trauma on children with IDD and to promote the provision of trauma-informed care for children with IDD and co-occurring mental health conditions.

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2016 Autism CARES Grantee Virtual Meeting: Integrated, Person-Centered Approaches to Transition

2016 Autism CARES Grantee Virtual Meeting: Integrated, Person-Centered Approaches to Transition  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 21, 2016
1:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET
Location: virtual meeting

The 2016 Autism CARES Virtual Meeting was held virtually (i.e. through an online portal) on Thursday, July 21 as a half-day event exploring the topic of transition. During the meeting, MCHB-funded CARES legislation grantees (representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders) shared information about activities within their respective networks, discussed emerging trends, and engaged in meaningful collaboration around transition research, policy and services.

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Adapting Trauma Treatment for Youth with Special Needs

Adapting Trauma Treatment for Youth with Special Needs  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 11, 2016
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The presentation will focus on a brief discussion of some of the reasons that people with developmental disabilities are more vulnerable to trauma. We will then look at the Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) model and discuss ways of adapting it for youth with IDD and ASD.

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UCEDD Grants Management: Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding

UCEDD Grants Management: Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 11, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ET
Location: Facilitated Discusion

AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. One commonality centers share is funding; centers all have their core funding and are required to leverage funds. The question is, how do you allocate those funds and maximize relationships with funders to effectively support your center's infrastructure, activities, and development? This discussion forum on "Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding," will provide an opportunity for UCEDD Directors and business managers to engage in open dialogue to inform and support their efforts at their respective UCEDDs.

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Trauma-Informed Care Throughout the Lifespan

Trauma-Informed Care Throughout the Lifespan  Copy to Calendar

Friday, July 8, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This training provides an overview of trauma related disorders as described in the DSM5 with special attention to PTSD. The relationship of trauma to signs and symptoms often observed in individuals with IDD will be described. Participants will gain knowledge about the prevalence of trauma, the impact of trauma, and implications for assessment and treatment.

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UCEDD Grants Management Series: Needs Assessment for UCEDD Core Grant

UCEDD Grants Management Series: Needs Assessment for UCEDD Core Grant  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 7, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. The UCEDD core grant application must be based on data-driven strategic planning, per 45 CFR 1388.5(c)(2). State- or Territory-wide needs assessments typically inform this strategic planning process and are discussed in the "Problem Statement" section of the UCEDD core grant application. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how needs assessments are implemented, the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities' experience in conducting their needs assessment, and will provide significant opportunity for discussion. See relevant materials on the event page.

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How to Increase the Research Capacity of Your Center

How to Increase the Research Capacity of Your Center  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 30, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Do you have a vision to develop your center as a producer of high-impact research? Do you believe your center would benefit by developing an increased capacity for scholarly research? Are you interested in learning from other centers in the network that have recently added capacity to their research operations? Please join this CORE webinar presented by Drs. Andrew Roach of Georgia State University's UCEDD/LEND and Parthy Dinora of Virginia UCEDD. They will share their experiences and approaches and provide some logical paths you may wish to emulate on the journey towards building a strong center for research. We look forward to your participation.

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Inclusive Early Childhood Program Models:  Waisman Early Childhood Program

Inclusive Early Childhood Program Models: Waisman Early Childhood Program  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
4:00 p.m. ET - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This month the EIEC SIG is kicking off a series that is dedicated to Inclusive Early Childhood Program Models in which early childhood intervention supports and services to infants and young children with disabilities are provided in programs that are inclusive: that is, programs in which the majority of children are typically developing, and the children with disabilities receive services and accommodations embedded in developmentally appropriate classroom routines and activities.

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2016 UCEDD Leadership Institute

2016 UCEDD Leadership Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 26, 2016 - Friday, July 1, 2016
Location: Newark, DE

To better support the development of leaders for the UCEDD network, AUCD is partnering with The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities (NLCDD) at the University of Delaware, of which AUCD is a Founding Partner, to offer the fifth UCEDD Leadership Development Institute.

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Racial & Ethnic Disparities for Adults with ID/DD

Racial & Ethnic Disparities for Adults with ID/DD  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join us for part one of a three-part webinar series on policy issues and health disparities among adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD). This webinar will highlight the AUCD-UIC RRTCDD brief, Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. We will review research highlights and findings of an analysis of Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and National Health Interview Survey data. In addition, we will discuss the policy implications of the findings and opportunities for change.

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8th International Disability Law Summer School:

8th International Disability Law Summer School: "Bringing Rights Home: Civil Society Impacting Change"  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 20, 2016 - Friday, June 24, 2016
Location: Galway, Ireland

The National University of Ireland welcomes 150 participants from over 40 countries and a stellar cast of over 30 experts as faculty as they examine disability and civil rights. Join from anywhere and watch the proceedings live on YouTube.

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Webinar Series Employment First: From Idea to Reality: Funding and Support for  Competitive Integrated Employment

Webinar Series Employment First: From Idea to Reality: Funding and Support for Competitive Integrated Employment  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will focus on funding streams to support employment first efforts and creating an infrastructure to provide competitive integrated employment opportunities for people with disabilities. The session will focus on how Medicaid funding, state developmental disability services, and foundation and charitable funding can create and sustain competitive integrated employment opportunities. You will hear directly from state developmental disability department personnel, providers, and foundation leaders who have and are continuing to work to create the opportunities for competitive integrated employment for people with disabilities.

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International Society on Early Intervention Conference

International Society on Early Intervention Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - Friday, June 10, 2016
Location: Stockholm, Sweden

Ulf Janson, to whom this conference is dedicated, devoted much of his professional life to promoting the rights of young children with disabilities, understanding the nature of social inclusion, and advocating for the full inclusion of all children and their families. In this conference, early intervention is proposed as a basic right of all vulnerable children, and will be explored from many perspectives.

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Improving Practices with High Quality Training and Coaching

Improving Practices with High Quality Training and Coaching  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Striking a balance of training and coaching is essential for putting new practices into place as well as refining existing practices for improved outcomes. It is also essential for the design and delivery of both training and coaching to be grounded in research of adult learning principles and adult behavior change. This webinar will feature the essential components and real world examples of high quality design and delivery of training and coaching. Tools for tracking fidelity of delivering training and coaching will also be shared.

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AAIDD 2016 Conference

AAIDD 2016 Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 6, 2016 - Thursday, June 9, 2016
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The Annual Meeting provides researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives.

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The Seventh Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

The Seventh Summer Institute on Theology and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 23, 2016 - Thursday, May 26, 2016
Location: Holland, MI

Western Theological Seminary and Hope College are hosting the 7th Summer Institute on Theology and Disability in Holland, Michigan, May 23-26, 2016. Western Seminary is beginning a new certificate program in ministries with people with disabilities under the leadership of Dr. Benjamin Conner. The first Friendship House in the United States is also at Western, a residence for seminary students that also includes adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in shared apartments. Holland, Michigan is on the shores of Lake Michigan.

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Promoting Healthy Weight in Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder/ Developmental Disabilities: Current Research and Future Directions

Promoting Healthy Weight in Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder/ Developmental Disabilities: Current Research and Future Directions  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Hilton Baltimore - 401 Pratt Street, Baltimore, M

Join colleagues for this special symposium focused on research and intervention strategies for encouraging healthy weight in children and youth with ASD/DD. This is a free symposium.

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Advancing Sexual Self-Advocacy for People with Disabilities

Advancing Sexual Self-Advocacy for People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 28, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Many people with disabilities experience profound marginalization in multiple human rights domains, including disparities in sexual and reproductive health. This webinar will address the rights to sexual citizenship of people with disabilities and ways to advance sexual self-advocacy as a best-practice strategy to facilitate empowerment among people with disabilities. Findings from an exploratory study that examined how people with intellectual and developmental disabilities define and experience the concept of sexual self-advocacy will be discussed.

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Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with ID/DD

Emergency Preparedness for Individuals with ID/DD  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar emphasized emergency preparedness for individuals with intellectual, physical and sensory disabilities, their families and support networks. Topics covered included: understanding different types of emergencies, self-preparedness, preparing a "to-go" bag, evacuation and sheltering, advocacy and inclusion in community emergency planning efforts.

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Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 25, 2016 - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Location: Honolulu, HI

Pac Rim 2016 addresses the question: How do we innovate to bring more people from the margins of society into the center where they can live to their full potential? Find answers by connecting with a diverse group of people working on the front lines. By meeting face-to-face in the digital age. By inspiring others in telling your story, sharing your research or best practices. By getting excited by the energy and ideas in the room with you.

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Parents Taking Action: Empowering Latina Mothers of Children with ASD

Parents Taking Action: Empowering Latina Mothers of Children with ASD  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 21, 2016
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

Latinos represent the fastest growing population in the US, and Latino children are one of the fastest growing ASD populations. Despite this growth, they are one of the most underserved groups with respect to diagnostic services, health care, and specialty autism services. Dr. Sandy Magana will discuss the development of a culturally-based approach to addressing informational needs of Latino parents, which is essential in order to better support their children with ASD. She will present preliminary findings of a randomized controlled trial that is underway to evaluate the effectiveness of the proposed model.

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Disability Policy Seminar 2016

Disability Policy Seminar 2016  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 11, 2016 - Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

During this crucial election season we need YOU in Washington, D.C. to help us build bipartisan support on Capitol Hill for high-priority disability issues. When you attend the Disability Policy Seminar, we'll arm you with all of the information you need to help educate our Members of Congress and their staff on the priorities of the I/DD community.

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2016 AUCD Trainee Policy Summit

2016 AUCD Trainee Policy Summit  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 10, 2016
2:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington DC

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Policy Summit! Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits. An evening reception will provide a comfortable background for trainees to meet and network with over 200 peers from around the country.

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How Infographics Can Enhance Your Communications Strategy  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

We are constantly seeking ways to best connect the content we develop, particularly research findings, with targeted audiences. It can often be difficult to translate scholarly work in a way that is impactful and accessible to the general public. The utilization of infographics is one compelling way to support dissemination objectives. This webinar discussed what infographics are, why they are important, and how communicators can take advantage of this effective approach.

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National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Lunch & Learn Webinar - Volume 2

National Trends in Disability Employment (nTIDE) Lunch & Learn Webinar - Volume 2  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 1, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

On the first Friday of every month, corresponding with the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report, we will be offering a live broadcast via Zoom Webinar to share the results of the latest nTIDE findings.

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2016 AAPD Leadership Awards Gala

2016 AAPD Leadership Awards Gala  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

The AAPD Leadership Awards Gala provides a unique opportunity for our partners, supporters, and colleagues to show their support of Americans with all types of disabilities while bringing together the national cross-disability community with business and government leadership for one night each year. The 2016 Leadership Awards Gala will be held on March 23, 2016 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.

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 It Takes a Village: The Value of Community Networks

It Takes a Village: The Value of Community Networks  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 14, 2016 - Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The START National Training Institute features nationally recognized keynote speakers and presenters, networking opportunities, interactive sessions, and panel discussions that will provide information for practice change to improve the lives of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and behavioral health needs. The event is an excellent opportunity for participants who are dedicated to improving the lives of persons with IDD and behavioral health needs, including: psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, direct support staff, self-advocates, families, educators, decision-makers, and community members.

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Webinar Series Employment First: From Idea to Reality Success Stories: What is Possible in the World of Employment First?  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 14, 2016
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This second of five webinars will provide participants with three examples of Employment First practices from around the country. These rural, urban, and suburban examples will highlight programs that have helped people with a wide range of disabilities, from intellectual to mental health disabilities, from complex physical to sensory disabilities, to move from no work or limited work to competitive integrated employment. You will hear directly from service providers, researchers, policy makers, and people with disabilities.

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2016 Pre-EHDI Workshop

2016 Pre-EHDI Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, March 13, 2016 - Sunday, March 13, 2016
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: San Diego, CA

This workshop will introduce LEND audiology trainees to the various challenges associated with assessing, monitoring, and effectively serving children with hearing loss and additional disabilities in an interdisciplinary context. It is a unique, interactive learning opportunity that brings together trainees and faculty from across the country.

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Now Archived: Preparing for the Disability Policy Seminar: What to Know Before You Go

Now Archived: Preparing for the Disability Policy Seminar: What to Know Before You Go  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 4, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar, presented by Kim Musheno, Director of Public Policy at AUCD, offers students, trainees and early career professionals an orientation to the policy issues and current legislation one can expect to learn more about at the 2016 Disability Policy Seminar. Attendees will learn the basics of how to make an appointment to meet with Congressional representatives, and how to deliver a unified message about federally funded programs that benefit people with disabilities. Zipporah Levi-Shackleford, MA (AUCD Board Trainee Representative and West Virginia LEND trainee) and Brandon Eddy, MA, CF-SLP (Assistant Virtual Trainee and Oregon LEND trainee) will also share their experiences attending the Disability Policy Seminar, as well as provide tips on preparing for and making hill visits.

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Education for All: An Evening with AUCD

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Location: The Carnegie Library- 801 K Street, NW, Washington

Education for All: An Evening with AUCD will be the first of what will be an annual celebration honoring the AUCD network's accomplishments and, more importantly, the millions of people with disabilities who benefit from them. On March 2nd, we will shine the spotlight on our impact promoting inclusive disability policies and improving education outcomes for children and youth with disabilities.

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2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute

2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - Friday, March 4, 2016
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington VA

The 2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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Systemwide Solutions for Developmental-Behavioral Concerns

Systemwide Solutions for Developmental-Behavioral Concerns  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join to learn more about how leaders in health, education, and social service sectors can boldly address our nation's capacity crisis in a system-wide manner.

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2016 AMCHP Annual Conference

2016 AMCHP Annual Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Location: Washington DC

The AMCHP Annual Conference is the ideal venue to present your ideas, research, innovative programming, best practices, and effective outreach strategies to MCH and other public health practitioners, directors of state programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers, and healthcare providers.

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Now Archived: Supporting Individuals with I/DD and Mental Health Needs  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - Wednesday, January 20, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Exploring the use of a biopsychosocial framework and case-presentation forum in order to identify and address the support needs of individuals with IDD and co-occurring mental health diagnoses or complex behavior presentations.

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Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015: What it Means for Students with Disabilities

Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015: What it Means for Students with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 13, 2016
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA, P.L. 114-95) on December 10, 2015. This bill reauthorizes and amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (otherwise known as the No Child Left Behind Act). While AUCD, NDRN, and NACDD had advocated for a stronger federal role in the accountability system, the DD Act partners supported the compromise measure and believe the final bill is stronger than the outdated No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) and the current waivers that are in effect today in most states. Indeed, using data and new knowledge about how to most effectively teach students with disabilities, the newly reauthorized law goes farther than the original 2002 NCLB to provide assistance to these students with disabilities to successfully graduate and become college and/or career-ready.

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Now Archived: APSE/AUCD/NACDD/ Webinar on Employment First  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 14, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The first in a series of webinars focusing on Employment First policies and practices. This first session will cover the history and context of the Employment First initiative and how it fits into the goals of people with disabilities and their families.

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Now Archived: Explore AUCD's Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

Now Archived: Explore AUCD's Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 7, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

AUCD's Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit website provides concrete objectives, strategies, and resources to help you realize your goals in diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural and linguistic competence.

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Building Inclusive Communities: Neighborhoods to Nations Global Conference

Building Inclusive Communities: Neighborhoods to Nations Global Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, December 3, 2015 - Saturday, December 5, 2015
Location: Boston, MA

The Building Inclusive Communities conference brings together leaders across industries and disciplines to foster new strategies for increased inclusion. Our attendees and presenters are policymakers, educators, faith leaders, and entrepreneurs-as well as self-advocates who are making inclusion a reality in undeserved population.

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2015 PROMISE Grantee Meeting

2015 PROMISE Grantee Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - Thursday, November 19, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The PROMISE grantee meeting is for the leadership and staff of the six PROMISE Model Demonstration Projects (MDP) and their federal partners. The PROMISE MDP staff will have the opportunity to discuss recruitment and engagement strategies, as well as share other aspects of the implementation of the demonstration projects.

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Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Mini-Conference

Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Mini-Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Location: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

After participation in this seminar, psychologists will be able to: Identify social determinants that are associated with poor health outcomes and health disparities; Develop strategies to address challenges to health equity; Describe the role and culture and environment in access and engagement in health care for individuals with disability

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2015 AUCD Conference

2015 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - Thursday, November 19, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The 2015 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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2015 AUCD Conference:  Attendee Orientation Webinar

2015 AUCD Conference: Attendee Orientation Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The AUCD Conference brings together diverse network members, partners from outside the network, and experts from the field to help us all develop as leaders. This Webinar will help Conference attendees as they prepare for their trip to Washington, DC. It will provide a brief overview of AUCD and orient attendees to the content and structure of the 2015 AUCD Conference. This year's theme, "Growing Leaders, Driving Change," will examine how we develop strong leaders, support them in their work, and collaborate with others to reach our mutual goals. Whether you're a newcomer to the field or a seasoned professional, the AUCD Conference provides countless opportunities to share with and learn from colleagues and peers.

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The Ruderman Inclusion Summit - Registration is Now Open!

The Ruderman Inclusion Summit - Registration is Now Open!  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 1, 2015 - Monday, November 2, 2015
Location: Boston, MA

The Ruderman Inclusion Summit will bring together all stakeholders in our community to foster strategic advocacy and awareness, peer to peer learning, best practice, networking and more. The Summit will feature internationally recognized leaders in the field, speaking and engaging with attendees on the critical issues of education, housing, employment, community and religious life.

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Past, Present, and Future of Early Intervention: A View through the Autism Spectrum Disorder Lens  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

For this webinar we are asking you to view this talk given by Dr. Sally Rogers from the MIND Institute at the Colorado UCEDD/LEND 50th Anniversary symposium. During the webinar Dr. Rogers will answer questions you may have and then she would like to discuss key points of the talk. We think this model will result in a more dynamic webinar. We will look forward to your feedback.

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AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting

AACPDM 69th Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - Saturday, October 24, 2015
Location: Austin, TX

The 2015 Scientific Program Committee is pleased to announce that the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (AACPDM) will take place October 21-24, 2015 in Austin, Texas. The AACPDM Annual Meeting provides high-quality dissemination of information in the basic sciences, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and technical advances as applied to persons with cerebral palsy and other childhood-onset disabilities. New Frontiers is the theme for the meeting.

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8th National Organizational Change Forum (VT UCEDD)

8th National Organizational Change Forum (VT UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Location: Burlington, VA

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15th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology

15th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Location: Broomfield, CO

Hosted by the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, this conference is the only venue of its kind sharing contemporary knowledge of promising practices in cognitive disability and technology innovations and cultivating relationships between public and private entities.

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2015 Great Lakes LEND Collaborative Conference: Evidence Based Practices in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

2015 Great Lakes LEND Collaborative Conference: Evidence Based Practices in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 15, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Columbus, OH

Learn how telehealth was used to provide caregiver‐ implemented assessment and intervention for communication and behavior problems for individuals who have limited access to services. Describe evidence‐based strategies to support positive outcomes for adolescents with ASD and their families. Discuss a best‐practice model of care coordination for children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Examine interventions in which mothers of children with ASD served as promotoras (community health workers) to provide information to other mothers of children with ASD. Learn a new tool to assess the quality of IFSP outcome statements and strategies.

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2015 Southwest Conference on Disability

2015 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - Friday, October 9, 2015
Location: Albuquerque, NM

You are invited to join the great Southwest this fall - submit a proposal for the 2015 Southwest Disability Conference, to be held October 6-9, 2015 during the forty-fourth International Balloon Fiesta.

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Now Archived: Autism Spectrum Disorders and Co-Occurring Mental Health:  How do we Distinguish and Address

Now Archived: Autism Spectrum Disorders and Co-Occurring Mental Health: How do we Distinguish and Address  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 5, 2015

Approximately 30 percent of individuals on the spectrum also have co-occurring mental health issues. When trying to distinguish the impact of each, how does one determine what is related to the ASD and what is related to mental health? In this webinar, Dr. Rice and Dr. Ryst will discuss diagnostic differences, and potential treatments and approaches.

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The Power of the Network: Growing Leaders Driving Change

The Power of the Network: Growing Leaders Driving Change  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Welcome to the Network! Join us Tuesday September 29 to learn more about the AUCD network, how you fit in as a LEND trainee and steps you can take to leverage the power of your new membership

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Now Archived: Translation of the Early Achievements Intervention for Implementation in Public Pre-K Classrooms with Children with ASD  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 22, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Efficacy for the Early Achievements (EA) intervention for toddlers with ASD was established via a comparative randomized controlled trial (RCT). Through IES funding, this intervention was translated via an iterative process for feasible, adoptable, and sustainable implementation in public school pre-K classrooms in which children with ASD are enrolled. In this webinar, the EA intervention, the translation process, and preliminary data from a pilot RCT in public school classrooms will be described. Next steps in establishing sustainability in public early childhood education settings will be discussed.

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Now Archived: Education Policy and Politics: What's at Stake for Students

Now Archived: Education Policy and Politics: What's at Stake for Students  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 21, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Location: webinar

Join the VCU School of Education and the Department of Special Education and Disability Policy for a round-up of federal policy issues that have an impact on students with disabilities, their families, and those who educate them.

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10th European Congress of Mental Health and Intellectual Disability

10th European Congress of Mental Health and Intellectual Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - Friday, September 11, 2015
Location: Florence, Italy

Marco Bertelli, President, Stefano Lassi, Vice-president, the other members of the Board of Directors of the EAMH-ID, CREA (Clinical and Research Centre) of Fondazione San Sebastiano, Fondazione ODA (Opera Diocesana d'Assi-stenza), and Misericordia di Firenze are delighted to invite you to Florence, Italy for the 10th European Congress of Mental Health in Intellectual Disabiility from 9th-11th September 2015. The theme of the Congress is:"Integrating Different Approaches in the Neurodevelopmental Perspective"

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Now Archived: Substance Abuse in Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 8, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Traditional chemical dependency models have been less than ideal for those with cognitive impairment and this session will examine why this is, and what is needed to change that. Our participants will help us (through audio/video/stories) describe the key strategies and points discovered in working with this population.

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Now Archived: Rethinking Expulsion and Suspension Practices in Early Childhood  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of federal and select state data, policies and practices related to suspensions and expulsions of young children in early childhood education programs such as early learning centers, preschool programs and child care, and will provide policy and practice guidance to prevent expulsions from early childhood programs and to mitigate interactions related to behavior that might seem challenging. With federal and state policies under consideration and in current practice, states have a prime opportunity to respond to this significant issue, and this webinar will offer guidance for identifying key strategies in policy and practice that can make a difference.

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Community Conversation: Engaging Diverse Local Communities

Community Conversation: Engaging Diverse Local Communities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

AUCD's Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint team hosts a community conversation for UCEDDs and LENDs to engage in open dialogue about the challenges they face in services, programs, and recruitment related to diversity and inclusion. This is an opportunity to also share strategies to better improve practices as well as the operational and infrastructure considerations to support those practices. This conversation on engaging diverse local communities will be facilitated by Christina Espinosa and Walt Bower, PhD, of the Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky. Barbara Wheeler, PhD, will also bring her expertise to react and respond to the conversation and questions.

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Global Summit on Innovations in Health and IDD  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 27, 2015 - Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, CA

The Resource Exchange (TRE) is honored to be a founding partner to an unprecedented international conference that is dedicated to the intersection of health/healthcare and intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Along with organizations like the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry, The Coleman Institute on Cognitive Disabilities, IASSIDD, the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association and others, TRE is proud to announce the Global Summit on Innovations in Health and IDD, to be held in conjunction with the 2015 World Special Olympic Games in Los Angeles, California, USA, in late July 2015 (27-29 July 2015).

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2015 Health Aging Summit

2015 Health Aging Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 27, 2015 - Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The 2015 Healthy Aging Summit will specifically highlight the science of healthy aging and preventive services and identify policy gaps that can be pursued to improve the quality of life for older adults. A greater understanding of the social, environmental and emotional factors that influence health in the later years of life can improve quality of life and reduce healthcare costs.

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2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real World Settings

2015 Autism CARES Grantee Meeting: Implementing Evidence-Based Practices in Real World Settings  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - Friday, July 17, 2015
Location: Bethesda, MD

This bi-annual meeting was an opportunity for MCHB-funded Autism CARES legislation grantees representing research, training, and state implementation stakeholders to share information about activities within their respective networks, discuss emerging trends, and facilitate meaningful collaboration.

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BIS 6th International Conference on Disabilities: Unity and Diversity in Action (USC CA UCEDD/LEND)

BIS 6th International Conference on Disabilities: Unity and Diversity in Action (USC CA UCEDD/LEND)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Thursday, July 9, 2015
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

The conference will take place at a time when we are witnessing a positive shift into the language of human rights, strengthened by the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), which enhances the concept of equal opportunities for all. The conference will enable us to discuss and share different models of implementation and enterprises for turning these declarations into possible actions.For the first time, the USC UCEDD/LEND at Children's Hospital Los Angeles will be a partner in organizing and sponsoring the conference.

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AUCD Open House 2015

AUCD Open House 2015  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
5:30pmET - 7:30pmET
Location: Silver Spring, MD

Please join us for an evening to socialize with the AUCD Board of Directors, staff, and their families!
Tuesday, June 23, 5:30 to 7:30 pm, at the AUCD offices in Silver Spring, MD

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National Center for Cultural Competence Leadership Academy - Application Process is Open

National Center for Cultural Competence Leadership Academy - Application Process is Open  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 22, 2015 - Thursday, June 25, 2015
Location: Santa Fe, NM

The Georgetown University National Center for Cultural Competence is excited to offer the first in a series of five Leadership Academies that will be conducted on June 22-25, 2015 in Santa Fe, NM. The Leadership Academy is a collaborative, multi-faceted initiative with a goal to increase the number and capacity of leaders to advance and sustain cultural and linguistic competence and respond to the growing cultural diversity among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the US, its territories, and tribal communities.

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Think College Northeast Regional Capacity Building Institute (MA UCEDD)

Think College Northeast Regional Capacity Building Institute (MA UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 15, 2015 - Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Location: Boston, MA

This event will focus on offering strategies and resources to support the growth and development of inclusive postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities. Presentations will be offered in strands: Program Development, Employment Outcomes, Inclusive Academics, and Policy/Legislation/Research.

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2015 UCEDD Leadership Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - Friday, June 19, 2015
Location: Newark, DE at the University of Delaware

After another successful year, the UCEDD Leadership Institute will be back in 2015! Please consider recommending your staff for the 2015 class of future UCEDD leaders representing the full diversity of the country.

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Promoting Health & Safety for Workers with Disabilities: Realizing the Promise of the ADA (IL UCEDD/LEND)

Promoting Health & Safety for Workers with Disabilities: Realizing the Promise of the ADA (IL UCEDD/LEND)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL

The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25 this year! This conference will explore its impact in the workplace.

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Beyond Implementation: Capturing the Value of Care Coordination

Beyond Implementation: Capturing the Value of Care Coordination  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 28, 2015
12:00pmET - 1:00pmET
Location: webinar

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AIRS Conference and National Aging and Disability

AIRS Conference and National Aging and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - Saturday, May 30, 2015
Location: Dallas, TX

The National Aging and Disability I&R/A Symposium at the 2015 AIRS Conference is convened by the National I&R/A Support Center at NASUAD, in collaboration with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) and the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), and with support from the U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL). With a pre-conference I&R/A Summit for Aging and Disability professionals and a full complement of workshops, panel discussions, and conversation throughout the week, the Symposium is essential for keeping apprised of the latest developments in aging and disability I&R/A. Join us to experience a blend of workshops facilitated by I&R/A, ADRC, CIL, and Federal and National Association professionals from across the country discussing developments and initiatives in aging and disability information and referral programs. Topics such as No Wrong Door system building, ADRC partnerships, serving diverse consumers, and business strategies will provide insights to help you deliver effective I&R/A programs and services to older adults, people with disabilities, and caregivers.

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Now Archived: HHS/ED Joint Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs and the Role of UCEDDs

Now Archived: HHS/ED Joint Policy Statement on Inclusion in Early Childhood Programs and the Role of UCEDDs  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The US Departments of Education and Health and Human Services will be issuing in June a joint policy statement on inclusion of children with disabilities, including developmental disabilities, in early childhood inclusion programs. The goal is to provide recommendations to states and communities to increase inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. Attend this webinar to learn more about the joint policy statement and to engage in a discussion of how the UCEDDs can strategically disseminate this policy statement to the field.

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Act Early Northeast Regional Developmental Screening, Referral and Response Conference

Act Early Northeast Regional Developmental Screening, Referral and Response Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - Friday, May 22, 2015

The Act Early Ambassadors from the Northeast States have news to share on the Northeast Regional Developmental Screening, Referral and Response Conference scheduled on May 21 and May 22 in Hartford, CT. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to exchange national and state information on early identification, developmental screening, referral and response strategies and time for state teams to enhance state autism plans. Each state invited up to fourteen stakeholders committed to early identification, developmental screening, and referral and response activities. Breakout sessions are woven in to the agenda to allow time for state teams to gather and identify two to four strategies and outcomes to enhance their state autism plan.

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Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 18, 2015 - Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Location: Honolulu, HI:

The Pacific Rim International Conference, considered one of the most 'diverse' gatherings in the world, encourages and respects voices from diverse perspective across numerous areas.

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Now Archived: Physical Activity is for Everybody  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 18, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

A truly inclusive community is one in which health promotion activities are as accessible to people with disabilities as they are to people without disabilities. The outcome of inclusive physical activity communities is a society that respects and values the rights of all. Physical activity can provide individuals with disabilities the strength and stamina required to participate in all aspects of life actively and successfully = it also benefits all adults, whether or not they have a disability, by reducing their risk of serious chronic diseases, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some cancers.

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Community Conversation: A time for open dialogue and learning about diversity and inclusion

Community Conversation: A time for open dialogue and learning about diversity and inclusion  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 11, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Virtual Discussion Forum

AUCD's Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint team hosts a community conversation for UCEDDs and LEND to engage in open dialogue about the challenges they face in services, programming, and recruitment in regards to diversity and inclusion. This is an opportunity to also share strategies to better improve practices, as well as the operational and infrastructure considerations to support those practices. This conversation will be facilitated by Anab A. Gulaid, Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, Kelly Nye-Lengerman, Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration and Dana Yarbrough, Virginia, Partnership for People with Disabilities.

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2015 Act Early Ambassador Strateg-Retreat  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Now Archived: Genetic Disorders and Associated Behavioral Phenotypes  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Location: Webinar

In order to best support and serve persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities, we must be aware of potential genetic impacts on behavioral and psychiatric symptoms.This presentation will provide an overview of 8 of the most common genetic syndromes that lead to intellectual disability. Related behavioral phenotypes, medical conditions, and physical features will be described for each.

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Now Archived - Trainee Webinar: Leadership After Graduation  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 4, 2015
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Location: Webinar

We will explore how trainees alumni create meaningful change in their communities - from early career moves (finding a job) to goals and lifelong professional development. AUCD offers ongoing support to trainee alumni through activities and as a resource as trainees begin their careers through job postings and early career professional development. Learn strategies to continue your leadership once class is dismissed and your diploma is hanging up on the wall.

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Now Archived: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Children's Mental Health  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 27, 2015
2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Location: Webinar

The Autism SIG will host a webinar which focuses on autism and co-morbid mental health conditions in children. We will focus on the challenges families face in accessing comprehensive services, as well as community and school based interventions.

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Act Early Network Virtual Networking Event  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 23, 2015
3:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET
Location: Virtual Event using Adobe Connect

Celebrate Autism Awareness Month with the Act Early Network and attend the Act Early Network Virtual Networking Event on Thursday, April 23 at 3pm-4pm ET to gain knowledge on effective program methods and strategies that improve early identification.

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Getting RtI and Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) Straight! Advanced Institute on the Law and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) (LA UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - Friday, April 24, 2015
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

The Human Development Center (Louisiana's UCEDD) is hosting a 2-day institute (April 23-24) on best practice for building and implementing multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS, aka Response to Intervention or RtI). National experts on law, science, and best practice for supporting students using MTSS/RtI will work with school leaders and practitioners to provide state-of-the-art information.

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Beyond Practice: Fostering Diverse Partnerships for Effective Care Coordination

Beyond Practice: Fostering Diverse Partnerships for Effective Care Coordination  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12:00pmET - 1:00pmET
Location: webinar

The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is hosting a free 3-part webinar series focusing on patient- and family- centered care coordination and its benefits for children, families, and clinicians.

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Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
Location: Chicago, IL

Registration for the second international Next Chapter Book Club and Beyond conference is open!

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Capacity Building Institute

Capacity Building Institute  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Friday, April 17, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA

The event is designed for faculty and staff from colleges and universities throughout the Southeast region who are offering or considering inclusive postsecondary education options, as well as students, peer mentors, and other interested professionals. Hosted by the Southeast Postsecondary Education Alliance.

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Act Early Forum Webinar: Text4Baby Mobile Information Service and Act Early Collaboration Opportunities

Act Early Forum Webinar: Text4Baby Mobile Information Service and Act Early Collaboration Opportunities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 16, 2015
2:00pm ET - 3:00pm ET

The Act Early Forum Webinar: Text4Baby Mobile Information Service and Act Early Collaboration Opportunities is scheduled for Thursday, April 16 at 2pm-3pmET.

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The Fifteenth Annual Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 13, 2015 - Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Location: Columbus, OH

The Multiple Perspectives conference is an ongoing exploration of disability as a reflection of the human condition seen through multiple lenses (theory, discipline, social constructs, personal experience, shared experience...). Presentations should encourage conversations across the typical divisions, boundaries and disciplines. Proposers are encouraged to consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. This year's conference will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ADA -out progress and the journey ahead. What have we learned? Where are we going? What are the important questions for the next 25 years?

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2015 Disability Policy Seminar

2015 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 13, 2015 - Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The 2015 Disability Policy Seminar is your best opportunity to cultivate new champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This unique event offers you the opportunity to come together for two days with other advocates, individuals with I/DD, experts and professionals in the field and learn about the issues. On the third day, take the valuable information covered during the Seminar to Capitol Hill and speak directly with your representatives about the issues that are important to you. Early bird registration and discounted pricing ends March 13!

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2015 Trainee Policy Summit

2015 Trainee Policy Summit  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 12, 2015
2:00pm - 7:30pm
Location: Washington, DC

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Policy Summit! Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits. An evening reception sponsored by JPMorgan Chase will provide a comfortable background for trainees to meet and network with over 200 peers from around the country.

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Now Archived: What to Know Before You Go: Preparing for the Disability Policy Seminar 2015

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar, presented by Kim Musheno, Director of Public Policy at AUCD, offers students, trainees and early career professionals an orientation to the policy issues and current legislation one can expect to learn more about at the 2015 Disability Policy Seminar. Attendees will learn the basics of how to make an appointment to meet with Congressional representatives, and how to deliver a unified message about federally funded programs that benefit people with disabilities.

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USD Center for Disabilities 2015 Spring Symposium

USD Center for Disabilities 2015 Spring Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 30, 2015 - Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Location: Chamberlain, SD

The purpose of the Spring Symposium is to bring a myriad of Center interactive activities, trainings, and workshops to one location, all at one three-day event. The keynote speaker this year is Andy Imparato, Association of University Centers on Disabilities executive director, which is the membership organization supporting the nation's 67 University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, one of which is the USD Center for Disabilities.

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Beyond Policy: Implementing Care Coordination in Practice

Beyond Policy: Implementing Care Coordination in Practice  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 30, 2015
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

The National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) is hosting the first webinar in a three part series focusing on implementation and evaluation of pediatric care coordination.

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2015 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - Friday, March 27, 2015
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda

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AIR-P/ATN AARC Webinar Series: Topic Transition

AIR-P/ATN AARC Webinar Series: Topic Transition  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 23, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ET
Location: Webinar

March's AARC Webinar will feature Julie Lounds Taylor, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Special Education at Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Investigator, discussing transition. CME credit is available for all AARC Webinars.

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The Spectrum of Developmental DisabilitiesXXXVII: The Intersection of Chronic Disease and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

The Spectrum of Developmental DisabilitiesXXXVII: The Intersection of Chronic Disease and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 23, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Location: Baltimore, MD

A century of medical advances and public health improvements have dramatically altered the epidemiology of child health. Mortality rates for many pediatric conditions such as acute infectious diseases, prematurity, congenital heart disease, and cystic fibrosis have significantly declined. At the same time, the number of children with developmental, behavioral, and mental health conditions has increased. Chronic medical disease in children is often associated with neurodevelopmental disorders but the developmental aspects are overshadowed by the chronic disease diagnosis. There is a dearth of research about the co-occurrence of chronic disease and developmental disabilities. Despite this lack of evidence, questions about the etiology, mechanism and management

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Facing the Future 23  l  Employment: The Possible Dream

Facing the Future 23 l Employment: The Possible Dream  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 20, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m
Location: New Brunswick, NJ

A conference for professionals highlighting best practices in supporting people with disabilities in career planning, customized employment, and transition from school to work Co-sponsored by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and NJ APSE.

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Now Archived: ePortfolio Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - Tuesday, March 17, 2015
1:30 pm Alaska time - 2:30 pm Alaska time
Location: Webinar

The Alaska LEND is hosting a webinar on ePortfolios for use in LEND Programs. National ePortfolio expert, Paul Wasko, will present about ePortfolios and how they are being used, with some ideas for LEND programs.

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2015 Pre-EHDI LEND Workshop

2015 Pre-EHDI LEND Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, March 8, 2015
12:00 PM - 2:00pmET
Location: Louisville, KY

LEND audiology trainees and faculty are invited to take a deep dive into Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) policy. Trainees will learn about the basis for EHDI legislation, identify and discuss key issues that lawmakers are currently being asked to consider, and work in teams to develop effective advocacy strategies. There will be special emphasis placed on EHDI reauthorization and its implications for how state programs are carried out.

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African American Symposium on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 27, 2015
Location: Phoenix, AZ

The Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities is a one-day conference providing culturally relevant information and resources to self-advocates, families and professionals. What started as an Arizona DD Network and Independent Living Center collaboration has since grown to include individuals, local organizations, and state agencies related to disability and from the greater community.

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AIR-P/ATN AARC Webinar Series: Topic - RFA6 UPDATES

AIR-P/ATN AARC Webinar Series: Topic - RFA6 UPDATES  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 26, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ET
Location: Webinar

February's AARC Webinar will feature three Network researchers currently conducting secondary data analyses utilizing existing AS ATN Registry data as part of AIR-P Network RFA ATN-AIR-14-06 activities. Each individual will present an update on their research activities including proposed analyses and early findings."Effectiveness of Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention Services for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders" by Nalin Payakachat, PhD, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences ; "Communication Deficits and the Motor System in ASD: Dissecting Patters on Association and Dissociation Between Them" by Maria Mody, PhD, MGHfC Lurie Center for Autism ; "Relationship Between Subtypes of Restricted and Repetitive Behaviors and Sleep Disturbance in Autism Spectrum Disorder" by Rachel Hundley, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center CME credit is available.

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Creating Effective Refugee Community Partnerships: Two Perspectives

Creating Effective Refugee Community Partnerships: Two Perspectives  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 26, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Diversity and Inclusion is an AUCD priority in alignment with AIDD's diversity initiative. To showcase and encourage best practices around the network, AUCD proudly invites you to participate in our first in the series of Diversity and Inclusion Webinars, "Creating Effective Refugee Community Partnerships: Two Perspectives". We will feature Dr. Jean E. Beatson, training director for the Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (VT LEND) program. She will share her experience in engaging VT refugee groups to build and sustain a diverse and inclusive VT LEND. The webinar will also feature Dr. Hyojin Im, Assistant Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work, who will talk about her work in engaging and developing sustainable

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HANDS in Autism Model in Practice: 3-Day Early Childhood Programming Workshop

HANDS in Autism Model in Practice: 3-Day Early Childhood Programming Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - Thursday, February 26, 2015
Location: Indianapolis, IN

Join the HANDS in Autism' Team for an intensive training that focuses on providing hands-on experience and coaching in a simulated classroom/work environment. Individuals on the spectrum participate, facilitating a rich learning environment for all.

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Now Archived: Act Early Forum Webinar: State Systems Grantees Program Implementation and Lessons Learned

Now Archived: Act Early Forum Webinar: State Systems Grantees Program Implementation and Lessons Learned  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 19, 2015
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: Webinar

The first quarter of 2015 Act Early Webinar welcomes the Act Early State Systems Grantees to present their 2014 project implementation activities and lessons learned. The webinar is scheduled for Thursday, February 19 at 3pm-4pmET.

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The Global Access Conference

The Global Access Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - Friday, February 20, 2015
Location: Westlake Village, CA

The Global Access Conference, presented by Joni and Friends, will bring together disability leaders, ministers, educators and practitioners from around the world. It's an unprecedented opportunity to share experiences, forge strong working relationships, and learn how to practically and effectively promote disability ministry in the Christian community. You will learn how to create and pursue advanced disability initiatives within church and cultural communities, and will build lasting networks of support and education throughout the international disability community.

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Now Archived: Bringing PBIS to Early Childhood Programs: The prevention of challenging behavior and the promotion of young children's social emotional competence  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join us for a discussion about the implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) within early care and education programs. Dr. Lise Fox, one of the developers of the Pyramid Model for Supporting Social Emotional Competence in Infants and Young Children, will describe how the framework of PBIS can be implemented with very young children within community and publicly-funded early care and education programs

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Now Archived: CMS Guidance and Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 11, 2015
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: Webinar

Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) released a guidance document related to services for those on the autism spectrum. Now it is left to individual states to grapple with what that means for each state. This webinar will feature presenters from AUCD, Easter Seals. NHeLP, and the Autism Society, and provide perspective on how one state (Connecticut) has responded to the guidance. Our goal is to provide some direction and ideas for those states still grappling with the implementation of the guidance

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2015 AMCHP Conference: United to Build Healthier Communities

2015 AMCHP Conference: United to Build Healthier Communities  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The AMCHP Annual Conference is the ideal venue to present your ideas, research, innovative programming, best practices, and effective outreach strategies to MCH and other public health practitioners, directors of state programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers and health care providers.

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2015 Joint MCHB Training Grantee Meeting

2015 Joint MCHB Training Grantee Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, January 24, 2015
9:00amET - 4:00pmET
Location: Washington, DC

This meeting brings together grantees of several of MCHB's leadership training program investments for a day of information sharing and collaboration.

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 Live webcast of Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Autism

Live webcast of Waisman Center Day with the Experts: Autism  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, January 24, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

Learn about the latest advances in autism research and services and hear from a panel of experts-individuals with autism and family members. This annual event is designed to be accessible for a broad range of community members and professionals.

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2015 LEND Directors and LEND/DBP Directors Strategic Thinking Meetings

2015 LEND Directors and LEND/DBP Directors Strategic Thinking Meetings  Copy to Calendar

Friday, January 23, 2015
9:00amET - 4:30pmET
Location: Washington, DC

These meetings allow LEND & DBP Directors to exchange information and best practices; to identify and address specific interdisciplinary and disciplinary training needs; and to foster increased cross-program coordination and collaboration.

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2015 LEAH Directors Meeting

2015 LEAH Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Friday, January 23, 2015 - Sunday, January 25, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

This Friday/Sunday meeting brings together LEAH Directors and Fellows for information sharing and collaboration. Saturday will include a meeting with MCHB staff and other leadership training grantees.

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Now Archived: Positive Supports and Cross Systems Crisis Intervention Planning  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

This webinar will address positive behavior supports for people with I/DD, and approaches to cross system crisis intervention planning.

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CDC Public Health Grand Rounds Presents:

CDC Public Health Grand Rounds Presents: "Understanding the Causes of Major Birth Defects: Steps to Prevention"  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

Please join us for this session of Grand Rounds as we discuss some of the research underway to identify the risk factors for birth defects, and develop the key intervention strategies that can be used to help ensure that every child is born in the best possible health.

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Now Archived: The Commit to Inclusion Campaign and the Guidelines to Disability Inclusion in Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Programs and Policies  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will cover the newly introduced Guidelines to Disability Inclusion in Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Programs and Policies and the Commit to Inclusion campaign that promotes the Guidelines. The Guidelines were created with an expert panel using criteria to qualify each guideline. They are intended for any organization that provides physical activity nutrition, or obesity programs or policies.

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2014 TASH Conference - Be the Future

2014 TASH Conference - Be the Future  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

For more than 38 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.

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Think College Webinar Series

Think College Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 24, 2014 - Thursday, May 21, 2015
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Webinar

Check out the upcoming webinars from Think College! The cost for each one hour webinar is $45.00, and all registrants has access to the live webinar as well as a recording to listen to later! REGISTER early, space is limited.

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Building Connections with Hmong families: Culturally Competent Approaches to Child Development LTSAE Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, November 21, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST

This webinar is designed for professionals who are interested in learning more about culturally specific and relevant strategies working with Hmong families with young children. Cultural views of disability and child development will be discussed. Resources and materials from "Learn the Signs. Act Early." will be highlighted.

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Learning Institute Number LI1007 - Scientific Writing for Peer Reviewed Publications for Public Health Professionals

Learning Institute Number LI1007 - Scientific Writing for Peer Reviewed Publications for Public Health Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 15, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The purpose of this Institute is to help public health practitioners at the state and local-levels turn their work into manuscripts for publication. The course will cover the following sections: why write for publication; what an editor looks for; how to write each section of a manuscript; and tips for submitting to journals. There will be two main presenters: one presenter is the editor-in-chief of Preventing Chronic Disease while the other presenter has served on the AJPH and MCHJ editorial boards, and has edited special issues of Pediatrics and the MCHJ. Both presenters have published at least 100 articles. They will be assisted by a number of other experienced authors or editors who will work with the class on partially-completed manuscripts that they will be asked to bring to class. Further details on this method of instruction are presented below. This course is proposed because a common complaint has been that there is a dearth of manuscripts from state and local-level health departments on their work. Publishing in peer-reviewed journals is one method for communicating the results of health department programs to a wider audience.

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2014 AUCD Conference

2014 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

The 2014 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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Watch the Archived 2014 AUCD Conference: New Attendee Orientation  Webinar

Watch the Archived 2014 AUCD Conference: New Attendee Orientation Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 31, 2014 - Friday, November 14, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Will 2014 be your first AUCD Conference? Then don't miss this free webinar! Let us answer your questions before you arrive in DC so you can make the most of your conference experience. Are you wondering about the dress code? How to find out what sessions to attend? What meetings you can participate in? Where to find lunch? Tune in to hear more from AUCD staff about the structure and content, and bring your questions!

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Bridging the Rainbow: Bringing LGBTQ+ and Disability Communities Together  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the parallel backgrounds of LGBTQ+ and disability communities, as well as discuss the possible spaces for coalitional activist work. In addition, the particular concerns of people with I/DD who identify as LGBTQ+ will be addressed, and suggestions and resources for further points of connection will be given.

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Health Literacy Principles and Adult Education Strategies to Engage Families in Early Intervention Services  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Service provision in early intervention requires effective communication between professionals and families. This is especially true given the shift toward coaching within a primary service provider model. This webinar will review research findings that were guided by health literacy principles and adult education strategies to illustrate the need for enhanced communication in early intervention. Facilitation and communication strategies to be incorporated into the daily practice of early intervention professionals who utilize coaching to provide caregiver education will be addressed.

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AUCD Unleashed: The Power of the AUCD Network for Trainees  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 27, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST
Location: Webinar

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Act Early Forum Webinar: Healthy Beginnings System of Care Project

Act Early Forum Webinar: Healthy Beginnings System of Care Project  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 23, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Please join the next Act Early Webinar as we welcome Susan Bertonaschi, Director of Health Promotion at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, to introduce the Healthy Beginnings System of Care project. This project was designed to address the goal of helping young children become and stay healthy, develop well, and thrive socially and emotionally in order to achieve academic success.

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Marketing and Branding your UCEDD: Standing out in your University and the Community  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 23, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

UCEDDs face a two-fold challenge when branding and marketing: satisfying their University regulations and reaching a wide community audience. This presentation will discuss the importance of UCEDD branding; a cohesive, recognizable logo; and streamlined marketing materials, all to meet communication goals for University and community audiences. The conversation will be supported through examples of strategies employed by Wyoming institute for Disabilities (WIND), the Wyoming UCEDD, over the past 20 years.

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32nd Annual Autism Conference

32nd Annual Autism Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014
Location: Atlantic City, NJ

Join 1,000 families and professionals for the latest evidence-based information necessary for supporting individuals with ASD. With a focus on practical strategies for learners of all ages, participants consistently provide positive feedback on their conference experience.

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14th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Advances in Research and Services

14th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Advances in Research and Services  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD

Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, this yearly event is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers and healthcare professionals. The sessions & workshops feature high-caliber speakers and presentations by visionaries in the field.This year, the focus will be on advances made in research and services for autism spectrum disorders.

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HCBS Conference

HCBS Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Saturday, October 18, 2014

This conference showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible.

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2014 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference

2014 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014
Location: Oklahoma City, OK

The conference theme "The Sooner We're Equal the Better," not only shows our pride as the Sooner State, but it also describes the efforts of self-advocates across America and the globe to enjoy the same rights as any citizen in any community while striving to live independent and fulfilling lives

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14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology Showcase

14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology Showcase  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Broomfield, CO

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2014 Southwest Coference on Disability

2014 Southwest Coference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 - Friday, October 10, 2014
Location: Albuquerque, NM

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15th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - Friday, October 3, 2014
Location: Online Broadcast Live & Houston, TX

Registration will soon open for the Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital 15th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference, October 2-3, 2014, in Houston. The "Transition Conference" delivers practical, insightful, and relevant information for physicians, social workers, counselors, faculty, staff, students, youth and young adults with chronic illness and their parents and guardians

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Maternal-Child Health Conference 2014

Maternal-Child Health Conference 2014  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: Indianapolis, IN

These one-day seminars and the two-day conference feature top professionals in the perinatal field. Aimed at the experienced perinatal professional, including: nurses, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, doulas, midwives, and more; this event offers different levels of clinical skills, trending information, and so much more. We are excited to provide two full days that will connect you with some of the best in the maternal-child health field as well as give you a chance to network and meet colleagues from all aspects of perinatal work.

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The Arc's 2014 National Convention

The Arc's 2014 National Convention  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: New Orleans, LA

You are invited to enjoy the classic Southern city of New Orleans with The Arc as we network, learn and lead the movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the future. The Arcs annual National Convention is set for September 30 through October 2 in New Orleans, LA with more than 600 people who share your passion for disability issues.

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Using Evaluation Data to Tell your Story  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Many of us collect evaluation data. Sometimes though, it feels like the evaluation data are used to check off a box on some form and the information is not used effectively. This workshop will focus on the presentation of evaluation data and how the information can be used to tell a story such that the data are used to move a project or activity forward. Some of this comes from how the data are presented, some of this from how and who we share outcomes with. Recommended practices from the literature will be shared. Examples from actual projects of how data has been used to effect change will be discussed.

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Screening Infants and Young Children for Neuromotor Delay. Do You Know What to Look For?

Screening Infants and Young Children for Neuromotor Delay. Do You Know What to Look For?  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 18, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

This session will provide an overview of the guidelines for developmental surveillance and screening outlined in the clinical report Motor Delays: Early Identification and Evaluation (Pediatrics, June 2013). An overview of the Identifying Children with Motor Delays Algorithm for surveillance and screening will be provided. At the end of the session attendees will be able to implement improved motor screening as part of anticipatory guidance and well child care. Specific examples will facilitate recognition of the signs and symptoms of various types of muscular dystrophies.

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JCIJL International Clinical Conference

JCIJL International Clinical Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - Friday, September 19, 2014
Location: Paris, France

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AACPDM 2014: 68th Annual Meeting

AACPDM 2014: 68th Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Location: San Diego, CA

Are you ready "To Boldy Go..."? You're invited to the AACPDM 68th Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, CA. The meeting will provide bold opportunities throughout the program for you to explore new frontiers, both academically and socially.

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The Roles of UCEDDs/LENDs in Advancing Thinking, Practice, and Policies that Support Families  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

UCEDD's and LEND's continue to play an important role in the self-advocacy, family and sibling movements. This webinar will update staff, faculty and students on how UCEDD/LEND are involved in supporting families work and provide examples of specific activities that are addressing the core functions. There will be time for discussions and other Family Support Special Interest Group and national updates. A Webinar from AUCD's Family Support SIG.

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High Impact Dissemination: 10 Cost Effective Strategies to Communicate in a Digital and Academic Environment  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 28, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

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The Multicultural Council Presents: Supporting Former Refugee Families with Children with Disabilities in LEND Programs  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
3:00 PM ET - 4:00 PM ET
Location: webinar

This presentation will discuss recruitment of former refugees to the Vermont LEND. Specifics will be presented on cultural and linguistic competence professional development for faculty, staff, trainees, as well as mentorship. A Vermont LEND trainee and former refugee from Somalia will present her vision and work in the Medical Home wing as it relates to culturally responsive care coordination. Steps for advocacy and systems change will also be discussed.

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Patient Care if Motor Delay is Identified: Do you know the "Red Flags" to look for?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

This session will cover the care coordination and co-management of children who have or may have a Neuromotor diagnosis.

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AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series: AIR-P Nutrition Updates

AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series: AIR-P Nutrition Updates  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 25, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Please save the date for this one hour webinar held by the AS ATN/ AIR-P Network.

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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Whats in it for People with Disabilities and the AUCD Network  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Overview of disability related provisions in the new WIOA of 2014. This law reauthorizes, updates, and strengthens the Workforce Investment Act, including the creation of new supports and services for individuals with disabilities.

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SPHARC State Grantee Peer-to-Peer Exchange: Screening and Beyond: Improving Systems for Developmental Screening and Early Identification  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The August SPHARC Peer-to-Peer will take place in Maryland and will be hosted by the Maryland State Autism Grantee team. The Peer-to-Peer is designed to develop skills and build the capacity of State Autism Grantees to be prepared to address emerging MCH issues as they apply to Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. One of the technical assistance areas identified by current grantees is improving screening and early identification.

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Reinventing Quality 2014: Ensuring Quality in Rapidly Changing Times

Reinventing Quality 2014: Ensuring Quality in Rapidly Changing Times  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD

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MCHB Division of MCH Workforce Development Orientation

MCHB Division of MCH Workforce Development Orientation  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 31, 2014
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

Open to all, this webinar will provide an overview of MCHB strategic priorities, an overview of the Division within the context of HRSA and MCHB, a description of the current Division investments, a review of reporting requirements and deadlines for grantees, and more.

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2014 CAAI Virtual Poster Symposium

2014 CAAI Virtual Poster Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 28, 2014 - Tuesday, July 29, 2014
3:00 PM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT
Location: webinar

CAAI grantees are cordially invited to present at and participate in our first CAAI Virtual Poster Symposium! A virtual poster symposium expands the concept of a poster presentation beyond the walls of a conference hall. This event will share a wide variety of successes CAAI grantees have experienced in the identification, assessment, diagnosis, and services to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities and their families.

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Act Early Forum Webinar: The Act Early Network and You: Autism CARES Act

Act Early Forum Webinar: The Act Early Network and You: Autism CARES Act  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - Thursday, July 24, 2014
3:30pm ET - 4:30pm ET
Location: Webinar

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<br>45th Autism Society National Conference and Exposition


45th Autism Society National Conference and Exposition
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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Saturday, July 26, 2014
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Connect with Autism: Learn and Earn CEUs, Network with over 1000 advocates, individuals with ASD, providers and professionals!

This is one of the largest autism conferences in the United States with over 1,000 attendees close to 100 exhibitors and 100 speakers. Earn CEUs and network with professionals, service providers, and individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. See conference schedule here and register today!

Follow us on social media to receive updates and special content leading up to and during the conference by following hashtag #connect2autism!

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Using Video to Enhance Early Intervention Services Part 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Working with Video Files  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Tuesday, July 22, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Part 1 of this series reviewed the conceptual basis for using digital video in early intervention and illustrated many ways that video can enhance a number of key practices, including assessment, documentation, planning, family support/engagement, self-reflection, and more. Part 2 will explore more technical aspects and will review a six-step process for working with video, including shooting, titling, organizing, editing, sharing, and storing video files. An in-depth resource guide will accompany the session. This webinar is presented by AUCD's Early Intervention/Early Childhoood Special Interest Group and is open to all.

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ISAAC 2014 Conference

ISAAC 2014 Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - Thursday, July 24, 2014
Location: Lisbon, Portugal

Join us in Lisbon for keynotes, exhibits, workshops, social events, seminars, the AAC Camp, and the Research Symposium - everything you have come to expect from an ISAAC conference and more. Enjoy the history and culture of the 'City of Light,; in the company of old friends and new.

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Accessing Social Media

Accessing Social Media  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 17, 2014
9:00amET - 4:00pmET
Location: Washington, DC

The FCC's Accessibility & Innovation (A&I) Initiative will hold an event intended to facilitate an exchange of information about making social media tools and content accessible to people with disabilities. The goal of the event is to heighten awareness among technology developers and media producers so that they are inspired to increase the level of social media accessibility.

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2014 Training Institutes: Improving Childrens Mental Health Care in an Era of Change, Challenge, and Innovations: The Role of the System of Care Approach

2014 Training Institutes: Improving Childrens Mental Health Care in an Era of Change, Challenge, and Innovations: The Role of the System of Care Approach  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
Location: Gaylord National Harbor

The National Technical Assistance Center for Children's Mental Health at the Georgetown University Center for Child and Human Development is offering Training Institutes on improving services and supports for children, adolescents, and young adults with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families.

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AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- AIR-P Network Collaborations)

AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- AIR-P Network Collaborations)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 15, 2014
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

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International Summit on Accessibility

International Summit on Accessibility  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Location: Ottowa, Ontario

The International Summit on Accessibility, Making it Happen: From Intention to Action, embraces the positive progress in creating accessible and inclusive communities and brings together a diverse leadership collective to share achievement and create action. Our conference promotes access and inclusion for persons with disabilities in all aspects of life. Everyone has a part to play in making the world a more accessible and inclusive place for all.

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26th Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability

26th Meeting of the European Academy of Childhood Disability  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - Saturday, July 5, 2014
Location: Vienna, Austria

The logo of the annual meeting 2014 is a part of a drawing of a Viennese artist who lives in a facility for autistic people. The logo is mostly conceived enjoyable. Although it seems that every horse has the same shape and looks in the same direction. However, in the original picture with its 91 horses, there are not two of them looking alike. From a clinical point of view we tend to prioritize the signs of pathology as we are trained to search for them. However, looking at 'the other side' of the picture is to observe it from an artistic point of view - one might be impressed by the differences within the similarities. Therefore the theme of the meeting shall remind us that each thing, every action, every kind of observable behaviour can also be seen from another perspective - it has an 'other side'.

 

iCare4Autism International Autism Conference

iCare4Autism International Autism Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 30, 2014 - Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Location: New York, New York

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Regional Genetic Collaborative (RC) / LEND Virtual Meeting

Regional Genetic Collaborative (RC) / LEND Virtual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 26, 2014
2:30pmET - 4:00pm ET
Location: webinar

AUCD and the National Coordinating Center of ACMG have organized this meeting to bring together representatives of the Regional Genetic Services Collaboratives with staff and faculty from the LEND programs to discuss progress on action plans and build on collaborations begun in November 2013 during the in-person meeting in Washington D.C.

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AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- AIR-P Research updates)

AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- AIR-P Research updates)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 23, 2014
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

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AAIDD Annual Meeting 2014: Embracing Complexity: Inclusion, Participation, Citizenship

AAIDD Annual Meeting 2014: Embracing Complexity: Inclusion, Participation, Citizenship  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - Thursday, June 26, 2014
Location: Orlando, FL

The AAIDD Annual Meeting provides researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives.

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Celebrating a Landmark Civil Rights Anniversary: 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision

Celebrating a Landmark Civil Rights Anniversary: 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 22, 2014
1:00pmET - 2:30pmET
Location: online

Join senior officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a celebration of the Olmstead decision which required states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and ensure they receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate.

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2014 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

2014 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 16, 2014 - Friday, June 20, 2014
Location: Dallas, Texas

Theme: 'Caring Theologically and Thinking Pastorally: Disability as a Critical Question and Questioner'
Practitioners, theologians and scholars from across the country and around the world will address theological issues, religious practices and inclusion of people with disabilities and their families during the Fifth Annual Summer Institute on Theology and Disability, June 16-20, in Dallas.

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Pediatric Audiology: Evaluating the Hearing of Infants and Toddlers

Pediatric Audiology: Evaluating the Hearing of Infants and Toddlers  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 13, 2014 - Saturday, June 14, 2014
Location: The Ray & Joan Kroc Center

Idahos Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program and the National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management (NCHAM) are partnering to offer another exciting training opportunity for audiologists. This instruction will enhance knowledge and skills in the assessment for hearing loss in infants and toddlers. In addition, this training will provide strategies to ensure appropriate intervention is provided to children with hearing loss. The educational opportunity combines 5 weeks of online preparation with a two-day, on-site workshop emphasizing clinical procedures and hands-on practicum.

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CARES (formerly CAAI) Module  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 9, 2014 - Monday, June 9, 2014
1:00 pm EST - 2:00 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar provided an overview of the CARES (formerly CAAI) Module for LENDs and DBPs.

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2014 UCEDD Leadership Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014
Location: Newark, DE

After another successful year, the UCEDD Leadership Institute will be back in 2014 to help prepare the next generation of leaders. Please consider recommending your staff for the 2014 class of future UCEDD leaders representing the full diversity of the country.

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M.S. in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Concentration in Developmental Disabilities - FULLY ONLINE!  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 6, 2014 - Friday, June 5, 2015

The FCIC and University of South Florida announce a fully online Master of Science degree in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health with a concentration in Developmental Disabilities starting Spring 2015! This degree prepares professionals to understand, apply, and evaluate systems, policy, and evidence-based practices for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. Participants may apply for either a thesis or applied track. For more information on the program and to apply, visit our website http://cabh.cbcs.usf.edu.

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Promising Practices and Technologies for Communicating with Persons with Access and Functional Needs During Emergencies

Promising Practices and Technologies for Communicating with Persons with Access and Functional Needs During Emergencies  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014
1:00pmET
Location: webinar

The First Responders Group Capacity Building Webinar Series features webinar-based training events that offer innovative practices and emerging national models on how our nation's emergency management and responder agencies can effectively share incident-critical information, improve emergency communications, and implement solutions that are cost-effective, interoperable, proven, and available.

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Online Graduate Certificate Program: Positive Behavior Support (FL UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The University of South Florida and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities offer a fully online Graduate Certificate in Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This 12 credit hour course of study prepares individuals from mental health, school psychology, school administration, education, early education, and social work to be effective members of the school, early childhood, or individual support team implementing PBS. The program includes classes focused on providing consultation and guiding collaboration, implementing school-wide PBS, addressing behavior challenges in young children, and intensive individualized interventions. For more information visit http://pbs.cbcs.usf.edu.

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2014 Act Early Ambassador Training (Invitation Only)

2014 Act Early Ambassador Training (Invitation Only)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Location: Atlanta, GA

This two-day training will provide opportunities to learn more about the Ambassador program, including discussion about resources and tools that can be utilized during your term as an Ambassador. There will also be opportunities to network, share, and learn from fellow Ambassadors, the "Learn the Signs. Act Early." team at CDC and other Act Early partners.

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APHA Disability Section Webinar: Environmental Factors for Persons with Disabilities

APHA Disability Section Webinar: Environmental Factors for Persons with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The APHA Disability Section will be conducting their third webinar in this series. The purpose of these webinars is to promote learning, to provide an opportunity for students and Disability Section members to share their research throughout the year! This webinar will focus on Environmental Factors for Persons with Disabilities. The moderator of this webinar is Andy Imparto, JD.

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Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Recognizing the importance of early identification and screening, several key agencies partnered to launch Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive!, a coordinated interagency effort to encourage developmental and behavioral screening and support for children, families, and the providers who care for them. During this webinar, representatives from AUCD's Early Intervention/Early Childhood Group will provide a general overview of current early childhood developmental and behavioral screening efforts. Then federal agency representatives will provide a brief overview of the campaign. The remainder of the time will be an interactive discussion with the federal representatives on how to further integrate comprehensive screening into community systems and the role of medical home in screening efforts.

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2014 CAAI Webinar: Reducing Disparities for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Location: webinar

Disparities in accessing diagnostic and treatment services, access to care based on location, and racial and cultural differences in outcomes exist in our health care service systems. This webinar focused on CAAI grantees' work in reducing some of these disparities for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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Vital Signs Webinar: More adults with disabilities need physical activity - How can health professionals help?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m ET
Location: webinar

Please join an expert panel for a webinar on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. PT. The panel will address how you can discuss and recommend appropriate physical activity options and programs for your adult patients with disabilities.

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30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity

30th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 19, 2014 - Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Location: Honolulu, HI

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Update on Federal Family Support Policy  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 19, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Kim Musheno, Director of Public Policy for AUCD, will provide updates on federal legislative issues that impact family support. Updates will include the current status of reauthorization, new legislation and appropriations for: Family Medical Leave Act; Projects of National Significance; Title II of The Developmental Disability Act; Older American's Act Family Care Giver Support Program; Family To Family Health Information Centers; Lifespan Respite and ABLE Achieving A Better Life Experience Act and activities of the Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities Family Support Task Force. Updates will be followed by a discussion on action steps for the AUCD network and allies.

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Improving Readability and Usability of EHDI Newborn Hearing Screening Brochures

Improving Readability and Usability of EHDI Newborn Hearing Screening Brochures  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 19, 2014
11:30amMT - 12:30pmMT
Location: webinar

NCHAM is bringing a little bit of the National EHDI Conference to you! Please join us for one or all of our upcoming Webinar series featuring presenters and posters from the 2014 National EHDI Conference. We will be kicking off the series with a look at Health Literacy in EHDI Materials.

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Health, Behavior and Healthy Behavior for Children and Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 16, 2014 - Friday, May 16, 2014
Location: webinar

Individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) are more likely to have health related problems and also likely to challenges in accessing appropriate health care. These realities are complicated by limitations in communication and by some behavioral expressions of distress. This presentation reviewed some of the health related considerations and the importance of understanding health promotion in preventing unnecessary medical and behavioral complications for people with IDD.

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Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Part II: Stories from State Systems Grantees

Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Part II: Stories from State Systems Grantees  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - Thursday, May 15, 2014
3:00 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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The Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) Presents: Evaluation Models For University Centers on Disabilities

The Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) Presents: Evaluation Models For University Centers on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Location: webinar

This webinar provided a number of different ways of looking at general or conceptual evaluation models, as well as some specific examples of how one University Center on Disability undertakes its evaluation efforts. The overall goal of the webinar was to provide evaluation frameworks and information that can be used by both continuing and competing UCEDD applicants, as well as to improve the discussion regarding evaluation models, methods, sources of data, and communication of findings.

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Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Location: online course

Think Cultural Health is pleased to announce the release of the Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals (CCPOHP), a free e-learning program that offers information and knowledge about cultural and linguistic competency specifically for oral health professionals, such as dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. The CCPOHP is a 3-course program that will offer eligible oral health professionals the opportunity to gain up to six continuing education credits at no cost to them.

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Deaf Studies and Culture Online Courses  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014
Location: Online

Interested in obtaining an undergraduate or graduate degree in Deaf Studies? Gallaudet University is irrefutably the world's expert on American Sign Language and deaf studies. Having a rich history of being a leader in deaf education for over a hundred years, as well as being the premier educational institution that identified ASL as a true and independent language, it is clear that if you're interested in studying either ASL or the study of deaf people and deaf communities, Gallaudet University is the place. For more information contact Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.office@gallaudet.edu or Graduate Admissions at graduate.school@gallaudet.edu.

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What the Eyes Reveal About the Brain: Advances in Human Language Acquisition-Insights from Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) and the Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2)

What the Eyes Reveal About the Brain: Advances in Human Language Acquisition-Insights from Visual Language and Visual Learning (VL2) and the Brain and Language Laboratory (BL2)"  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 1, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

Important research will be shared related to the visual modality and what happens when as Petitto's says, "the lion's share of knowledge comes from the eyes." What is the impact of that on brain structure and brain function? And particularly, how does this relate to early language acquisition? This webinar will use a different format from previous webinars. The first part will feature a pre-recorded tour of the Brain Lab with Petitto and her lab assistants. During the second part, Petitto will interact with viewers in a live question-and-answer session. A webinar offered by the Laurent Clerk National Deaf Education Center.

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Web Accessibility: What it is and Why it is Important to Your UCEDD (an archived CEDC Webinar)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 1, 2014
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: webinar

Todd Weissenberger, University of Iowa Web Accessibility Coordinator, and Mike Hoenig, a program coordinator at the Center for Disabilities and Development, Iowa UCEDD and an end user of assistive technology, will define Web accessibility from the legal and end user perspective, describe factors which lead to access barriers, define Web accessibility principles, outline the many reasons for incorporating accessibility into your Web design, and share pertinent resources.

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2014 CAAI Webinar: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
3:00pm ET - 4:30pm ET
Location: webinar

This webinar began with a presentation from Got Transition staff who spoke broadly about transition and an upcoming Federal transition plan, followed by CAAI grantee presentations on research, training, state-specific successes and best practices for advancing transition for individuals on the autism spectrum.

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AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- Functional GI (AIR-P Research))

AS ATN/AIR-P AARC Webinar Series (topic- Functional GI (AIR-P Research))  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 28, 2014
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Location: webianr

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Applied Behavior Analysis: Statewide Issues and Solutions Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Thursday, April 24, 2014
3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

In this webinar, issues around the implementation of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) programs were discussed including licensure, funding, diversity of practices and quality, understanding of ABA and collaboration between ABA providers and other organizations. Both Tennessee and Indiana have addressed these issues and in different ways. This webinar highlighted the processes both states have followed in trying to reach some consensus and to promote legislation in this area.

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NCMHI Webinar: Starting and Supporting Family Advisory Groups: A How-To Webinar

NCMHI Webinar: Starting and Supporting Family Advisory Groups: A How-To Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 24, 2014
11:00 - 12:00 pm CST
Location: Webinar

Join the National Center for Medical Home Implementation for the last installment of a free 3-part webinar series focusing on the promotion of partnership and teamwork in pediatric medical homes. This webinar will provide a detailed "How-To" description of starting and supporting family advisory groups, examples of best practices, and insights from parent partners.

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11th Annual National Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behavior

11th Annual National Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behavior  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Don't miss out on this wonderful training opportunity in sunny Florida! The National Training Institute on Effective Practices, hosted by the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (UCEDD) and the Pyramid Model Consortium, provides professionals with an in depth, intensive learning experience around the Pyramid Model framework for addressing the social and emotional development and challenging behavior of young children.

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EIEC Webinar: Using Video to Enhance Early Intervention Services  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

This webinar will illustrate the many ways that digital video can be used to enhance a number of key early intervention practices, including assessment, evaluation, documentation, planning, family support/engagement, self-reflection, coaching, reflective supervision, professional development, virtual participation, and more. The session will review recommendations for equipment, shooting, file management, editing, security, and sharing video files. An in-depth resource guide will accompany the session.

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Archived 2014 UCEDD Annual Report Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 17, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm ET
Location: Webinar

AIDD has completed their review of all 2013 UCEDD Annual Reports, and met with AUCD to discuss any notable findings and issues with the format and structure of the report. AUCD also received input from many of you regarding concerns or clarifications related to the Annual Report. We worked with a small group of data coordinators and directors to address these items, and have identified resolutions that appropriately address outstanding issues. During this webinar, we will be reviewing the changes made directly in NIRS.

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CAAI Training CAAI Training and State Health Systems Programs: What is happening in Maryland?  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 17, 2014
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: Webinar

Hosted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)'s Maternal Child Health Bureau (MCHB), this webinar will feature three Maryland Combating Autism Act grantees as they provide an overview for MCHB staff and intersted participants on current CAAI training and state systems initiatives in Maryland.

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2014 LEND Pre-EHDI Workshop: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
Location: Jacksonville, FL

On April 13, 2014, LEND students and trainees will participate in active learning strategies and case-based discussions around working with children with autism spectrum disorder and hearing loss. Participants will be placed in large and small group settings and will be encouraged to share personal experiences and best practices while reviewing case studies. For more information, contact Meaghan McHugh at mmchugh@aucd.org

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2014 Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting

2014 Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Location: Jacksonville, FL

In its 13th year, the EHDI Meeting has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees including those who: work in state Early Hearing Detection and Intervention programs; assist in EHDI efforts on the federal level; provide screening, diagnostic and early intervention support at the state/ local level to young children with hearing loss and their families; champion Medical Home activities within each state; are parents of children with hearing loss; or are deaf or hard-of-hearing adults who are helping to expand opportunities for young children with hearing loss. EHDI Meeting participants will range from state and local programs to the federal level and from academics to families.

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2014 Disability Policy Seminar

2014 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 7, 2014 - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

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2014 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium

2014 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 6, 2014
4:00pmET - 7:00pmET
Location: Washington, DC

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Symposium and Reception. Hill staffers will provide a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to live and work on Capitol Hill and share the ins and outs of some current legislative items, and trainees will have plenty of time to meet others from around the country.

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2014 Spring LEND Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, April 5, 2014 - Sunday, April 6, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

Held in conjunction with the Disability Policy Seminar.

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2014 CAAI Virtual Series

2014 CAAI Virtual Series  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Location: online

This year, CAAI grantees have an opportunity to share their successes and discuss topics of mutual interest in a virtual environment. Activities will begin during Autism Awareness Month (April) and will end with an interactive poster symposium in late July.

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Introduction to the National MCH Workforce Development Center (Webinar)

Introduction to the National MCH Workforce Development Center (Webinar)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

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EIEC Webinar: Improving Child and Family Outcomes: Systems change through the Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 25, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

The purpose of this presentation is to describe the core components of multi-tiered system of technical assistance for early childhood personnel preparation and the role of an implementation framework for scaling up for systems change. Rationale, operations, and essential features or characteristics will be presented and described as applied to the Early Childhood Personnel Center.

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2014 UCEDD Directors Retreat and AIDD TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - Friday, March 21, 2014
Location: Crystal City Hilton, Arlington, VA.

These meetings provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXVI: Intellectual Disability: At the Precipice

The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXVI: Intellectual Disability: At the Precipice  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 17, 2014 - Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Location: Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

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Disability Policy Seminar Orientation For Students, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - Tuesday, March 11, 2014

This webinar, presented by Kim Musheno, Director of Public Policy at AUCD, offered students, trainees and early career professionals an orientation to the policy issues and current legislation one can expect to learn more about at the 2014 Disability Policy Seminar. In addition to this content, attendees learned the basics of how to meet with Congressional representatives and deliver a unified message about federally funded programs that benefit people with disabilities.

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2014 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Friday, March 7, 2014
Location: Hotel Allegro, Chicago, Illinois

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities. The Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities was established in the 1960's as a forum for the exchange of scientific findings and as a mechanism to promote scientific networking.

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The Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) Presents: An Overview of Evaluation Approaches  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

This 30-minute CORE webinar will provide an overview of internal and external evaluations, formative and summative evaluation and evaluation models for grant writing.

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Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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Allies in Self-Advocacy Webinar: Wisconsins Self-Advocacy and Public Policy Efforts  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 20, 2014 - Thursday, February 20, 2014
1:00pm - 2:00pm CT

Wisconsins DD Network works together to support self advocates to strengthen our Statewide Self Advocacy efforts. Hear from Wisconsins Disability Partners organizations and People First Wisconsin on ways we are working together to increase leadership capacity and create change in Wisconsin.

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Emerging Transformational Leadership Program  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - Wednesday, February 19, 2014
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

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Co-Management and Transitions for Patients with Genetic Conditions  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 13, 2014
3:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET

Two of the key roles of a primary care provider is to coordinate care with sub-specialists and to provide long-term follow-up and care for patients. Tune in on Thursday, February 13, and learn how to improve the co-management and transition processes for patients with genetic conditions through the use of care teams, co-management plans, and care management tools.

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Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Stories from Act Early State Systems Grantees

Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Stories from Act Early State Systems Grantees  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - Thursday, February 13, 2014

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Walking Together Conference 2014: Christian Communities & Faithful Responses to Mental Illness  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - Saturday, February 8, 2014
Location: Houston, TX

The Walking Together conference will convene nationally recognized scholars and local community leaders to look at ways that communities throughout history cared for persons with what would now be called mental illness and host a community-wide conversation where we reimagine together our contemporary healing work.

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Academic Programs in Disability Studies  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - Thursday, August 17, 2017

This is a listing of Disability Studies programs in North American Academic Institutions. The title "Disability Studies" has become popular and is sometimes used to refer to programs in clinical or instructional fields. This listing does not include research or training centers that do not offer formal academic programs.

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EIEC Webinar: The Power of Parenting for Young Children with Disabilities: A Parent-Child Interaction Measurement Tool, Research Findings and Suggestions for Use  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 28, 2014
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

This webinar will present psychometric and administration information on the PICCOLO and its use as an assessment tool. The results of research using the PICCOLO with parents and children where the child has an identified disability will be presented. Information on how the PICCOLO can be incorporated into early intervention efforts will be discussed. Strategies for using the PICCOLO in practice will be described. This information will be useful to anyone interested in early intervention with families who have a child with a disability and families where the parent may have a disability. The message for the field is that common parenting behaviors, in which parents typically engage, are important predictors of later outcomes for children with identified disabilities, and these parenting behaviors need to play a more salient role in Part C services.

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Supporting Development of Infants Born Preterm: Do Our Policies Match the Needs?  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - Wednesday, January 15, 2014
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

This webinar started with a review of developmental outcomes for infants born preterm. The importance of early detection and intervention will be discussed and compared with Early Intervention policies. Participants were challenged to consider if our current policies meet the needs of infants born preterm in light of recent advances in research.

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An Introduction to Translational Neuroscience Approaches to Investigating Autism  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - Wednesday, December 18, 2013
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

This webinar provided an introduction and overview of three translational neuroscience approaches to investigating autism, namely eyetracking, electrophysiology, and functional neuroimaging.

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Scaling-Up EnvisionIT: An Evidence-Based Practice to Improve Academic and Transition Outcomes  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 16, 2013

This webinar introduced the EnvisionIT curriculum, a web-based curriculum that is aligned with the national Common Core State Standards (CCSS), summarized the research methods used to pilot and refine EnvisionIT thus far, and encouraged applications to scale-up EnvisionIT within and across school districts in their state.

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The Importance of Assessments in Helping People with Intellectual Disability and Mental Health and/or Behavioral Challenges: New Ways to Address Antipsychotic Medications and their Side Effects and Ways to Assess Trauma  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - Wednesday, December 11, 2013
3:00 PM EST - 4:30 PM EST

Assessing behavioral difficulties in a person with intellectual and developmental disabilities can be a challenge due to limitations in verbal self-report as well as multiple cognitive and physical disabilities. The purpose of this webinar was to introduce unique assessment approaches in two different areas. Read more...

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Retirement Party for George Jesien  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 17, 2013
6:30pmET - 9:00pmET
Location: Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel

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2013 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

The 2013 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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Inclusive Higher Education: Moving from Good Ideas to Great Outcomes  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - Sunday, November 17, 2013
Location: Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel

This event presents both general and concurrent sessions on a variety of topics related to higher education for students with intellectual disabilities. Click on the Schedule at a Glance to see session descriptions. A Networking Reception is planned for Saturday, 11/16 at the completion of the day's events--a chance to meet and greet conference attendees and presenters.

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Regional Genetic Services Collaboratives/LEND Joint Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 16, 2013
12:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Washington, DC

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Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part VII: Recent Advances in the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part VII: Recent Advances in the Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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6th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World: Embedding Birth Defects in the Continuum of Care

6th International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World: Embedding Birth Defects in the Continuum of Care  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 10, 2013 - Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Location: Shangri-la Mactan Cebu, Philippines

The 6th ICBD is being organized by the Institute of Human Genetics-National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila and the Asia Pacific Society for Human Genetics, with support from the March of Dimes Foundation and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA.

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Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part VI: What a Baby Can and Can't Do: Early Brain Development

Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part VI: What a Baby Can and Can't Do: Early Brain Development  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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The Disability Experience: State of the Arts in Research, Scholarship and the Arts  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - Friday, November 1, 2013
Location: University of Pittsburgh

The Students for Disability Advocacy, a newly formed student group at the University of Pittsburgh whose mission is to advocate for students with disabilities, will be holding a conference October 31st and November 1st, 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh William Pitt Union entitled The Disability Experience: State of the Arts in Research, Scholarship and the Arts.

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A Collaborative Interagency, Interdisciplinary Approach  to Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood

A Collaborative Interagency, Interdisciplinary Approach to Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET
Location: webinar

This Webinar will provide an overview of a paper written by AUCD members who seek to engage in conversations about improving interdisciplinary and interagency collaboration in supporting self-determined transition of youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities to adulthood and to community life.

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NCEDC Webinar: Collaboration between Core Functions: Supporting Families and Educating Students  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

This webinar will describe ways the Boggs Center, NJs UCEDD, engaged medical students in a Distinction in Service to the Community (DISC) project aimed at meeting the need for staff training of individuals and families self-directing their supports. Faculty and staff of the Boggs Center mentored medical students as they worked with families in the development of individualized lessons for DSPs. The project resulted in student learning about the community and family lives of people with developmental disabilities and the development of multi-media based lessons that can be used to train direct support professionals.

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Secondary Data Analysis of the AS ATN Registry: An Autism Speaks AS ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar

Secondary Data Analysis of the AS ATN Registry: An Autism Speaks AS ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 28, 2013
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

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Linking Evidence-based Practices in Behavioral Health Across Services Using Systems Change to Improve Quality of Life for Children and Adults with Dual Diagnosis (Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 28, 2013
Location: webinar

Improving behavioral health outcomes for individuals with IDD requires a framework for training and interagency communication across a variety of educational and human services. This webinar described statewide efforts for improving behavioral health outcomes for all children by working with mental health centers and other organizations to evaluate effectiveness, build the internal capacity, promote wellness, and improve communication.

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13th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Advances in Research and Services

13th Annual Autism Conference: Autism - Advances in Research and Services  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - Friday, October 25, 2013
Location: Timonium, MD

Hosted by the Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, this yearly event is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers and healthcare professionals. The sessions & workshops feature high-caliber speakers and presentations by visionaries in the field.This year, the focus will be on advances made in research and services for autism spectrum disorders.

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CUNY School of Professional Studies: Disability Studies  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Disability Studies is an emerging academic field that explores disability from multiple perspectives, including the social sciences, humanities, science, and the law. SPS offers groundbreaking, fully accredited programs within Disability Studies including: Online BA, MA and graduate certificate in Disability Studies

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Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Creative Ways to Reach Hard to Reach Populations - Part 2 of 2: Addressing Literacy in Low Income Families with

Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Creative Ways to Reach Hard to Reach Populations - Part 2 of 2: Addressing Literacy in Low Income Families with "Learn the Signs. Act Early."  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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Innovative Research on Employer Practices: Improving Employment for People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

A state of the science conference from the Rehabilitation and Research Training Center on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes among Individuals with Disabilities. This two-day event will highlight the research findings from the Employer Practices Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at Cornell University ILR School's Employment and Disability Institute.

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7th National Organizational Change Forum: 'A Time for Change: Sheltered Workshop Conversion'

7th National Organizational Change Forum: 'A Time for Change: Sheltered Workshop Conversion'  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Location: Burlington, VT

Participate in lively discussions and planning related to policy and systems change, leadership, management, transition, career development, and integrated employment. Forum planners encourage state teams to attend, including state Vocational Rehabilitation, Developmental Disabilities agency representatives, Behavioral Health Centers, local community providers, One Stop career center staff, local education agency staff, university faculty, self-advocates, and interested others.

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Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part V: Exploring the Brain with Functional MRI

Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part V: Exploring the Brain with Functional MRI  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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EIEC Webinar: IDEA Reauthorization: A Chance for a Redo and Revise for Infants and Young Children and their Families  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

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Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Next Chapter Book Club & Beyond: A conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 18, 2013 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
Location: Chicago, IL

Join us for the first-ever conference on literacy for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Next Chapter Book Club and Beyond. The purpose of this conference is to share insights, experiences, and strategies on literacy and lifelong learning for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

14th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - Friday, October 18, 2013
Location: Houston, TX & Live broadcast

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AACPDM 2013: Research and Practice

AACPDM 2013: Research and Practice  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
Location: Milwaukee, WI

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Helping Patients Navigate the Current Landscape of Genetic Testing During Pregnancy and Ensuring They Receive Reliable Support and Information  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

The University of Kentucky's Human Development Institute (HDI) has created a National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Down Syndrome Resources that oversees three programs that complement each other in providing important resources and information for new and expectant parents learning about a diagnosis of Down syndrome. These programs include the Lettercase program, Brighter Tomorrows, and Down Syndrome Pregnancy. The Center provides this clearinghouse of nationally recommended resources so that medical practitioners, expectant parents, and new parents have access to accurate, current and balanced information about Down syndrome. The activities of the Center include the dissemination of free resources to medical providers and their patients, the development of new materials, and national medical outreach through presentations at medical conferences and journals.

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Ready, Set, Go: ACA Basics and Outreach & Education Opportunities

Ready, Set, Go: ACA Basics and Outreach & Education Opportunities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
3:00pm EST - 4:30pm EST
Location: webinar

Join HRSA's MCHB for a webcast focusing on the historic coverage expansions in January 2014 under the Affordable Care Act.

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2013 Southwest Conference on Disability

2013 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - Friday, October 11, 2013
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Themes for 2013 include the following: The Rehabilitation Act At 40: Promises Kept, Promises Still To Keep; Assistive Technology: Opening Doors For People With Disabilities; When The Community, Business and Government Collaborate, People With Disabilities Work; Access To Health For Women With Disabilities and Brain Injury: A Family Affair Across The Lifespan.

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AUCD Network: Learn the Benefits of Your Membership  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET

What is the AUCD network? How will AUCD help me this year and into my career? How can I get involved in the Network? This webinar took place on October 8 and the audience learned the answers to these questions and more as they begin at a LEND or UCEDD.

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The Impact of Interprofessional Education on Improving Hispanic Health

The Impact of Interprofessional Education on Improving Hispanic Health  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 3, 2013
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

This session, open to all HRSA staff and external stakeholders, will discuss the interprofessional efforts in the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr). The session will feature presentations from the Divisions of Nursing, Public Health & Interdisciplinary Education, and Medicine & Dentistry.

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Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2013 Annual Meeting

Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2013 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 27, 2013 - Monday, September 30, 2013
Location: Baltimore, MD

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) is an international organization dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents by promoting research, teaching and clinical practice in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Comprised of more than 700 members, the society strives to promote an understanding of the social, educational, and cultural influences on children.

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Affordable Care Act Implementation: What Happens Next?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

Do you still have questions about what the Affordable Care Act means for people with disabilities? Open enrollment starts October 1, and health coverage starts January 1, so join this timely webinar to learn about the current status of ACA implementation and some key details important for people with disabilities, families and professionals.

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Coding & Billing for ASD: Part of the AS ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar Series

Coding & Billing for ASD: Part of the AS ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

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Overcoming Challenges to Conducting Research with Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: A webinar from AUCD's Council on Research and Evaluation  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 23, 2013
2:00pm ET - 3:30pm ET
Location: webinar

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AUCD and the Multicultural Council Present: Organizations and Developing Culturally Competent Parent Support Groups  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 16, 2013 - Monday, September 16, 2013

The development of support groups for families and individuals with disabilities can be a vital outreach and research component of UCEDDs/LENDs. Implementing culturally and linguistically competent support groups for diverse populations will provide UCEDDs/LENDs the opportunity to serve underserved populations while developing trust and relationships to increase diversity in research projects. This webinar presented best practices on developing culturally and linguistically competent support groups and utilizing support groups in research. Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities highlighted two of its projects: Hispanic Parent Support Group and Parent Stress Intervention Research Project.

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Tri-Caucus Health Disparities Summit - Practices and Policies that Promote Health Justice  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 6, 2013 - Saturday, September 7, 2013
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Join members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus, the Congressional Black Caucus, the congressional Native American Caucus, Tribal Leaders, Policy Experts, community Members, and researches to examine the root causes of and solutions to health disparities.

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NCEDC Webinar: Self-Advocacy Online & Research Translation: Fuller Participation for Individuals with ID/DD  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 29, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET

Self-Advocacy Online is an educational and networking website for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is a place to find accessible information on current topics in self-advocacy. Key areas of the site include a listing of self-advocacy groups, a video story wall, an online learning center, and research studies translated into accessible documents.

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EIEC Webinar: How Persistent are Developmental Delays in Young Children in the US?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pmET

This presentation will explore this issue using data from 2 longitudinal samples of US children. The findings have important implications for how developmental services should be configured. This talk is geared toward MCH professionals who work with young children at risk for developmental difficulties.

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IASSID 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Conference: Multiformity and diversity: Combing indiviudal care and community-based supports

IASSID 3rd Asia Pacific Regional Conference: Multiformity and diversity: Combing indiviudal care and community-based supports  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - Saturday, August 24, 2013
Location: Tokyo, Japan

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Health Insurance Marketplaces: Preparing to assist people with disabilities

Health Insurance Marketplaces: Preparing to assist people with disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST
Location: Webinar

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The Arc 2013 National Convention

The Arc 2013 National Convention  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - Monday, August 5, 2013
Location: Bellevue, WA

Plan to join The Arc in Bellevue, WA on Seattle's East side for the 2013 National Convention from August 3-5 where we'll be Achieving Momentum in the movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Come to Washington to discover new information, new programs, new technology, and new ways for you to keep moving forward with your goals as well! Join hundreds of other individuals, families, advocates, experts, and professionals in the field for three days of informative sessions, unique events, and opportunities to connect.

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Pediatric Audiology Conference: Applications of Evoked Potentials

Pediatric Audiology Conference: Applications of Evoked Potentials  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 2, 2013
7:30 AM CDT - 5:00 PM CDT
Location: Omaha, NE

This conference for Audiologists and Hearing Aid Dispensers will explore current issues related to hearing loss in children throughout the continuum of care. Topics covered will address the clinical application of Otoacoustic Emissions and Auditory Brainstem Response testing, as well as pediatric case management.

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National Center on Inclusive Education Summer Institute: When Behavior Gets in the Way: Creating Caring Schools and Communities

National Center on Inclusive Education Summer Institute: When Behavior Gets in the Way: Creating Caring Schools and Communities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 29, 2013 - Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Location: Manchester, NH

This conference from the UNH Institute on Disability's National Center on Inclusive Education (NCIE) Summer Institute will provide learning experiences for families, educators, community service providers, community mental health professionals, and self-advocates who are working to promote inclusive education and transition experiences for students who have challenging behaviors.

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Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals

Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Friday, July 26, 2013 - Saturday, July 27, 2013
Location: Columbus, OH

This two-day conference is open to physicians, psychologists, nurses, allied health professionals, educators, behavioral specialists and other professionals, as well as families affected by autism. It will feature science sessions and targeted workshops focused on the most current guidance for addressing medical issues, developing approaches to care that integrate behavioral and medical approaches across the lifespan, and helping children and adolescents with ASD to have healthy and successful lives.

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ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar Series - Allergies & ASD

ATN/AIR-P Advances in Autism Research & Care Webinar Series - Allergies & ASD  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - Wednesday, July 24, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

Join the Autism Treatment Network and the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health for a one hour webinar regarding information on the topic of Allergies & ASD.

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Everything You Wanted to Know about the ADA and Transit but Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Wanted to Know about the ADA and Transit but Were Afraid to Ask  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
2:00 PM EDT - 3:30 PM EDT
Location: Webinar

Easter Seals Project ACTION staff will start by answering the most common and difficult questions received on the ADA with regard to fixed-route and ADA complementary paratransit services. Then, participants will be able to ask ESPA staff their own questions during an extensive Q&A. Register by July 22nd!

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DMCHWD 2013 Performance Measurement Technical Assistance Series

DMCHWD 2013 Performance Measurement Technical Assistance Series  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Location: webinar

The Division of MCH Workforce Development (DMCHWD) launched a technical assistance (TA) webinar series for MCH Training Program Directors and Data Coordinators aimed at emphasizing and communicating data. Archives now available!

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Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Creative Ways to Reach Hard to Reach Populations - Part 1 of 2: Addressing Disparities in

Act Early Forum Webinar Series: Creative Ways to Reach Hard to Reach Populations - Part 1 of 2: Addressing Disparities in "Learn the Signs. Act Early.": Reaching Families at Risk for Child Maltreatment  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - Tuesday, July 23, 2013
12:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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2013 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

2013 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 15, 2013 - Friday, July 19, 2013
Location: University of Toronto Conference Center

The theme of the 2013 Summer Institute is "In God There Is Diversity, But No Division: Building Interfaith Dialogue and Collaboration through Theology and Disability." The Collaborative on Disability, Religion, and Inclusive Spiritual Supports, a network of 12 UCEDDs, is one of the sponsors of the 2013 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability. The members are: The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities (NJ); Vanderbilt Kennedy Center; Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State; Partnership for People with Disabilities (Virginia); Institute on Community Integration (MN); University of Kentucky Human Development Institute; Institute for Human Development, UMKC; Community Inclusion and Disability Institute (Maine); Texas Center for Disability Studies, University of Texas; University of Connecticut A.J. Pappanikou Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities; Center for Persons with Disabilities, Utah State University; JFK Partners, University of Colorado Denver; and Institute on Disability and Development, Oregon Health and Science University.

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AUCD and the Multicultural Council Present: The Role of Self-Assessment in Achieving Cultural & Linguistic Competence  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 15, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET

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Leadership, Legacy, & Community: A Retreat to Advance MCH Scholarship & Practice 2013

Leadership, Legacy, & Community: A Retreat to Advance MCH Scholarship & Practice 2013  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 15, 2013 - Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Location: Oak Brook, IL

During the 2012 MCH Leadership Retreat, we concluded the program with a discussion about the core act of leadership which involves changing the conversations we choose to engage with as leaders. Having the courage to change tired, worn-out, difficult, negative, and non-productive conversations is essential to leading with inspiration and innovation and it is essential to improved MCH and public health. This is where we start our 2-day leadership development training this year. We begin with a session on enhancing professionalism including learning techniques for engaging with disruptive behaviors from our colleagues so that these individuals do not continue to send our teams/organizations into a quick downward spiral resulting in collective low productivity and stagnation. We will also practice methods to support exemplary leadership when we see it. This work is not for the faint of heart and it is necessary for individuals committed to shifting cultures and improving public health.

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Diagnosis Webinar - Autism and the DSM V  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - Thursday, July 11, 2013
2:00 PM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT
Location: Webinar

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Voids in Knowledge - Life Course Research and Chronic Kidney Disease: An LCRN Webinar Featuring Patrick Brophy

Voids in Knowledge - Life Course Research and Chronic Kidney Disease: An LCRN Webinar Featuring Patrick Brophy  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
9:00 AM PDT - 10:00 AM PDT
Location: Webinar

Join the Maternal and Child Health Life Course Research Network (LCRN) for a webinar on Voids in Knowledge featuring Patrick Brophy, MD, MHCD. This webinar is the fifth in LCRN's series on The State of Life Course Health Development Research: Past, Present and Future.

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Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - Friday, June 28, 2013
Location: Seattle, WA

The Symposium on Disability, Technology and Rehabilitation in Low and Middle Income Countries will bring together researchers, clinicians, consumers, consumer led organizations, technology developers and providers, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders who focus on improving and increasing access to technology and rehabilitation products and services with the goal of ensuring full inclusion and participation for people with disabilities in low-resourced communities in low and middle income countries.

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Enhancing the Effectiveness of Consumer Advisory Committees (CACs)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
3:30pmEST - 4:30pmEST
Location: Webinar

UCEDDs continue to explore different approaches for enhancing meaningful participation of their CACs. Some states report a disconnect between the efforts of the CAC and the work of the UCEDD. This webinar provides an opportunity for UCEDDs and CAC members to share some innovative practices and strategies that have been found useful in enhancing the effectiveness of CACs.

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2013 APSE Conference: Race to Success - Employment Comes in First!

2013 APSE Conference: Race to Success - Employment Comes in First!  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - Thursday, June 27, 2013
Location: Indianapolis, IN

This year's theme Race to Success: Employment Comes in First! embodies both our host state and where we are heading with Employment First around the country. 2013 has been dubbed the "year of the chapter". APSE has always been a grass roots organization and our chapters are critical to our success. In order to continue to move Employment First (and make sure it comes in first!) we need to come together to support the work of our chapters! At the conference, we will have several presentations focused on chapter work and we encourage all members to participate and learn how to work with your chapter.

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International Conference on Life Design and Career Counseling: Building Hope and Resilience

International Conference on Life Design and Career Counseling: Building Hope and Resilience  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Saturday, June 22, 2013
Location: Padova, Italy

Times characterized by marked uncertainty, such as those we are currently experiencing, require promoting individuals' resilience against adversities, studying and teaching how to accept a delay in reinforcements and satisfactions, and transforming indecision and uncertainty into opportunities. Such times require teaching how to influence choices of stakeholders in order to guarantee future generations living conditions filled with meaning and of high quality.

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NCEDC Webinar: Web 2.0: 10 Years On  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - Thursday, June 20, 2013
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Webinar

As we head into the second decade of Web 2.0 (and its' awkward teenage years), let's take some time to examine what Web 2.0 was, is and will become. We'll examine what role different platforms play in our workflow, communication and marketing. And we'll ask some intriguing questions: Is Web 2.0 just for nerds? Did Web 2.0 elect a President, twice? And seriously, what is Twitter for?

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Early Access to Care - Reduce the Average Age at Autism Diagnosis and Increase Access to Evidence-based Early Intervention Services; a HealthMeet Webinar

Early Access to Care - Reduce the Average Age at Autism Diagnosis and Increase Access to Evidence-based Early Intervention Services; a HealthMeet Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Join us to learn more about what Autism Speaks is doing improve access to care and ways your efforts combined with those of others in your community can help make a difference.

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Inherent Dignity, Equality and Rights: An International Conference on Human Rights and Community Living

Inherent Dignity, Equality and Rights: An International Conference on Human Rights and Community Living  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 17, 2013 - Thursday, June 20, 2013
Location: Oslo and Trondheim, Norway

The conference brings together researchers, policy makers, activists and practitioners to share scholarship and ideas, and provides a forum for Nordic and international collaboration in intellectual disability studies. The first conference takes place in June 18 in Oslo, Norway, under the title Human righs and rule of law. The second conference takes place in June 20 in Trondheim, Norway, under the title Living conditions and quality of life.

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Quality of Life & Health Promotion for Persons with Intellectual Disability; a HealthMeet Webinar

Quality of Life & Health Promotion for Persons with Intellectual Disability; a HealthMeet Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Join the Arc for a special webinar featuring a team from APHA's Disability Section Executive Council. Each speaker's presentation will focus on a different topic relating to improving the quality of life for individuals living with an intellectual disability.

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The Multiple Roles of Oral Health Providers: Screening and Connection to Care; an MCHB Webcast

The Multiple Roles of Oral Health Providers: Screening and Connection to Care; an MCHB Webcast  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 12, 2013
1:30pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

This session will highlight initiatives aimed at providing care to victims of domestic violence, describe programs to train dentists to identify and intervene in cases of domestic violence, and discuss implementation of HRSA funded oral health initiatives aimed at providing dental services to victims of domestic violence by dental students and residents.

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Evidence-based Practice in Disability Disciplines Conference

Evidence-based Practice in Disability Disciplines Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 10, 2013 - Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

The purpose of the EBP Conference conference is to supply professionals who work with individuals with disabilities of all ages with the resources they need to effectively implement evidence-based practice in their respective disciplines.

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2013 UCEDD Leadership Development Institute

2013 UCEDD Leadership Development Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - Friday, June 14, 2013
12:30 pm eastern - 11:30 am eastern
Location: Newark, DE

The Institute is a week long intensive executive development program, focused on new UCEDD directors as well as Assistant Directors, Program Directors and others in UCEDDs who, in the opinion of the UCEDDs leadership, demonstrate both potential and willingness to assume senior leadership roles in the UCEDD network.

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National Sibling Leadership Network Conference

National Sibling Leadership Network Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 6, 2013
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Join us for an opportunity to connect with other siblings and people who care about siblings. This is your chance to hear from national experts on the latest in sibling support and research as well as learn about advocacy efforts. You will have an opportunity to learn about resources, share stories, network and gain insight on sibling experiences.

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AAIDD 137th Annual Meeting: Race to Catch the Future

AAIDD 137th Annual Meeting: Race to Catch the Future  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 3, 2013 - Thursday, June 6, 2013
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

This Conference will provide researchers, clinicians, practitioners, educators, policymakers, local, state and federal agencies, and advocates with cutting edge research, effective practices, and valuable information on important policy initiatives. The conference will have thought-provoking plenary sessions concerning emerging issues in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and ways in which professionals can prepare themselves and their organizations to thrive in a field that is in transition.

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2013 CAAI Meeting: Putting the Pieces Together: Improving Access, Quality, and Integration Through CAAI

2013 CAAI Meeting: Putting the Pieces Together: Improving Access, Quality, and Integration Through CAAI  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - Saturday, June 1, 2013
Location: Crystal City, VA

The May 2013 CAAI Meeting brought together individuals from the training, research, and state programs funded by HRSA/MCHB's Combating Autism Act Initiative, as well as partner organizations and supporters. Directors and key faculty from each of the CAAI grants (DBP, LEND, States, and Research) were all in attendance. NEW: Discussion notes and presentation materials from nearly every session are now available!

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The President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities Report and Recommendations for Managed Long-Term Services and Supports; A HealthMeet Webinar

The President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities Report and Recommendations for Managed Long-Term Services and Supports; A HealthMeet Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Across the country, states are transforming the way they finance and deliver Medicaid long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. This webinar provided an overview of Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS), explained key issues for individuals with ID/DD, and highlighted recommendations contained in the report.

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Oral Health and the Life Course: an MCH Life Course Research Network Webinar

Oral Health and the Life Course: an MCH Life Course Research Network Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar - the fourth in the LCRN's series on The State of Life Course Health Development Research: Past, Present and Future - features Jim Crall, DDS, ScD. Dr. Crall directs the HRSA/MCHB Leadership Training in Pediatric Dentistry Program.

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EIEC Webinar: Updating the DEC Recommended Practices  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

DEC is currently updating the Recommended Practices and has appointed a Commission to oversee the activities associated with that workscope. The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center is supporting the Commission work through their OSEP cooperative agreement. This webinar will give an overview of the Commission's work to update the practices as well as the work of the Topical Work Group on Screening and Assessment. This will be a discussion format.

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Using Smart Technology and the Cloud to Make Telehealth Accessible for People with I/DD; a HealthMeet Webinar

Using Smart Technology and the Cloud to Make Telehealth Accessible for People with I/DD; a HealthMeet Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Smart technology is changing the way we live our daily lives. In this presentation, David O'Hara will describe specific pilot projects that use smart technologies and cloud-based applications to support more effective preventive health care for people with I/DD using a range of telehealth strategies. Join us to learn more about how effective use of these interactive applications can be a key strategy to help reduce the burden of chronic health issues among people with I/DD.

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WebAIM Training

WebAIM Training  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Location: Logan, UT

Join WebAIM's accessibility experts for two days of hands-on web accessibility training. This training session will teach everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. Learn what you need to know to ensure that your web site meets legal guidelines and international standards. Participants should have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of HTML and web development techniques. No prior web accessibility knowledge is required. The training is geared primarily for web developers, however web administrators, content providers, and instructors will also benefit.

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New UCEDD Annual Report Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 17, 2013 - Friday, May 17, 2013
3:00 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar presented the new UCEDD Annual Report and explained all the changes implemented. Participants were able to ask questions.

Topics and start times*:
0:00:00 - Welcome, introductions and webinar overview
0:03:22 - Short history & context
0:05:07 - QRS Tier 1 PPR Review Tool
0:11:00 - Additional guidance for narrative sections
0:15:47 - Q & A for the sections above
0:21:40 - New NIRS Resources
0:26:19 - UCEDD Annual Report in NIRS (logging in to NIRS)
0:26:43 - Starting the Annual Report
0:28:43 - The cover page
0:33:11 - The summary page
0:35:05 - Part 1A
0:38:27 - Part 1B
0:42:29 - Part 2, Core Function: Interdisciplinary pre-service preparation
1:00:43 - Part 2, Core Function:Continuing education
1:09:03 - Part 2, Core Function: Community training
1:15:24 - Part 2, Core Function: Technical Assistance
1:27:02 - Part 2, Core Function: Model Services
1:29:37 - Part 2, Core Function: Demonstration Services
1:38:04 - Part 2, Core Function: Performing Research or Evaluation
1:39:24 - Part 2, Core Function: Information Dissemination
1:46:04 - Part 2, Leveraging
1:50:14 - Part 3
1:52:15 - Part 4
1:53:32 - Optional Appnendix
1:53:48 - Submitting the Annual Report to AIDD
1:54:47 - Q & A

* The format of the start times is H:MM:SS.

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Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Dementia; Assessment and Healthcare Practices; a HealthMeet Webinar

Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Dementia; Assessment and Healthcare Practices; a HealthMeet Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities are aging and living longer than ever. Decline in their daily function with the possibility of developing dementia increases with age, especially in adults with Down syndrome. Join us to review how changes in function can be assessed so that an accurate and early diagnosis of dementia can be determined.

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Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part IV: Nicotine and Cortical Development

Amazing Brain Webinar Series, Part IV: Nicotine and Cortical Development  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - Tuesday, May 14, 2013
12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

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Act Early Forum Webinar: Benchmarks for Monitoring Early Identification and Linkage to Services

Act Early Forum Webinar: Benchmarks for Monitoring Early Identification and Linkage to Services  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 9, 2013 - Thursday, May 9, 2013
3:00 pm ET - 4:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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Shedding Light on the Brain: Optical Tools for Studying Synaptic Transmission  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - Tuesday, May 7, 2013
12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

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The Neurobiology of ADHD and Related Disorders

The Neurobiology of ADHD and Related Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - Tuesday, April 30, 2013
12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

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29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 29, 2013 - Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Location: Honolulu, HI

The theme for the 29th Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity-Being in Community-embraces the ideals of all people living together harmoniously and happily in a barrier-free world without fear of exclusion from social, economic or political life.

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Unique Service Delivery Models and Training in Pediatric Audiology: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #4 in Series

Unique Service Delivery Models and Training in Pediatric Audiology: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #4 in Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 29, 2013
2:30pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar featured presentations from trainees within two LEND pediatric audiology programs: The Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin and the Vanderbilt LEND at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. This webinar is one in a series from MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Programs.

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29th Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

29th Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, April 27, 2013 - Sunday, April 28, 2013
Location: Honolulu, HI

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AADMD 11th Annual Education Conference: Diversity in Developmental Disabilities

AADMD 11th Annual Education Conference: Diversity in Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 26, 2013 - Sunday, April 28, 2013
Location: Mesa, AZ

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Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A National Conference

Health Disparities Research at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Disability: A National Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - Friday, April 26, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

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The Amazing Brain: Select Topics in Neuroscience and Child Development for the Clinician

The Amazing Brain: Select Topics in Neuroscience and Child Development for the Clinician  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Tuesday, November 12, 2013
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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Targeted Treatments for Autism: From Genes to Pharmacology

Targeted Treatments for Autism: From Genes to Pharmacology  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - Tuesday, April 23, 2013
12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

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NCEDC Webinar: Infographics

NCEDC Webinar: Infographics  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 18, 2013 - Thursday, April 18, 2013
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Webinar

Information graphics or infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data or knowledge. These graphics present complex information quickly and clearly, such as in signs, maps, journalism, technical writing, and education. Infographics can improve cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system's ability to see patterns and trends. This presentation will provide general information, along with tips on how to create and use infographics.

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Who's in Charge: Decision-making Options for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities

Who's in Charge: Decision-making Options for Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013
2:00 pm EST - 3:00 PM EST

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2013 Disability Policy Seminar

2013 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 15, 2013 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

The 2013 Disability Policy Seminar is the biggest and best opportunity for advocates to advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This unique platform offers you the opportunity to come together with other advocates, learn about the issues, and speak with your elected officials about what is important to you. Hosted by: The Arc, UCP, AUCD, AAIDD, NACDD, and SABE

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Postsecondary Options for Students with ASD: Three Programs and a Parent Perspective  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 15, 2013 - Monday, April 15, 2013
2:30 pm ET - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Webinar

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2013 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium

2013 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 14, 2013
4:00pmET - 7:00pmET
Location: Washington, DC

On Sunday evening immediately before the 2013 Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Symposium and Reception. Hill staffers will provide a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to live and work on Capitol Hill and share the ins and outs of some current legislative items, and trainees will have plenty of time to meet others from around the country.

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Promoting Self-Determined Futures: TASH Regional Conference

Promoting Self-Determined Futures: TASH Regional Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 12, 2013
Location: Providence, RI

Promoting Self-Determined Futures is a special regional conference from TASH focused solely on the successful transition from school to adult life for youth with significant disabilities. This conference will promote evidence-based practices in facilitating and supporting self-direction as a tool for improved youth transition.

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Multi-Modal Communication and Learning Strategies for Children with Significant Challenges  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Friday, April 5, 2013
Location: Pagoda Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii

The University of Hawaii will be hosting a training on multi-modal communication and learning strategies for children with significant challenges.

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Making Lifelong Connections 2013

Making Lifelong Connections 2013  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Friday, April 5, 2013
Location: Chicago, IL

This is a unique opportunity for current and former MCH trainees to build leadership skills, meet other MCHB trainees and former trainees, and enhance career development. Registration is due January 25.

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MCH EnRICH Webinar: Mediation Analysis and its Application in MCH

MCH EnRICH Webinar: Mediation Analysis and its Application in MCH  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 2, 2013
2:30pmET - 3:30pm#%
Location: webinar

Learning objectives include: Conditioning on intermediates between an exposure and outcome of interest can give rise to paradoxical associations if control is not made for intermediate-outcome confounding.

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Mentorship Experiences: An MCH DWD Webinar

Mentorship Experiences: An MCH DWD Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 28, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will focus on trainee mentoring experiences and explore trainee perspectives on the following topics: (1) How trainees connected with a mentor; (2) Benefits of the mentoring relationship; (3) Lessons learned (considerations for trainees seeking a mentor and for training programs connecting trainees with a mentor).

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Revising the ICD Definition of Intellectual Disability: Implications and Recommendations

Revising the ICD Definition of Intellectual Disability: Implications and Recommendations  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
3:00pmET
Location: webinar

The 11th iteration of the ICD is under development; AUCD and AAIDD have both been part of the WHO process for stakeholder input on the condition previously known as "mental retardation." Join us to hear more about this process.

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Disability Policy Seminar Orientation For Students, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals

Disability Policy Seminar Orientation For Students, Trainees, and Early Career Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 18, 2013 - Monday, March 18, 2013
4pm EST - 5pm EST

This webinar offered students, trainees and early career professionals an orientation to the policy issues and current legislation one can expect to learn more about at the 2013 Disability Policy Seminar. In addition, attendees learned the basics of how to meet with Congressional representatives and deliver a unified message about federally funded programs that benefit people with disabilities.

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Event Materials Now Available: 2013 AUCD UCEDD Directors Meeting and AIDD TA Institute

Event Materials Now Available: 2013 AUCD UCEDD Directors Meeting and AIDD TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 11, 2013 - Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Location: Bethesda, MD

These meetings provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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Around the World in 50 Minutes: A Look into International Disability Work (A Webinar by Trainees)  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 1, 2013
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

Come around the world in 50 minutes with a look into some of the outstanding work being done internationally by members of the AUCD Network! Faculty and Trainees who have traveled abroad to work with various disability groups share their stories and pictures as well as provide webinar participants with ideas on how to involve themselves in international disability work.

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Flipping the Classroom

Flipping the Classroom  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 28, 2013
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

During this AUCD-NCEDC webinar, Patricia S. Lynch, PhD, will present an overview of what 'flipping a classroom' is and how it has worked for her. Dr. Lynch will show her current classroom structure and discuss how the students perform using the flipped structure. Dr. Lynch will also discuss how 'flipping' might be applicable to community education and beyond.

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Sexuality & Disability Consortium Community Forum: Sexual Violence and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - Thursday, February 28, 2013
10:00amCT - 2:30pmCT
Location: Chicago, IL

Presentation Topics: Sexual assault, sexual abuse, sexual harassment and the effects on the disability community. Statistics and terms will be explained.

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Strategies for Developing and Sustaining Partnerships with Underrepresented Communities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
3pm ET - 4pm ET
Location: webinar

This webinar reviewed evidence-based practices for developing and sustaining culturally appropriate partnerships with underrepresented communities.

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2013 State of the States in Developmental Disabilities

2013 State of the States in Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:00pmET
Location: webinar

The State of the States in Developmental Disabilities is a comparative nationwide longitudinal study of public financial commitments and programmatic trends in services and supports for people with IDD which is funded by the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This webinar will share highlights of the 2013 monograph, due out this Spring, as well as demonstrate how the interactive website can be used to develop tailored charts and graphs for use in state or regional advocacy efforts.

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EIEC Webinar: State Part C Eligibility Definitions: Who do states make candidates for Part C services?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pm ET
Location: Webinar

Researchers have found large discrepancies between states in Part C early intervention eligibility criteria for children with developmental delays. These discrepancies and more will be discussed during this webinar.

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MCH EnRICH Webinar: Applied Missing Data Analysis

MCH EnRICH Webinar: Applied Missing Data Analysis  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 25, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will provide a conceptual overview of missing data theory and assumptions; briefly discuss "traditional" missing data techniques that are widely available in software packages, and demonstrate their shortcomings; and provide researchers with a conceptual overview of two "modern missing data handling methods", multiple imputation and maximum likelihood estimation.

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Leadership in Action: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #3 in Series

Leadership in Action: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #3 in Series  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 22, 2013
12:00pmET - 1:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar was composed of two distinct components. The first set of presentations introduced research projects conducted by current and former trainees. The second portion addressed issues associated with loss to follow up. This webinar is one in a series from MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Programs.

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Building Inclusion through Creative Hiring and Collaboration  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 21, 2013
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will provide the creative tools that will help to create an intentionally inclusive environment or workplace. Sponsored by the Southeast ADA Center.

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The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents: Bullying and Ostracism in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - Wednesday, February 20, 2013
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST
Location: webinar

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Strategic Grant Writing: NIH Funding Mechanisms, Proposal Preparation & Review Process  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 18, 2013

This webinar, sponsored by AUCD's Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE), was intended for those interested in conducting research funded by the National Institutes of Health. The webinar covered all aspects of strategic grant writing, including: which NIH institute to target, applicable funding mechanisms, how to prepare NIH applications, and how applications are scored by review committees.

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Universal Design for Learning Seminar

Universal Design for Learning Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 15, 2013 - Friday, February 15, 2013
1:00pm - 3:00

The Human Development Institute at the University of Kentucky will present a free seminar about Universal Design for Learning, from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15. This seminar will provide participants with a framework and skills to incorporate UDL strategies in the postsecondary setting, as well as a basic "tool kit" of skills to use when approaching teaching and learning. Participants will also be presented with examples of innovative uses of UDL elements in higher education.

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Strategies to Incorporate the Voices of People with Significant Disabilities in UCEDD Information-Gathering and Operations

Strategies to Incorporate the Voices of People with Significant Disabilities in UCEDD Information-Gathering and Operations  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 14, 2013
4:00pmET - 5:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar presented strategies for more inclusive evaluations and assessments from a UCEDD implementing these strategies. The webinar also included a presentation on the values and tools from person-centered planning that can inform inclusive information-gathering.

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2013 AMCHP Conference

2013 AMCHP Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 9, 2013 - Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Location: Washington, DC

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JAN Webcast: Reasonable Accommodation: A Simple Step-by-Step Guide  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
2:00pmET
Location: webinar

This Webcast will provide you with an in-depth look at a step-by-step guide used to process requests for reasonable accommodations. Hosted by the Job Accommodation Network (JAN).

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UCEDD Annual Report

UCEDD Annual Report  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
4:00 pm ET - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

AUCD is hosting this webinar to discuss the new UCEDD Annual Report template and clarify any outstanding questions.

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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Genetic Testing

ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Genetic Testing  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 29, 2013
3:00pmET

Dr. Gail E Herman, MD/PhD, will discuss the role of genetics in the etiology of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), as well as current recommendations for genetic testing in individuals with an ASD diagnosis. She will also briefly discuss exciting new research findings concerning genes involved in ASDs and new modes of genetic testing (whole exome and genome sequencing) that are rapidly entering the clinical arena.

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UCEDD Core Grant Application

UCEDD Core Grant Application  Copy to Calendar

Monday, January 28, 2013
4:00 pm ET - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

This webinar provided guidance to UCEDDs on preparing their core grant application.

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Emergency Preparedness-What Does That Mean For People With I/DD, Their Families, And Their Communities?  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - Tuesday, January 22, 2013
3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

Emergency preparedness is an essential part of living for any individual or family. For those with intellectual disabilities, their families, or those providing support, however, emergency preparedness may require more specific plans of support. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a number of resources to prepare and support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities before, during, and after natural disasters. Of key importance is the implementation of self-determination practices in this area. One example of this implementation is the ?Feeling Safe, Being Safe? training curriculum through which individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities have become advocates and trainers in emergency preparedness.

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EIEC Webinar: The Family Role in Part C: Two State's Strategies in Promoting Family Involvement  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Webinar

The webinar focused on two critical aspects of family participation in Part C systems and services. The first involved caregiver understanding and orientation to their rights and responsibilities as recipients of Part C services. The second aspect spoke on effective family involvement in local and state interagency coordinating councils.

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Distance Learning: How to Improve Retention and Promote Evidence-Based Practice. MCH Training's Distance Learning 'First Fridays' Webinar Series

Distance Learning: How to Improve Retention and Promote Evidence-Based Practice. MCH Training's Distance Learning 'First Fridays' Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Friday, January 4, 2013
11:00amET - 12:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will discuss methodologies in distance learning to enhance utilization of evidence-based practices in the MCH setting. Current MCH programs that use distance learning will discuss various methods of instruction and which ones lead to greater comprehension for health care providers.

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Promoting Best Practices in Foster Care through Innovative Training of Community Providers: A Model  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 - Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Location: webinar

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Public Health Grand Rounds: Where in health is disability?  Public health practices to include people with disabilities

Public Health Grand Rounds: Where in health is disability? Public health practices to include people with disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, December 18, 2012
1:00pmET
Location: webinar

This session of CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds explored opportunities for optimal quality of life for individuals with disabilities.

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Be Early/Act Early: Your Role in Identifying Young Children with Disabilities including Autism  Copy to Calendar

Friday, December 14, 2012
11:30 am ET - 1:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

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Western Adventures in Audiology: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #2 in  Series

Western Adventures in Audiology: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #2 in Series  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, December 13, 2012
1:30pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar included presentations from trainees within two LEND pediatric audiology programs: the URLEND (Utah Regional LEND) Infant Pediatric Audiology Program at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City and the LEND Program at JFK Partners at the University of Colorado, Denver. This webinar is one in a series from MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Programs.

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Equitable Transitions to Adulthood: Issues of Cultural and Social Capital  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - Wednesday, December 12, 2012
2:00 pm CT - 3:00 PM CT
Location: webinar

Research demonstrates that cultural and social capital are important levers in both transition education and the pursuit of equity across diverse groups of people. In this presentation, specific types of cultural and social capital relevant to special education was identified, their potential to impact positive postschool outcomes explained, and the implications for research and practice that take into consideration culture and diversity as complex, interactional variables was discussed.

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Evidence-based Policies that Promote Employment for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
2:30pm EST - 4:00pm EST
Location: Webinar

This webinar is a collaborative effort between AUCD?s Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) and the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS). Our speakers will discuss evidence based policies to encourage employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities

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National Disability Inclusion Leadership Development Institute

National Disability Inclusion Leadership Development Institute  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 10, 2012 - Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Location: Arlington, VA

The National Service Inclusion Project is excited to announce that registration for the 2012 National Disability Inclusion Leadership Institute is officially OPEN! The 2012 National Disability Leadership Institute convenes leaders from national service programs, State Service Commissions, State Education Agencies, state and national nonprofit organizations, federal agencies and disability organizations whose missions include the meaningful inclusion of individuals with disabilities.

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AUCD Workshop: Essential Genetics for UCEDD and LEND Directors

AUCD Workshop: Essential Genetics for UCEDD and LEND Directors  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, December 9, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

Workshop Overview Our knowledge of the genetic basis for disease has expanded exponentially in the last few decades, and in the future these discoveries will guide the evaluation and treatment of patients and their families. Therefore, competency in basic clinical genetics is essential for all healthcare professionals and should be integrated into LEND and UCEDD educational experiences. In this workshop a team-based learning format will be used to provide the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will help participants integrate genetics into the care that they provide to individuals with neurodevelopmental disabilities.

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2012 AUCD Conference: Innovating Today, Shaping Tomorrow

2012 AUCD Conference: Innovating Today, Shaping Tomorrow  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Location: Washington Hilton, Washington, DC

Thank you to all who attended and participated in the 2012 AUCD Conference! We had a great time learning and sharing the newest in promising practices and innovations that shape the lives of people with disabilities and their families through research, policy, education, and service. We continue to post additional session materials, photos, and wrap up items on the conference website and in the app, so check back often, and save the date for Nov 16-20, 2013.

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2012 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

2012 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 29, 2012 - Friday, November 30, 2012
Location: Washington, DC area (George Mason University)

The conference will provide an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to discuss the current state of research and practice in the field. Panels including staff from PSE initiatives, parents, self-advocate and other experts will share effective practices during breakout sessions with an opportunity for group discussion. AUCD is a proud sponsor!

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EIEC Webinar: Project DIRECT: Operationalizing a Model for Collaborative Consultation to Support Early Childhood Inclusion  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Webinar

The purpose of this webinar was to provide an overview of the key features of a service delivery model designed to support the full participation of all young children, including those with special needs, in high-quality early childhood settings. Participants became aware of the components in this 9-step consultation process. The model is built on evidence-based practices and reflects the field's consensus about the importance of collaborative consultation.

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CHADD Annual Conference on ADHD: '25 Years of Making a Difference'

CHADD Annual Conference on ADHD: '25 Years of Making a Difference'  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 8, 2012 - Saturday, November 10, 2012
Location: San Francisco, CA

The CHADD Donference is the major research, practice and public information conference dedicated to issues related to ADHD, bringing brings together researchers, clinicians, educators, parents, other caregivers, and adults with ADHD.

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Evidence-Based Policies That Promote Access to Health Care and Wellness:  Results from BRFSS and NCI Datasets and other sources

Evidence-Based Policies That Promote Access to Health Care and Wellness: Results from BRFSS and NCI Datasets and other sources  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Location: Webinar

This webinar was a collaborative effort between AUCD's Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) and the National Association of State Directors of Development Disabilities Services (NASDDDS). The panel discussed on findings from the national core indicator and BRFSS datasets regarding health care access and wellness for people with disabilities and how ethnicity and gender impacts health care. The speakers also discussed policy implications to improve services that promote quality health care outcomes for people with disabilities.

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Pediatric Grand Rounds: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #1 in  Series

Pediatric Grand Rounds: LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program Webinar, #1 in Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 5, 2012
4:00pmET - 5:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar included feature presentations from trainees within two LEND pediatric audiology programs: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Boston Children's Hospital. Case vignettes were presented by LEND audiologists to highlight not only learning within pediatric audiology but how this learning relates to the core competencies of LEND. Cases were chosen by LEND trainees to highlight the complexity of providing appropriate audiological diagnosis and management in light of other medical or social challenges. This webinar is one in a series from MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Programs.

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MCHB/AUCD Pediatric Audiology Webinar Series 2012-2013

MCHB/AUCD Pediatric Audiology Webinar Series 2012-2013  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 5, 2012 - Monday, April 29, 2013
Location: webinar

Funded through the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), the MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program supports 10 LEND programs to increase the didactic content and clinical experience of trainees in pediatric audiology. This webinar series was created to provide a leadership opportunity for LEND trainees/fellows from these funded programs, allowing them to present their experiences in pediatric audiology within the LEND interdisciplinary setting. Each webinar features presentations by LEND pediatric audiology trainees.

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12th Annual Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology  Copy to Calendar

Friday, November 2, 2012 - Friday, November 2, 2012
Location: Westminster, CO

The mission of the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities is ?to catalyze and integrate advances in science, engineering, and technology to promote the quality of life and independent living of people with cognitive disabilities?. The agenda for the conference and a link to register will be posted by June 1, 2012.

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2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit: Building a Healthier Society... Integrating Science, Policy, and Practice  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - Saturday, November 3, 2012
Location: National Harbor, Maryland

The 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit is an HHS-wide endeavor involving a broad spectrum of the federal government that seeks to advance activities to eliminate health disparities. The agenda will build on the momentum of the 2008 Summit and the increased interest of federal agencies to demonstrate their commitment towards improving the health of all Americans. Registration is free.

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DEC's 28th Annual International Conference On Young Children With Special Needs & Their Families  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN

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APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition 2012

APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition 2012  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, October 27, 2012 - Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Location: San Francisco, CA

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition is the oldest and largest gathering of public health professionals in the world, attracting more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. APHA's meeting program addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health.

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12th Annual Autism Conference: Understanding Autism: Finding Hope, Possibilities, and Solutions  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Friday, October 26, 2012
Location: Timonium, MD

This annual conference is the premier educational autism event in the area for educators, clinicians, families, researchers, and healthcare professionals hoping to increase their understanding of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The two-day conference addresses a wide range of topics including early identification and intervention, education, employment, behavior, communication, research, social skills, evidence-based interventions and others, across the entire lifespan.

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The Arc 2012 Convention: Achieving Inclusion: Across the Globe  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - Sunday, October 28, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

The 2012 National Convention and International Forum includes informative sessions from experts in the field, social events, and networking opportunities. This year the Arc has partnered with Inclusion International, a global federation of family-based organizations advocating for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities worldwide to offer an international perspective on community living.

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Autism Case Training: Web-based Continuing Education Course

Autism Case Training: Web-based Continuing Education Course  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 25, 2012
2:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

This webinar provides an overview of the recently launched Autism Case Training (ACT) Web-based CE course, which provides users with knowledge and skills to improve early identification of children with autism spectrum disorders and ensure timely and appropriate care.

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A UCEDD's Role in Advancing Community Integration and Quality Services

A UCEDD's Role in Advancing Community Integration and Quality Services  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 - Wednesday, October 24, 2012
3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

This webinar discussed the UCEDDs' role in community integration and introduced a new toolkit developed by AUCD that highlights the UCEDDs' specific functions in this area.

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Approaches to Training Healthcare Providers on Working with Patients with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Location: webinar

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NADD 29th Annual Conference & Exhibit Show  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Friday, October 19, 2012
Location: Denver, CO

Conference theme: Mental Wellness in Persons with ID and ASD: Innovation, Collaboration & Quality of Life (IDD/MH)

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13th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Friday, October 19, 2012
Location: Online Broadcast Live & Houston, TX

Learn the latest about health care transition without leaving your Center! This conference provides a state-of-the-art update on issues involved in health care transition for youth and young adults with chronic illness and disability and their families from pediatric to adult based services.

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Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents!  Genetic Factors Contributing to Disability

Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents! Genetic Factors Contributing to Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Wednesday, October 17, 2012
2:00 PM EST - 3:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

This webinar (1) described how genetic and genomic medicine is impacting the field of developmental disabilities (2) compared and contrasted three types of clinical genetic tests that are routinely performed in individuals with developmental disabilities, including cytogenetic, molecular and biochemical testing (3) discussed selected examples of genetic conditions that cause developmental disabilities and (4) discussed the indications, benefits and limitations, and process for interpreting clinical genetic testing.

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2012 Southwest Conference on Disability

2012 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Friday, October 12, 2012
Location: Albuquerque, NM

The 2012 Conference theme is "Access For All: To Boldly Go Where Everybody Else Has Gone Before."

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AUCD and Me: Benefits of Your Membership in the AUCD Network

AUCD and Me: Benefits of Your Membership in the AUCD Network  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - Wednesday, October 10, 2012
4:00 PM EST - 5:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

What is the AUCD network? How will AUCD help me this year and into my career? How can I get involved in the Network? Listen to the recorded webinar if you missed the live webinar on October 10th.

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Self-Advocacy Organizational Development Informational Webinar

Self-Advocacy Organizational Development Informational Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 9, 2012
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: webinar

This webinar was for people planning or thinking about applying for the Self-Advocacy Organizational Development grants.

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CANCELLED:  Supporting Diversity in the Developmental Disabilities Network through Minority Partnerships

CANCELLED: Supporting Diversity in the Developmental Disabilities Network through Minority Partnerships  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 5, 2012
3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST
Location: webinar

This webinar has been cancelled until further notice. We will announce it again when a new date has been selected. Thank you.

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APHA Disability Section Student Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: webinar

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National Presidential Forum on Disability Issues

National Presidential Forum on Disability Issues  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 28, 2012

A non-partisan forum where presidential contenders offered their visions on policy that affects people with disabilities. Go to www.NFDI.org to view the webcast of the entire event and download the full transcript! With the election less than two weeks away take the time to learn where the candidates stand on issues important to you! You can search the transcript for key issues and phrases.

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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPS)

ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPS)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
3:00pmET
Location: webinar

On this webinar, Dr. Jim Lock of Children's Hospital Boston will give an overview of Standardized Clinical Assessment and Management Plans (SCAMPs).

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EIEC Webinar: Fussy Baby Network Approach to Family Engagement  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 24, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: webinar

Developed by the Erikson Institute Fussy Baby Network, this webinar focused on a way of engaging with parents around their urgent concerns about their child while building longer-term parenting capacities such as confidence in themselves and in their knowledge of their child.

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Getting Started: Developing Inclusive College Opportunities: A Webinar from Think College

Getting Started: Developing Inclusive College Opportunities: A Webinar from Think College  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 17, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of the issues involved in developing inclusive postsecondary educational opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities. Experiences from programs that have been developed in two states will be discussed. Information will be relevant for higher education, K-12 education, and families.

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EnRICH Webinar: Early Life Origins of Pediatric and Adult Diseases

EnRICH Webinar: Early Life Origins of Pediatric and Adult Diseases  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 17, 2012
2:30pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

This MCH EnRICH (Research Innovations & Challenges) webinar will provide an overview on life course framework and the critical time windows for health and diseases; discuss major factors contributing to early life origins of health and diseases; and discuss the promise of biomarkers and multi-level data integration in early risk assessment, prediction, and preemptive prevention of pediatric and adult diseases.

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The Latest MCH Data on MCHB's Discretionary Grant Information System (DGIS)

The Latest MCH Data on MCHB's Discretionary Grant Information System (DGIS)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 13, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Please join us for this live webinar to hear about the DGIS Web Reports for MCH Workforce Development and to get a first look at the 2010 data, particularly focusing on new data collected around former and medium trainees.

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Reaching Out to Primary Care Providers: Lessons Learned from Act Early Research Topics of Interest

Reaching Out to Primary Care Providers: Lessons Learned from Act Early Research Topics of Interest  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - Thursday, September 13, 2012
11:30 am ET - 12:30 pm ET
Location: webinar

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Genetics and Hearing Loss for EDHI Professionals, an online course

Genetics and Hearing Loss for EDHI Professionals, an online course  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 10, 2012 - Friday, November 16, 2012
Location: online course

This course includes basic to more advanced information on genetics, inheritance, genetic counseling and genes for hearing loss.

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Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2012 Annual Meeting

Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2012 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 7, 2012 - Monday, September 10, 2012
Location: Phoenix, AZ

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) is an international organization dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents by promoting research, teaching and clinical practice in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Comprised of more than 700 members, the society strives to promote an understanding of the social, educational, and cultural influences on children.

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Webinar: The Perceptions of Past and Current UCEDD Directors on Transitioning in and out of the Role of UCEDD Director

Webinar: The Perceptions of Past and Current UCEDD Directors on Transitioning in and out of the Role of UCEDD Director  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 6, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: webinar

This webinar will present findings from a series of interviews of UCEDD Directors who have retired or left their program in the past five years and of Directors who have stepped into those positions in that same period.

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The Importance of Including Siblings in Family Future Planning  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 4, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Future planning helps families develop strategies to assist individuals with disabilities with making necessary life transitions once a parent or caregiver can no longer provide care or support. Join speakers from the Sibling Leadership Network to learn more about future planning for individuals with autism and other developmental disabilities and how all siblings can contribute to this process.

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Final Reporting for UCEDD Core Grant

Final Reporting for UCEDD Core Grant  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - Thursday, August 30, 2012
4:00 pm ET - 5:00 pm ET
Location: webinar

AIDD and AUCD presented information related to final reporting and close-out procedures for the UCEDD core grant. There was an opportunity for discussion with participants, and the webinar was recorded and archived.

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SABE National Conference 2012: It's About Fairness

SABE National Conference 2012: It's About Fairness  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 30, 2012 - Sunday, September 2, 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Sponsored in part by AUCD, the 2012 SABE Conference is a gathering of self-advocacy leaders representing over 1250 state and local groups from around the nation. This is the 20th year that a bi-annual conference has been offered by SABE.

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HHS Interactive Webinar Series on Health Care Law: The Health Law 101 in Spanish  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

The HHS Partnership Center is hosting a series of interactive webinars to discuss the benefits and provisions of the Affordable Care Act. All webinars are open to the public and include a question and answer session.

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EIEC Webinar: Care Coordination: Definition, Standardization, Models, and Outcomes; Special Populations: Military Families  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: webinar

This webinar began with definitions and models of care coordination and addressed care coordination with military families. Participants learned about work done in Colorado to define and standardize care coordination functions and outcomes; this work may be useful to other states as they design and enact collaborative models of care coordination.

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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Nutrition and Sleep Studies in Autism

ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: Nutrition and Sleep Studies in Autism  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 27, 2012
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will focus on the close-out of 2 successful AIR-P research efforts: 'Diet and Nutrition in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: An ATN Study' by Susan Hyman / Patricia Stewart (Rochester) and 'Parent-Based Sleep Education Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders' by Beth Malow (Vanderbilt). They will share preliminary study findings and plans for the future.

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Innovative Technology for Students with Intellectual Disability in Postsecondary Education: A Webinar from Think College

Innovative Technology for Students with Intellectual Disability in Postsecondary Education: A Webinar from Think College  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 27, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

The use of new technologies, including mixed-reality environments, may provide an alternate and efficient means of helping students succeed socially in postsecondary education. Learn how these new technologies are being used to transform the learning experiences of students with intellectual disability as they work on social skills such as self-advocacy, collaborative learning, and interviewing.

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CAAI Webinar: Building systems of care for children and youth with ASD through the CAAI training, research, and demonstration grants

CAAI Webinar: Building systems of care for children and youth with ASD through the CAAI training, research, and demonstration grants  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar is the fifth of the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) webinar series, Research to Practice, and will highlight lessons learned from combating autism act grantees regarding building systems of care that meet the needs of children & youth with ASD/DD & their families. Participants are encouraged to ask questions during the webinar. The CAAI webinar series is designed to showcase successes of CAAI grantees, connect attendees to CAAI grantees, and highlight CAAI activities. The series runs from April through August 2012 and will replace the annual face-to-face CAAI conference.

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HHS Interactive Webinar Series on Health Care Law: Tour of HealthCare.gov  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 21, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

The HHS Partnership Center is hosting a series of interactive webinars to discuss the benefits and provisions of the Affordable Care Act. All webinars are open to the public and include a question and answer session.

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Achieving Weight Loss in Adults with Intellectual Disability: Lessons Learned Inside the Ropes  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 20, 2012
2:00pmET
Location: webinar

Join this AAIDD webinar to hear more about a diet and incentive program designed by a multi-disciplinary team at The University of Kansas (KU) including dieticians, exercise physiologists, and behavior analysts. The program was a combination of reduced-calorie packaged meals (PM) and a modified stoplight approach (SLDm) coupled with encouragement to increase walking. The primary objective of this presentation is to share details not likely to see inclusion in formal publications. The presenters have personally served as the interventionists for over 100 of the IDD participants. They intend to offer observations and insights helpful to those who may be considering interventions.

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FY 2013 NIRS Roll-out Webinar

FY 2013 NIRS Roll-out Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 16, 2012
3:00 pm EST - 4:30 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar introduced participants to the changes made in the FY 2013 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, we provided live demonstrations of all the recently updated features, and participants had the opportunity to ask questions.

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MCC Quarterly Teleconference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
3pmET
Location: conference call

1-866-951-1151, 5506750#. Contact Maria Blanco at the LA UCEDD for more information.

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Accessible Transportation: Collaboration between Education and Transit to Facilitate Access to Programs across Disabilit

Accessible Transportation: Collaboration between Education and Transit to Facilitate Access to Programs across Disabilit  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Location: webinar

The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) announces this webinar, presented by Easter Seals Project ACTION (ESPA). Over the course of this webinar, Dr. Judy Shanley will provide information on ESPA's most recent efforts and successes, as well as share strategies and resources for making accessible transportation available for everyone.

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2012 Grantee Training Meeting for Disability and Public Health Programs  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Annual Autism Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 6, 2012 - Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Location: Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH

The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire will host the 14th Annual Autism Summer Institute August 6-8, 2012, at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord.

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Reinventing Quality 2012

Reinventing Quality 2012  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, August 5, 2012 - Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Location: Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, MD

What Are We Waiting For? A Twentieth Anniversary Celebration of Best Practices and Future Directions

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MIND Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 3, 2012
Location: Sacramento, CA

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Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals: 'Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Providing Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD'

Autism Speaks National Conference for Families and Professionals: 'Treating the Whole Person with Autism: Providing Comprehensive Care for Children and Adolescents with ASD'  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 3, 2012 - Saturday, August 4, 2012
Location: Columbus, OH

This inaugural conference will be open to physicians, psychologists, nurses, allied health professionals, educators, behavioral specialists and other professionals, as well as families affected by autism. It will feature science sessions and practical workshops focused on a wide range of issues pertaining to immune and metabolic dysfunction, GI disorders, seizures, sleep issues, medication management, challenging behaviors, transition planning and coordination of medical care, among other topics.

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AT Works Series: Accessible Technology's Impact on the Employment of People with Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities

AT Works Series: Accessible Technology's Impact on the Employment of People with Cognitive and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 2, 2012
2:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will address the current state of accessible technology for those with cognitive and developmental disabilities, as well as provide examples of the current and future use of these technologies in the workplace.

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Heading for College with Special Health Care Needs; Student Preparation for a Successful Transition

Heading for College with Special Health Care Needs; Student Preparation for a Successful Transition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar hosted by Got Transition? will provide practical considerations for a student's health care transition, in preparation for a successful adjustment to college life.

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Community Collaboration: Establishing Partnerships in Challenging Times  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
1:00pmET - 2:30pmET

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Community Collaboration: Establishing Partnerships in Challenging Times

Community Collaboration: Establishing Partnerships in Challenging Times  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 1, 2012
1:00pmET - 2:30pmET

The National Healthy Tomorrows Technical Assistance Resource Center and Community Access to Child Health Program at the American Academy of Pediatrics will host a free webinar on how to build successful strategic partnerships and connections with families and the community.

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MCHB/AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative Off to a Fantastic Start!

MCHB/AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative Off to a Fantastic Start!  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - Friday, August 3, 2012

During the last week of July 2012, 18 leaders from several MCHB funded training programs (including LENDs, LEAHs, PPCs, Nutrition and the Pipeline programs) engaged in the first stage of a learning collaborative to build interprofessional leadership skills for MCH trainees in their programs. The purpose of the MCHB-AUCD Interprofessional Leadership Learning Collaborative is to engage MCHB-funded leadership training programs and their partners in an experiential, skill-based "community of practice" related to the UNC MCH Leadership Consortium training model. This evidence-based model includes both a local community of interprofessional leadership practice as well as a carefully crafted curriculum based on the MCH Leadership competencies. The overall goal of this learning collaborative is for participants to incorporate and evaluate this intentional type of leadership training as a component of their MCHB-funded leadership training programs.

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ISAAC 2012 Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, July 28, 2012 - Saturday, August 4, 2012
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

We invite you to attend the 15th Biennial Conference of the International Society for augmentative and Alternative Communication (ISAAC) in Pittsburgh, PA, US. Our theme of "Highest performance communication; best life experience - WOW!" focuses on ISAAC's mission that people anywhere in the world who communicate with little or no speech deserve to achieve the most effective communication possible in order to achieve their maximum potential. Join the thousands of members in 60 countries from the 15 ISAAC Chapters who are working together to accomplish our mission.

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The iPad as a Personal Learning Device

The iPad as a Personal Learning Device  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 26, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar from Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion will introduce all iPad users to the many applications, settings, features, functions, and apps that make the iPad a state-of-the-art personal learning device. Learn how to take notes, make audio recordings, add email accounts, activate speech to text, and other functions. Participants will learn about the uses and possibilities of available apps for productivity, social networking, storage, reading, personalized newspapers, and much more.

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2012 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course

2012 National Maternal Nutrition Intensive Course  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - Friday, July 27, 2012
Location: Minneapolis, MN

This continuing education program focuses on the improvement of maternal and infant health through the delivery of risk-appropriate high-quality nutrition services. It is designed for dietitians, nutritionists, certified nurse midwives, registered nurses and nurse practitioners, physicians and public health professionals who serve preconceptual, pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women.

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Webinar Series Physician Education In Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 - Tuesday, October 9, 2012
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Location: online, every Tuesday

The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry in collaboration with the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities and sponsored by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council is offering a free, 12 credit-hour webinar series - Physician Education in Developmental Disabilities.

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Leadership, Legacy, and Community: A Retreat to Advance MCH Scholarship and Practice 2012

Leadership, Legacy, and Community: A Retreat to Advance MCH Scholarship and Practice 2012  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, July 22, 2012 - Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Location: Oak Brook, IL

Leading in Challenging Times: Innovations & Inspiration. This year's retreat focuses on Leading in Challenging Times; however, we will not talk about this concept in ways that you may expect. We will begin with sharing personal stories of our journey and work with women, men, children, and families.

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Good Blood Bad Blood Book Chat

Good Blood Bad Blood Book Chat  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 19, 2012
1pmET
Location: webinar

Join AAIDD's Director of Publications, Lisa O'Hearn, as she interviews J. David Smith and Michael Wehmeyer, authors of 'Good Blood, Bad Blood: Science, Nature, and the Myth of the Kallikaks.'

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CAAI Webinar: Innovative Interventions for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum

CAAI Webinar: Innovative Interventions for Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 17, 2012
3:30pmET - 5:00pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar was the fourth webinar in the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) webinar series. This discussion highlighted innovative projects by CAAI grantees aimed at intervention strategies for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities. Tools and Strategies for Including Diverse Learners  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - Thursday, July 12, 2012
Location: Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Main Campus

For professionals, administrators and teachers in Philadelphia schools and surrounding areas, school community members and parents. Welcoming experts in the field to present their perspective on this year's focus, positive behavioral supports.

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2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) World Congress

2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) World Congress  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 9, 2012 - Saturday, July 14, 2012
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The 2012 IASSID World Congress, "A World of Potential," will bring approximately 1,500 delegates from around the world to Halifax. The conference will offer several plenary addresses about major advances in the biological, behavioral, and social sciences related to intellectual disabilities. Presenters will share recent research findings in more than 200 concurrent sessions.

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Feedback for  New UCEDD Annual Report Webinar

Feedback for New UCEDD Annual Report Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, July 6, 2012
3:30 pm EST - 5:00 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar was hosted to get network feedback on the proposed revisions to the UCEDD Annual Report.

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Time Out for Genetics: Genetics Evaluation, Referrals, and More: What To Do Next

Time Out for Genetics: Genetics Evaluation, Referrals, and More: What To Do Next  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 28, 2012
1:00pmET - 1:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar is part of the Time Out for Genetics Webinar Series, which is designed to increase primary care health professionals' knowledge and skills related to providing genetics-based services. The series is produced by the Genetics in Primary Care Institute, a 3-year cooperative agreement between the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau.

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Improving Care and Outcomes by Tracking Seizures in Those With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Improving Care and Outcomes by Tracking Seizures in Those With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
7:00pmET - 8:30pmET
Location: online

This webinar will highlight the realities and challenges of medical refractory seizures, point to the clear need for a team approach to care, promote person centered care and values, and, most importantly, provide a solution to these problems which begins by being able to accurately track/monitor seizures.

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Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: Engaging in the Stakeholder Process - an ACL Webinar

Managed Long-Term Services and Supports: Engaging in the Stakeholder Process - an ACL Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 27, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

In this webinar, we will offer a framework for analyzing proposals to be sure that they meet consumers' needs - particularly related to home and community-based services.

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UCEDD Leadership Development Institute

UCEDD Leadership Development Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - Friday, June 29, 2012
Location: Newark, DE at the University of Delaware

The Leadership Institute will identify and support emerging leaders and provide them with the knowledge and skills needed to become transformational leaders of UCEDDs. Participants will understand the synergy that is created when science, advocacy and practice are joined in common purpose toward improved lives and opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Kids in Disasters: Facing Our Challenges (MCHB Webinar)

Kids in Disasters: Facing Our Challenges (MCHB Webinar)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
12:30pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: webinar

This panel will highlight innovations in pediatric disaster preparedness. The EMSC Targeted Issue projects "A Novel Imaging System for Reunification of Children Separated during Disaster" and "Refining Pediatric Disaster Triage Algorithms and Education in the prehospital Setting" will be presented. Project investigators will provide a brief overview of their work and highlight significant findings and implications for participants to consider as they strive to improve the provision of emergency care for children during disaster situations.

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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: ATN Registry Report

ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: ATN Registry Report  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
3:00pmET
Location: webinar

Join us during this 1 hour webinar on Tuesday June 19, 2012 at 3 pm ET as Dr. Dan Coury presents the results of the ATN Annual Registry Report.

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Building Better Data Systems to Address Youth Violence and Injury (HRSA/MCHB DataSpeak webinar)

Building Better Data Systems to Address Youth Violence and Injury (HRSA/MCHB DataSpeak webinar)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: webinar

States need robust data systems to be able to address youth violence and injury with facts and targeted interventions. In this DataSpeak, three experts will speak to the importance of data and the various ways that public data can be used to monitor and create policy to address youth violence and injury trends.

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AAIDD 136th Annual Meeting: Research, Practice, Policy

AAIDD 136th Annual Meeting: Research, Practice, Policy  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 18, 2012 - Thursday, June 21, 2012
Location: Charlotte, NC

AAIDD 136th Annual Meeting: Research, Practice, Policy

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AAIDD 136th Annual Meeting

AAIDD 136th Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 18, 2012 - Thursday, June 21, 2012
Location: Charlotte, NC

The 136th annual meeting of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), Research*Practice*Policy, will be held June 19-20 with pre- and post-conference sessions on the 18th and 21st. The conference will provide information on cutting edge research, effective practices, and policy initiatives. Plenary sessions, panel presentations, special interest group meetings, poster presentations, and more make this conference a great opportunity for sharing expertise in the areas of research, practice, and policy relevant to promoting improved outcomes for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. More information and a detailed schedule are available on the AAID website.

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Autism - You Do See it First: How to Recognize, Screen, Refer

Autism - You Do See it First: How to Recognize, Screen, Refer  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 15, 2012 - Saturday, June 16, 2012
Location: Houston, TX: University of Texas Medical School

The conference is intended to educate primary care providers on routine developmental surveillance and screening for autistic spectrum and related neurodevelopmental disorders (ASD/NDs), thus increasing timely and accurate diagnosis of ASD/NDs.

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2012 AUCD UCEDD Directors Retreat and ADD TA Institute

2012 AUCD UCEDD Directors Retreat and ADD TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - Friday, June 15, 2012
Location: Bethesda, MD

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CAAI Webinar: Identification and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A CAAI Research to Practice Panel Discussion

CAAI Webinar: Identification and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder: A CAAI Research to Practice Panel Discussion  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 13, 2012
3:30pmET - 5:00pmET
Location: webinar

This was the third in the CAAI Research to Practice Webinar Series, and highlighted innovative projects by four CAAI grantees aimed at improving Identification and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Quality Practices in Difficult Economic Times: A Webinar from AAIDD

Quality Practices in Difficult Economic Times: A Webinar from AAIDD  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 11, 2012
1:00pmET - 2:30pmET
Location: webinar

This webinar will present lessons from two successful provider organizations, The Adirondack Arc and Bethesda Lutheran Communities. Some of the focus topics will include: collaboration, staffing, use of technology, impact on costs, and others.

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Participatory Action Research: Students with Intellectual Disabilities Conducting Research on their College Experience.  (A Webinar from Think College)

Participatory Action Research: Students with Intellectual Disabilities Conducting Research on their College Experience. (A Webinar from Think College)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 4, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: webinar

Research facilitators from three universities will share their experiences using participatory action research (PAR) methods with college students with intellectual disabilities.

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2012 National Transition Conference: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities

2012 National Transition Conference: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - Friday, June 1, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

This important conference will provide a forum for the development of an action agenda, bring together critical partners in the transition community to exchange innovative ideas and approaches; demonstrate knowledge gained from policy implementation; share transition practices and research findings; and promote and facilitate the development of networks and relationships.

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Transition to Employment:  Evidence-based Policies and Practices

Transition to Employment: Evidence-based Policies and Practices  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 24, 2012
3:00pm EST - 4:00pm EST

This webinar was a collaborative effort between AUCD's Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) and the National Association of State Directors of Development Disabilities Services (NASDDDS). The webinar had the following objectives: 1. Examine post-school employment outcomes for transition-age youth with intellectual disabilities, autism and other developmental disabilities; 2. Gain an overview of recommended and promising practices that increase employment outcomes for students with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities; 3. Discuss how research findings can be used to develop public policy to improve transition outcomes.

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10th Annual Conference on Health, Disability, and the Law: Obesity Bias and Bullying  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 21, 2012
Location: Indianapolis, IN

This conference will discuss the bias and bullying experienced by obese children as well as adults, policy and legal solutions to address weight discrimination, identify community factors that impact obesity, and share Indiana success stories in treating obesity.

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Act Early Ambassador Meeting -- Making Connections: Interactive Learning and Sharing (Invitation Only)

Act Early Ambassador Meeting -- Making Connections: Interactive Learning and Sharing (Invitation Only)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - Thursday, May 17, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Atlanta, GA

This one-day meeting will provide opportunities to network, share, and learn from fellow Ambassadors, experts from the NCBDDD Communications Center, and AUCD's Legislative Affairs office.

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MCC Quarterly Teleconference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
3pmET
Location: conference call

1-866-951-1151, 5506750#. Contact Maria Blanco at the LA UCEDD for more information.

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The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents: Research to Practice: Using a National Data Set to Inform Implementation of a Statewide Health and Wellness Initiative  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

This webinar is one in a series of webinars organized by the Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD. The learning objectives of this webinar were: 1. Become familiar with National Core Indicators, its history, and current activities 2. Learn about the Adult Consumer Survey and how states use the data collected 3. Gain an understanding of Kentucky's use of NCI data 4. Learn about the Human Development Institute's development of initiatives in response to the NCI data.

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Addressing Diversity and Disability: A Discussion of Improving Systems-Level Cultural Competency for National Service Programs  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
3:00pmET - 4:30pmET
Location: webinar

As the diversity of participants in national service programs grows both locally and nationally, what practices are you using to engage historically underrepresented groups? When conducting outreach and recruitment to these populations, how do you approach including people with disabilities from diverse groups? In order to discuss these questions, The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) will host Dr. Nicholas Montalto and Dr. Rooshey Hasnain, authors of "Systems Change for Greater Cultural Competence in the Pennsylvania Disability Service and Support Sector," in a one and a half hour webinar presentation on diversity and disability

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CAAI Webinar: Improving Family Involvement for Children & Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders through the Combating Autism Act Initiative

CAAI Webinar: Improving Family Involvement for Children & Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders through the Combating Autism Act Initiative  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 14, 2012
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: webinar

This webinar is the second of the Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI) webinar series, Research to Practice, and will highlight strategies to improve families involvement through the CAAI. The CAAI webinar series is designed to showcase successes of CAAI grantees, connect attendees to CAAI grantees, and highlight CAAI activities. The series runs from April through August 2012 and will replace the annual face-to-face CAAI conference. Webinars are targeted to CAAI grantees, but open to all.

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Partnering for Success: Collaborative Activities with Act Early Ambassadors

Partnering for Success: Collaborative Activities with Act Early Ambassadors  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 10, 2012 - Thursday, May 10, 2012
3:00 pm ET - 4:30 pm ET
Location: online

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Vermont's UCEDD Announces Opening Doors Conference

Vermont's UCEDD Announces Opening Doors Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

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The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents: Managing Dental Care for Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 3, 2012
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

This webinar is one of a series of webinars developed by LEND and UCEDD programs within the Southeast Region Consortium. The objectives of this webinar are to: 1. Determine the use of the past and current medical, dental and social histories as assessments for dental treatment needs; 2. Determine treatment behavior guidance of patient specific modalities, eg. desensitization; and 3. Discuss the Sparks Dental Clinic approach to managing the total dental care of ASD clients.

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Arab American Communities and Disabilities Conference: Lessons Learned for Dissemination, Training, and TA  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 27, 2012
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: Webinar

This webinar is jointly presented by the Dissemination and Community Education and Technical Assistance Committees of the AUCD National Community Education Directors Council. The focus of this session will be the Arab American Communities and Disabilities Conference coordinated by The Boggs Center (NJ UCEDD) in December 2011 as part of a series of Cultural Awareness Conferences. Lessons learned and implications for dissemination, training, and technical assistance will be discussed.

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Partnerships in Practice: A Look at Successful Models of Partnership Between Regional Collaboratives and LEND Programs

Partnerships in Practice: A Look at Successful Models of Partnership Between Regional Collaboratives and LEND Programs  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 26, 2012
2:30pm EST - 3:30pm EST
Location: webinar

The webinar has been developed in partnership between the American College of Medical Genetics National Coordinating Center for Regional Genetic and Newborn Screening Service Collaboratives and AUCD. The webinar will focus on the following objectives: 1. Share successful models of partnership between LEND Programs and Regional Collaboratives; 2. Identify ways to initiate and sustain a relationship with your Regional Collaborative or LEND program.

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2012 Disability Policy Seminar

2012 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 23, 2012 - Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

Join us in Washington, DC, April 23-25 for the ultimate gathering of advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This year we'll be focusing on presidential election-year issues and how to make a difference with grassroots advocacy. A special Trainee Symposium and Reception is planned for Sunday evening.

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Cluster Analysis: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series

Cluster Analysis: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 23, 2012
3:00pmET - 4:15pmET
Location: Webinar

This webinar will be focused on latent class cluster analyses (LCCA). LCCA is a model based cluster analysis method used to identify subtypes of related cases (latent classes) from categorical, ordinal, and continuous multivariate data. It provides a way of identifying latent segments (types) for which parameters in a specified model differ.

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State of the Science Conference 2012

State of the Science Conference 2012  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 23, 2012
9:00amET - 5:00pmET
Location: Bethesda, MD

This conference will bring together scientists, administrators, and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.

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ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: ER Services in Autism

ATN/AIR-P Works in Progress Webinar: ER Services in Autism  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 23, 2012
3:00pmET

During this 1-hour webinar, Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum will review his AIR-P research project, ?Evaluating the Impact of Emergency Room Services for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder.? Topics will include a preface about what is known on the the topic of ER services in ASD, methodology of the study, logic/theoretical modeling, sampling, and analysis. Join us LIVE to be eligible for 1 free CME credit!

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2012 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium & Reception

2012 Disability Policy Seminar Trainee Symposium & Reception  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 22, 2012
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Washington, DC

This special session for trainees attending the 2012 DPS will provide a behind-the-scenes look into what it takes to live and work on Capitol Hill and share the ins and outs of some current legislative items, and trainees will have plenty of time to meet others from around the country. This is a one of a kind session you don't want to miss.

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CAAI Webinar: Results from a Study of the Combating Autism Act Initiative

CAAI Webinar: Results from a Study of the Combating Autism Act Initiative  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 16, 2012 - Monday, April 16, 2012
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Location: webinar

This webinar includes presentations on the results from a 3 year study to assess the progress and accomplishments of the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau's (MCHB) Combating Autism Act Initiative (CAAI).

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2012 CAAI Webinar Series

2012 CAAI Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 16, 2012 - Friday, August 31, 2012
Location: webinars

The CAAI Webinar series, "Research to Practice" showcased successes of CAAI grantees, connected attendees with other CAAI grantees, and informed each other of activities happening within the initiative. The series ran from April through August of 2012.

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Western Social Science Association Section on Chronic Disease & Disability 54th Annual Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - Saturday, April 14, 2012
Location: Houston, TX

The Section encourages research on policies, problems, cultural representations, health issues, and experiences that involve people with disabilities and chronic disease.

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EIEC Webinar: The Use of Assistive Technology in Early Intervention  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 27, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: webinar

This webinar provided information about how Assistive Technology is used with infants and toddlers in early intervention based on research studies done under the auspices of Tots-N-Tech. This webinar also included information on resources available to help providers or caregivers increase children's learning and participation. There were demonstrations of the Tots-N-Tech web-based Help Desk, the EZ-AT booklet for families, and other related resources.

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28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity

28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 26, 2012 - Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Location: Honolulu, HI

The 28th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity (Pac Rim) will bring together a diverse international gathering of academics, community leaders, self-advocates, specialists and officials to Honolulu, Hawaii on March 26-27, 2012.

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Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXIV: ADHD: Too Broad? Too Narrow?

Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities XXXIV: ADHD: Too Broad? Too Narrow?  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 26, 2012 - Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Location: Baltimore, MD

The Spectrum of Developmental Disabilities activity will provide an interdisciplinary approach to the issues of ADHD. This multidisciplinary course will review ADHD, including epidemiology, genetic and neuroimaging issues, diagnostic overlaps, associated dysfunctions, evaluation and management, outcomes and future directions.

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The Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The Pacific Rim International Forum on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, March 24, 2012 - Sunday, March 25, 2012
Location: Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI

The Pacific Rim International Forum, a Pacific Rim International Conference pre-event, highlights the potential to transform lives and communities through the theoretical and practical application of human rights norms and standards.

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Massachusetts Act Early State Team: Spring 2012 Autism Summit  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - Wednesday, March 21, 2012
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Special Olympics of Mass, Marlborough, MA

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The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD Presents: Therapies for Children with Autism: A Systematic Review of Behavioral and Medical Interventions  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

During this webinar, the Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD welcomes Drs. Veenstra Vander-Weele and Warren to present results from their recent AHRQ commissioned comparative effectiveness report prepared by the Vanderbilt Evidence-based Practice Center entitled, "Therapies for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders."

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Navigating Disability and Health Data System Webinar

Navigating Disability and Health Data System Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - Wednesday, March 21, 2012
11:00 am ET - 12:30 pm ET
Location: online

Learn the ins and outs of Disability and Health Data System with a tutorial. We will show you how to find and view data, use the interactive maps, bar charts, trend lines and tables, and customize the layout for your best experience. After this webinar, you'll know how to quickly find what you need -- and find what you didn't know you needed.

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Introduction to Disability and Health Data System Webinar

Introduction to Disability and Health Data System Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 16, 2012 - Friday, March 16, 2012
11:00 am ET - 12:00 pm ET
Location: online

Discover the variety of ways you can use Disability and Health Data System in your state.

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Trainee Webinar: Finding and Securing a Job or Fellowship  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - Thursday, March 15, 2012
4:00pm EST - 5:00pm EST
Location: webinar

The presenters on this webinar spoke about the benefits of being a trainee in a large network and why staying connected to the network is important. The presentation included how to find a job or fellowship, how a fellowship can benefit your career, and how to "sell" your traineeship experience to prospective employers who are not familiar with UCEDDs/LENDs. Additional tips and advice were given to help find and secure a job or fellowship.

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Visionary Voices: The History of Pennsylvania?s Intellectual Disability Movement  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location: Philadelphia, PA

"Visionary Voices: leaders, lessons, legacy. The History of Pennsylvania?s Intellectual Disability Movement" is a collection of interviews with pioneers of Pennsylvania?s Intellectual Disability Movement ? risk-takers, innovators, and reformers who helped shape policies in Pennsylvania and around the country to ensure the freedom and dignity of people with disabilities. OUR PREMIERE VIEWING EVENT will feature special guests, light hors d?oeuvres and opportunities to support Visionary Voices.

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Second World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care

Second World Congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, March 11, 2012 - Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Location: Las Vegas, NV

The Spina Bifida Association is pleased to announce its continuing efforts to improve the health of those living with Spina Bifida by announcing the Second World congress on Spina Bifida Research and Care. This innovative meeting serves as the preeminent forum for a unique gathering of international Spina Bifida researchers and healthcare professionals specializing in a range of medical disciplines.

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2012 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2012 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - Friday, March 9, 2012
Location: Annapolis, MD

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities. This year's theme is: Rare and Neglected IDD Disorders: A Case Study in 15q.

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2012 Interdisciplinary Training Conference in Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Location: Loews Annapolis Hotel, Annapolis, MD

Advanced graduate students are invited to apply to attend the third annual Interdisciplinary Training Conference in Developmental Disabilities, held in conjunction with the 2012 Gatlinburg Conference. The ITCDD is designed to (1) accelerate the professional and scholarly development of scholars-in-training who are studying developmental disabilities; (2) promote the integration of behavioral science and neuroscience in the approaches taken by these scholars-in-training; and (3) provide ongoing mentoring and support to these scholars-in-training.

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2012 LEND Pediatric Audiology Meeting

2012 LEND Pediatric Audiology Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, March 4, 2012
12:00pm - 2:00pm CST
Location: St.Louis, Missouri

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Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - Friday, March 2, 2012
Location: Arlington, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University Project Empowerment funded by the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research invites you to attend "Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science Conference." Mark your calendar for this conference that will bring expert researchers and educators to present about the state of the science of disability research involving racial and ethnic minorities.

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Race, Ethnicity, and Disabilities: State of the Science  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - Friday, March 2, 2012
Location: Arlingon, VA

Virginia Commonwealth University Project Empowerment, funded by the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, presents a conference that will bring expert researchers and educators to present about the state of the science of disability research involving racial and ethnic minorities.

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Innovative Approaches to Improve Developmental Screening: Highlights from Three Act Early Teams  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 1, 2012 - Thursday, March 1, 2012
3:00 pm ET - 4:30 pm ET
Location: online

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EIEC Webinar: Sociodemographic Disparities in Receipt of an IFSP and IEP  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 28, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Webinar

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FY 2012 UCEDD Continuation Applications  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 27, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: online

In this webinar, Suad Jama from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities provided information on the FY 2012 UCEDD core grant continuation applications.

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Disability in Practice Webinar on Work with Veterans  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - Wednesday, February 22, 2012
3:30 pm ET - 4:30 pm ET
Location: online

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Measurement Selection and Development for Maternal and Child Health Research: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series

Measurement Selection and Development for Maternal and Child Health Research: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 20, 2012
2:30pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: Webinar

The webinar will focus on the following two objectives: 1. To determine best practices for the selection of measurement instruments in maternal-child health research; 2. To understand methods for measure development in maternal-child health research.

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Webinar: The Stigma of Mental Illness and Adolescents: A Mental Health Awareness and Education Program  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 17, 2012
1:00pm EST - 2:00pm EST

This webinar highlighted the research project conducted by Ms. April Stachelski, a LEND trainee and doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

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The CANDLE study: Aspects of Early Childhood Development in a Shelby County, TN Population  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 15, 2012
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

The Southeast Regional Consortium and AUCD present the CANDLE Study (Conditions Affecting Neurocognitive Development and Learning in Early Childhood).

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2012 MCHB Joint Interdisciplinary Training Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, February 12, 2012
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Washington, DC

The 2012 MCHB Joint Interdisciplinary Training meeting was held in conjunction with the 2012 AMCHP Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

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2012 Transition Work Group Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, February 12, 2012 - Sunday, February 12, 2012
2pm EST - 4pm EST
Location: Washington, DC

The 2012 Transition Work Group meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2012 AMCHP Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

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2012 AMCHP Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 11, 2012 - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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2012 Spring LEAH Directors Meeting

2012 Spring LEAH Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 11, 2012
Location: Washington, DC

The 2012 Spring LEAH Directors meeting will be held in conjunction with the 2012 AMCHP Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

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2012 LEND Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 11, 2012 - Saturday, February 11, 2012
1pm - 5:15 pm
Location: Washington, DC

The 2012 Spring LEND Directors meeting was held in conjunction with the 2012 AMCHP Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.

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Engulfed by the Spectrum: The Impact of the Growing Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders on Law and Policy

Engulfed by the Spectrum: The Impact of the Growing Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorders on Law and Policy  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 2, 2012
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

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Roles for State Title V Programs in Building Systems of Care for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 1, 2012
2:00pmET - 3:30pmET
Location: Webinar

Presented by AMCHP, this webinar will help states, primarily Title V programs, determine appropriate roles and approaches to pursue in building systems of care for children and youth with ASD/DD. The webinar will provide examples from state programs to demonstrate the breadth and depth of involvement from state Title V programs and their partners.

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EIEC Webinar: Using Data for Improved Results  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 24, 2012
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

This webinar focuses on the value and use of data for improved outcomes for young children and their families.

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Adverse Childhood Experiences and Public Health Practice  Copy to Calendar

Friday, January 20, 2012
3:00pmET
Location: Webinar

This webinar describes current work in adverse childhood experiences in Washington State.

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Making Lifelong Connections 2012

Making Lifelong Connections 2012  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - Friday, January 20, 2012
Location: Orlando, FL

This is a unique opportunity for MCHB trainees to build leadership skills, meet other MCHB trainees and former trainees, and enhance career development. Registration is due November 14.

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AAC Assessment & Customizing iPad/iPods for Communication: Hands-on Training with Three AAC Apps

AAC Assessment & Customizing iPad/iPods for Communication: Hands-on Training with Three AAC Apps  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 18, 2012
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location: Chicago, IL

This seminar is designed for individuals involved in the identification, set up and training of AAC systems. The consideration of iPads/iPods in AAC Assessment will be discussed as well as strategies for app selection.

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iPad Apps for AAC and Visual Strategies

iPad Apps for AAC and Visual Strategies  Copy to Calendar

Monday, January 16, 2012
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location: Chicago, IL

This seminar will include demonstrations of a range of application for augmentative communication available on the iPad/iPods.

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Advancing Equity and Excellence through Universal Design for Learning  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 - Tuesday, January 10, 2012
3:00pm EST - 4:30pm EST

Universal Course Design is a professional development concept that strives to make learning accessible to all students, no matter their individual backgrounds. The webinar provided advanced strategies employed by UCD with a focus on the four key principles: curriculum, instruction, assessment and environment.

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New Developments in Alternate Assessments for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, January 9, 2012
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Online

This webinar described efforts by consortia of states to develop both regular assessments in which most students with disabilities will participate and alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities

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Arab American Communities and Disabilities: Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Us

Arab American Communities and Disabilities: Getting to Know You, Getting to Know Us  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, December 10, 2011
Location: Somerset, NJ

The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, working in collaboration with its NJ ADD partners, Disability Rights New Jersey and the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities, other statewide disability organizations, including NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities, the NJ Division of Disability Services, and the Statewide Parent Advocacy Network, is sponsoring the Arab American Communities and Disabilities Conference on December 10, 2011.

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2011 Symposium on Inclusion and Service: Improving the Member Experience through Intentional Strategies

2011 Symposium on Inclusion and Service: Improving the Member Experience through Intentional Strategies  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, December 8, 2011 - Friday, December 9, 2011
Location: Arlington, VA: Hyatt Regency Crystal City

The symposium is a joint activity of the National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) and the National Service to Employment Project (NextSTEP), funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).

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Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - Friday, December 9, 2011
Location: Bethesda, MD

The Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Conference is focused entirely on the employment of individuals with disabilities in the federal sector. Federal HR and EEO specialists, hiring managers, and others who manage employment matters concerning people with disabilities are encouraged to attend.

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Disability in Practice Webinar: Work with Tribes/Native Americans  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 7, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: online

This webinar will provide examples of how public health programs have impacted health outcomes for tribes/Native Americans. Presenters will share specific examples from their programs, and will participate in an interactive question and answer session on this issue.

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M-enabling Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 5, 2011 - Tuesday, December 6, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

The M-Enabling Summit is a global meeting on mobile applications for seniors and people with disabilities and a joint initiative of the Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies and EJ Krause & Associates. It is the first ever mobile industry event dedicated to accessibility and assistive applications and seeks to provide governments, community services, health and private sector information and communications professionals with innovative solutions to leverage accessible and assistive mobile platforms to better serve seniors and persons with disabilities.

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TASH Conference: No Excuses

TASH Conference: No Excuses  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Saturday, December 3, 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA

The 2011 TASH Conference is the advocacy, networking and educational event of the year. This year's conference is set in beautiful Atlanta, Ga., the city that played such a critical role in civil rights and social justice movements in our nation's history. Join us this year in Atlanta for another social justice movement for people with disabilities.

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Act Early Benchmarks Workgroup (Invitation Only)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - Wednesday, November 30, 2011
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Part C Implementation: State Challenges and Responses  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

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Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) 2011

Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) 2011  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 17, 2011 - Friday, November 18, 2011
11-17-11 - 11-18-11
Location: Gaylord National Harbor Hotel: Washington, DC area

The Summit 2011 "Real Jobs--- It's Everyone's Business" aims to increase the number of people with intellectual disabilities in the workforce. By providing innovate approaches to created integrated employment, this interactive conference will encourage attendees to seek a successful career of their choosing. The Summit will include several speakers from Federal Agencies and Government Agencies to provide information on how to make employment a reality.

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Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2011 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - Saturday, November 19, 2011
Location: San Antonio, TX

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) is an international organization dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents by promoting research, teaching and clinical practice in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Comprised of more than 700 members, the society strives to promote an understanding of the social, educational, and cultural influences on children.

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2011 OCALI Conference

2011 OCALI Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - Friday, November 18, 2011
Location: Columbus, OH

The 2011 OCALI Conference and co-occurring events will help advance this mission by focusing on improving programs, implementation, support and education outcomes for those with ASD and low-incidence disabilities. These events will gather parents and professionals ? ranging in practice from the individual classroom to district, region, state and international level ? to review current models of systems, best practices in research and intervention use and statewide capacity building, with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes at all levels.

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New Bottles for Old Wine: Life Course Framework in Historical Perspective  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 16, 2011
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

Objectives: 1. Describe how epidemiological and historical trends affect the system of care for children with developmental disabilities; 2. Explain the life course framework and how it is related to people with developmental disabilities; 3. Identify at least one way to integrate the life course framework into training professionals in the field of developmental disabilities.

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Using Large Data Set to Examine Current Practices and Policies Addressing Individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 14, 2011
2:00pm EST - 3:30pm EST
Location: Online

Making data-based decisions in practice and policy is essential, and often mandated for effective service for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Agencies at the federal, state, and local level collect large amounts for accountability and, in fact, provide public access to parts or all of the data. This provides a wonderful opportunity for early researchers and doctoral students in the I/DD field to utilize the information in developing a line of research and further the practices and policies affecting individuals with I/DD. In this webinar, the presenters discussed their use of large data sets in examining current practices and policies addressing individuals with I/DD.

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2011 National Transition Conference: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 7, 2011 - Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

This conference will provide a forum for the development of an action agenda, bring together critical partners in the transition community to exchange innovative ideas and approaches, demonstrate knowledge gained from policy implementation, transition practices, research findings, and promote and facilitate the development of networks and relationships.

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UCEDD 5-year Planning Meeting with ADD at AUCD 2011  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 7, 2011
1pm - 2pm
Location: Crystal City, VA

 

AUCD Pre-Con Workshop 3: Incorporating a New Self-Assessment Process on Self-Determination in Plan Development for UCEDDs  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 6, 2011
9:00AM - 11:30AM
Location: Crystal City, VA

This pre-conference workshop focuses on a new UCEDD Self-Determination Self-Assessment Checklist developed by the National Gateway to Self-Determination: National Training Initiative. It will also provide strategies and resources for using this checklist to incorporate self-determination in the development of UCEDD 5-year plans.

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AUCD 2011

AUCD 2011  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 6, 2011 - Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City - Crystal City, VA

The 2011 conference marks the 40th year of AUCD and will celebrate past accomplishments as well as plan for the future. The conference provides opportunity to share strategies and research in developmental disabilities and to continue the journey toward equity and excellence.

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2011 AUCD Conference

2011 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 5, 2011 - Wednesday, November 9, 2011
Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City

Thank you to everyone who participated in the AUCD 2011 Conference. It was great to see old friends again, and to forge new relationships. We hope that all who attended were able to gain new information, meet new people, and leave feeling energized, refreshed, and excited about the many incredible activities happening in the disability community and throughout the AUCD network.
Conference plenary videos, photos, presentations, handouts, and more are available on aucd.org/conference. Save the date for AUCD 2012: December 2-5 at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

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2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 3, 2011 - Friday, November 4, 2011
Location: George Mason University, near Washington, DC

This conference provides an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to discuss the current state of research and practice in the field. Panels including staff from PSE initiatives, parents, self-advocate and other experts will share effective practices during breakout sessions with an opportunity for group discussion.

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NADD (National Association for the Dually Diagnosed) Conference 2011  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 - Friday, November 4, 2011
Location: Nashville, TN

The National Association for the Dually Diagnosed has opened online registration for their annual conference. The theme for this year?s conference is Building Partnerships for Successful Service Systems: "You've Got to Have Friends". This event strives to provide a comprehensive training concerning mental health needs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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National Lifespan Respite Conference: The Many Faces of Respite  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - Friday, November 4, 2011
Location: Phoenix, AZ

This year's National Lifespan Respite Conference, The Many Faces of Respite, is hosted by the Arizona Caregiver Coalition in collaboration with the ARCH National Respite Network. An Event Celebrating the Year of the Family Caregiver.

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The New Federal IDEA Part C Regulations: Selected Review of Major Policy Changes  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 31, 2011 - Monday, October 31, 2011
3:00PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Online

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EHDI 2011: Partnering for Progress

EHDI 2011: Partnering for Progress  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - Friday, October 28, 2011
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Three conferences - One location. Join experts from several specialties to discuss a variety of subjects pertaining to hearing and hearing loss in children. Topics include medical considerations, audiological assessment, advances in hearing technologies, family support, state and federal policies, EHDI program improvement, disabilities that occur with hearing loss, social media, advocacy, and more! Attendees from all three conferences will meet in five plenary sessions; breakouts will allow conference participants to choose specific topics of interest.

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Disability in Practice Webinar: Peer Support  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
2 pm ET - 3 pm ET
Location: online

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11th Annual Autism Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - Friday, October 21, 2011
Location: Timonium, MD

This year's conference brings together nationally recognized experts to address critical topics for autism professionals, educators, and family members, including early diagnosis, the latest intervention strategies, and issues for management across the lifespan.

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12th Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - Friday, October 21, 2011
Location: Houston, TX

This conference provided a state-of-the-art update on issues involved in health care transition for youth and young adults with chronic illness and disability and their families from pediatric to adult based services. It brought together internationally, nationally and locally-recognized clinical, policy, legal, research, advocacy, youth and family experts, making it a unique conference in the breadth and depth of topics addressing all aspects of transition planning.

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Inclusive Nutrition and Physical Activity Programs Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
1:00 pm ET - 2:00 pm ET
Location: online

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Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities

Inequity to Equity: Promoting Health and Wellness of Women with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 17, 2011 - Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

Join the American Psychological Association, the Howard University Women?s Health Institute, and Gallaudet University for an interactive, interdisciplinary conference. By promoting the exchange of knowledge and information among psychologists, other health care providers, researchers, educators, policymakers, women with disabilities and advocates, this conference aims to foster an integrated health care agenda that will improve health outcomes for women with disabilities.

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Webinar: Transitioning Youth and Young Adults from the Pediatric to Adult Health Care Systems  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 17, 2011 - Monday, October 17, 2011
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: online

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The 2011 Division on Career Development and Transition Conference: Taking the Future by the Horns  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - Saturday, October 15, 2011
Location: Kansas City, MO Westin Crown Center

The DCDT 2011 Conference will focus on the importance of taking control of your future. It will include several useful sessions and presentations on how to transition to adulthood and how to seek employment and vocational opportunities.

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State of the States, State of the Nation: 2011 Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology in Challenging Economic Environments AND Third Annual ANCOR Technology Leaershi Summit: Technology Solutions for Tough Times

State of the States, State of the Nation: 2011 Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology in Challenging Economic Environments AND Third Annual ANCOR Technology Leaershi Summit: Technology Solutions for Tough Times  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - Friday, October 14, 2011
Location: Westminster, Colorado

On October 13, 2011, the Coleman Institute will host its eleventh annual conference on cognitive disability and technology. This year's theme will address economic perspectives on disability as they relate to federal funding, the state budgets, the impacts on people with cognitive disabilities, and the role technology can play. ANCOR is again partnering with the Coleman Institute in hosting a technology summit.

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State of the States, State of the Nation: 2011

State of the States, State of the Nation: 2011  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 13, 2011 - Thursday, October 13, 2011

This conference is about cognitive disability and technology in challenging economic environments. Theme: economic perspectives on disability as they relate to federal funding, the state budgets, the impacts on people with cognitive disabilities, and the role technology can play.

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MCH Life Ccourse Research Network Webinar: The Life Course Perspective in Promoting Health in Aging  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 10, 2011
1:00pmET - 2:00pmET
Location: Webinar

This webinar - the fourth in the MCH LCRN's ongoing series on The State of Life Course Health Development Research: Past, Present and Future - will feature Diana Kuh, Director of the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing and of the MRC National Survey of Health and Development, and Principal investigator for HALCyon.

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Vermont Conversion Institute: A Time for Change...

Vermont Conversion Institute: A Time for Change...  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 6, 2011 - Friday, October 7, 2011
Location: Burlington, VT

The Center on Disability & Community Inclusion at the University of Vermont sponsors Vermont Conversion Institute: A Time for Change...

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2011 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - Friday, October 7, 2011
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Conference theme: How We All Fit Together

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Empowering the 'Forgotten Ones' Through Systems Change:  A Statewide, Cross-disability Conference Looking at the Challenges Faced by Immigrants and Culturally Diverse Individuals with Disabilities in Pennsylvania

Empowering the 'Forgotten Ones' Through Systems Change: A Statewide, Cross-disability Conference Looking at the Challenges Faced by Immigrants and Culturally Diverse Individuals with Disabilities in Pennsylvania  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Location: Philadelphia, PA

A statewide, cross-disability conference looking at the challenges faced by immigrants and culturally diverse individuals with disabilities in Pennsylvania.

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US-Nordic International Conference on Disabilities

US-Nordic International Conference on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 2, 2011 - Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Location: Minot, ND

This unique international conference will focus on inclusive education, employment opportunities, healthcare systems and services, and community living and supports. Speakers will address similarities and differences between US and Nordic systems, highlighting areas of future collaboration.

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US-Nordic International Conference on Disabilities

US-Nordic International Conference on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 2, 2011 - Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Location: Minot, ND

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UCEDD Director Transition: Successful Strategies for Supporting UCEDD Staff and Search Committee Members  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
2:30pm EST - 3:30pm EST
Location: online

This webinar provided an overview of the importance of planning for transitions as well as the most recent technical assistance activities around UCEDD Director transitions. In response to requests across the network AUCD completed a series of interviews with middle- and upper-management at UCEDDs who have recently experienced director transition. Successful themes and trends determined from these interviews were presented during the webinar. This webinar also presented the recently completed transition guide created by a workgroup of UCEDD leaders to inform university search practices for UCEDD directors.

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Scaling-Up Self-Determination: Tools from the National Gateway to Self-Determination (NGSD)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 26, 2011
1:00pm EST - 2:00pm EST
Location: online

This webinar presented the tools, resources, activities and publications developed by the National Gateway to Self-Determination (NGSD). The overall goal of NGSD is to establish a sustainable, evidence-based training system that enhances self-determination training programs that lead to quality of life outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities throughout the lifespan.

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NIRS Orientation Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 26, 2011
3:00 pm EST - 4:30 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar introduced participants to NIRS, the national database used for data entering and reporting.

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You're Part of Something BIG:Welcome to the AUCD Network  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 23, 2011 - Friday, September 23, 2011
3:00pm EST - 4:00pm EST

Maximize your time as an AUCD Trainee. This webinar gives you information about AUCD, the programs that make up the AUCD network, our partners, 2011-2012 Virtual Trainee, and great resources.

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Act Early Webinar: Using Your Personal and Professional Passion to Create Change  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
3:00PM

This webinar included presentations from two state leaders and one Act Early Ambassador. Each presenter offered insight into their own career path and how having a child with a disability fueled their passion for creating change in the field.This webinar was a unique opportunity to get hear from these professionals.

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Disability in Practice Webinar: Emergency Preparedness  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 20, 2011
12:00 pm ET - 1:00 pm ET
Location: online

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Dentistry and Individuals with Special Health Care Needs  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 19, 2011 - Monday, September 19, 2011
2:00pm EST - 3:30pm EST

This presentation provided an overview of dental care for individuals with special health care needs (pediatric to adult). The presentation included information about unique aspects of providing dental care to individuals with special health care needs, barriers to access to care, the dental home model, as well as a presentation on dental training resources/modules. This presentation included an overview of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center.

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The Second International Research Conference on Community Inclusion of Individuals with Psychiatric Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, September 18, 2011 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Location: Philadelphia, PA

This conference is for persons in recovery, researchers, administrators, policymakers, funders, providers, family members, students, advocates and others who are interested in cutting edge research and innovative practices that promote community integration and broaden community participation. Register early to assure your participation. There are a limited number of slots available.

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Latent Variable Analysis in Maternal and Child Health: A Practical Application of Structural Equation Modeling and  Latent Growth Models; MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series

Latent Variable Analysis in Maternal and Child Health: A Practical Application of Structural Equation Modeling and Latent Growth Models; MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: Online

This interactive webinar will highlight a statistical method used in maternal child health research. Specifically, the session will describe practical application of structural equation modeling and latent grown models.

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MCH Life Course Research Network Webinar: New Insights Into Ending Chronic Disease  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
5:00pmET - 6:00pmET
Location: Webinar

This webinar - the third in the MCH LCRN's ongoing series on The State of Life Course Health Development Research: Past, Present and Future - will feature David Barker, M.D., Ph.D., FRS, Physician and Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Southampton, U.K., and Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Oregon Health and Science University, U.S.

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U.S. Launch and Symposium for the World Report on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 12, 2011 - Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Location: Arlington, VA

The Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange will conduct a two-day symposium, September 12 and 13, 2011, on the World report on disability, which is being released by the World Health Organization and the World Bank on 9 June, 2011. This USA launch event will be conducted in cooperation with WHO, the Pan American Health Organization, the World Bank, the Interagency Committee on Disability Research, and the United States International Council on Disabilities.

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UCEDD Annual Report Logic Model and Proposed Performance Measures  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 8, 2011 - Thursday, September 8, 2011
2:00 pm eastern - 3:30 pm eastern
Location: online

This webinar will provide an overview of the final UCEDD Logic Model that was developed by the Annual Report Workgroup. It will also provide an overview of ADD's proposed annual performance measures based on this logic model. Implementation is anticipated for FY2013. There will be ample opportunity for questions, and participants are encouraged to review materials in advance of the webinar. AUCD will collect comments related to methods and format for data collection to inform these proposed annual performance measures, and request volunteers to complete final activities related to this process.

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The Autism and Employment Webinar Learning Series: Real Lives, Real Stories  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - Wednesday, September 7, 2011
12:00pm EST - 1:00pm EST

The Real Lives, Real Stories webinar will give VR personnel specific, real cases of 3-6 transition age individuals with autism who have achieved competitive employment or are in the process of seeking and achieving competitive, customized employment.

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September Emergency Preparedness (Module C) call featuring Susan Wolf-Fordham from the EK Shriver Center  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 1, 2011 - Thursday, September 1, 2011
2 pm EST - 3 pm EST
Location: online

The September Emergency Preparedness (Module C) call will feature a presentation by Susan Wolf-Fordham, J.D., Senior Project Manager at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UMASS Medical School (Shriver UCEDD). Susan will share some of her work with Emergency Preparedness and Response for People with Disabilities (EPR/D) initiatives at the Shriver Center. A few examples include LEND fellow Emergency Preparedness Day, Getting Ready for Emergencies education for self-advocates, and the development of the Emergency Readiness Toolkit for Parents of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs.

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Ticket to Work: Free Support Services for Young Adults in Transition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - Wednesday, August 24, 2011
3:00pm EST - 4:00pm EST

If you have a disability, it is possible for you to work and continue receiving your disability benefits as you transition to greater financial independence! Social Security's Ticket to Work & Work Incentives can provide the employment support you need to succeed on the job.

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Early Child hood Outcomes Data under IDEA; A presentation and National Update from The Early Childhood Outcomes Center  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 23, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

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The Results are In: Using Early Childhood Outcome Data  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 23, 2011 - Tuesday, August 23, 2011

In February 2011, state agencies overseeing early intervention and preschool special education submitted required data on child outcomes to the Office of Special Education Programs for the fourth time. The background for the national data collection will be presented along with the approaches states are using to collect these data. Analyses of the nationaldata will be shared and discussed with particular attention to the questions of whether the data are trustworthy and, if so, what these data say about the effectiveness of IDEA services for young children with disabilities.

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National Direct Support Professional Recognition Week: Tips from the NADSP  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
3:00pm EST - 4:00pm EST
Location: Free Webinar

This free webinar will begin a discussion about National DSP Recognition Week and professionalizing the direct support workforce. In addition to sharing meaningful ways to recognize and celebrate direct support professionals, participants will also learn about the NADSP National Credential Program, our Code of Ethics and some special membership opportunities to encourage you to join the NADSP during the month of September.

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How You Can Help Save Disability Programs  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
3pmEST - 4pmEST
Location: Free Webinar

On Tuesday, August 16, join the Reeve Foundation at 3pm (EST) for a free advocacy webinar on how you can help save disability programs. Panelists include: Amputee Coalition of America, American Association on Health and Disability, and Association of University Centers on Disabilities.

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Paving the Way to Adult Health Care - The New Clinical Report on Health Care Transition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - Wednesday, August 10, 2011
2pm EDT - 3pm EDT
Location: Webinar

This webinar will walk attendees through the new clinical report describing what is needed for smooth transitions from pediatric to adult health care. The webinar will include a brief overview of Got Transition's quality improvement initiatives through Learning Collaboratives in Washington, DC, Denver and Boston.

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NIRS FY 2012 Roll-out Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
4:00PM EST - 5:00PM EST
Location: Online

This webinar introduced participants to the changes made in the FY 2012 iteration of NIRS.

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Autism Summer Institute: Everybody Reads, Everybody Writes, Everybody Has Something to Say  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 8, 2011 - Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nashua, NH

The 13th Annual Autism Summer Institute hosted by the IOD in New Hampshire will feature a strand specifically for adolescents and young adults who experience autism organized by the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network, age-specific content, a hands-on technology exploration lab, and evening film screenings.

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MIND Summer Institute  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 5, 2011

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LEND TA Workshop: The Effectiveness of Interdisciplinary Training  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 4, 2011 - Friday, August 5, 2011
Location: Chicago

This event is for LEND members who indicated an interest in learning more about The Effectiveness of Interdisciplinary Training as presented by staff from UNC-Chapel Hill. Participants will acquire resources and strategies that will be useful to MCH Training Directors and faculty in their core interdisciplinary leadership programs. Only 20 seats are available by invite only. The event will be held on August 4-5 in Chicago, IL.

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Community Engagement Initiative: A Topical Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
2:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET
Location: online

This topical webinar features Danielle Bailey from the Oregon Office on Disability and Health presenting on the Community Engagement Initiative (CEI). The CEI establishes community partnerships to reduce barriers to participation for people with disabilities. This project focuses on health care access and is based on the premise that a disability does not equal ill health. Danielle will be talking about implementation in Oregon, where the initiative was first launched, and how communities have begun making measurable improvements in access to health care for people with disabilities.

 

August Full Grantee Call- Presentation on Evaluation by Dr. Tom Chapel, CDC's Chief Evaluation Officer  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
12:05 pm ET - 1:05 pm ET
Location: online

This month's full grantee call features a presentation by Dr. Tom Chapel, CDC?s New Chief Evaluation Officer, with evaluation training for Disability and Health grantee activities.

 

Resource Center Highlight Series: Special Olympics, Inc.  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 26, 2011
2:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET
Location: online

This webinar is part of the Resource Center Highlight Series, sponsored by the State Disability and Health Grantees. The webinar features Darcie Mersereau from Special Olympics Inc., upon her return from the 2011 World Games in Greece. View the webinar for an engaging discussion on data collection and evaluation, partnership ideas, and integrating disabilities in broad health topics.

 

Autism and Environment Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, July 23, 2011 - Saturday, July 23, 2011
12pm EDT - 2pm EDT

Eager to learn more about biomedical aspects of autism and environmental influences on autism spectrum disorders? Join internationally known autism experts and physician researchers for a state of the science review of autism and environment. Dr. Martha Herbert, M.D.,Ph.D. of Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School and Dr. Claudia Miller, M.D., M.S. of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio will review the dramatic rise in autism, the role of environment in autism, the whole body aspects of autism and the implications of toxic exposures in immune function and autism. Part one of a two-part series sponsored by the Autism Society of America.

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FY2012 UCEDD Core Grant Application Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
3:00 pm eastern - 4:30 pm eastern
Location: online

This webinar informed the 42 UCEDDs who will be submitting 5-year applications in the next round of funding. ADD presented application information.

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Institute on Theology and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 18, 2011 - Friday, July 22, 2011
Location: Gettysburg, PA

Exploring the Intersection of Personal Experience, Ministry, and Theological Education

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Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 11, 2011 - Monday, July 11, 2011
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Seattle Sheraton

This half-day Capacity Building Institute will focus on implementation of a model training program developed at the University of Hawai?i that enhances faculty awareness and skills related to students with disabilities. The model program focuses on three key topics: (a) Universal Design for Learning, (b) Cultural Diversity, and (c) Mentoring. Participants in the Institute will view a presentation about the training modules, and explore strategies for enhancing faculty development programs and education efforts to better integrate disability awareness and disability studies concepts into the postsecondary classroom.

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The National Leadership Consortium- Leadership Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, July 10, 2011 - Friday, July 15, 2011
Location: Newark, DE

An intensive week-long leadership conference for the next generation of leaders, where individuals hear from the experts what is necessary to become a great leader.

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42nd Autism Society National Conference and Exposition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 6, 2011 - Saturday, July 9, 2011
Location: Orlando, Florida

The Autism Society recognizes that families and individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder have a range of issues and needs. The Autism Society's National Conference addresses the range of issues affecting people with autism including early intervention, education, employment, behavior, communication, social skills, biomedical interventions and others, across the entire lifespan.

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Act Early Quarterly Webinar Series: Accessing Hard-to-Reach Communities: Innovative Projects by Act Early Teams Utilizing "Learn the Signs. Act Early." Materials  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 30, 2011
3:00PM
Location: Online

Topics and Speakers will include:

Spanish Speaking Families in Little Havana
Bobbie J. Vaughn, Ph.D., BCBA, Training Director, Florida Center for Inclusive
Communities University of South Florida

Alaska Native Peoples
Jimael Lawson, Combating Autism - Public Health Specialist, Women's, Children's and Family Health, State of Alaska - Division of Public Health
Kristine Green, Autism and Parent Services Manager, State of Alaska - Department of Health and Social Services

Rural Families in Utah
Judith Holt, PhD, Co-LEND Director, Utah Regional Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (URLEND), University Center for Excellence in Disabilities, Utah State University

Moderators:
Georgina Peacock,MD, MPH, FAAP, CDC/National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Jennifer A. Bogin, BCBA, MSEd, Program Manager, Association of University Centers on Disabilities

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Korean Study on Prevalence of Autism: Findings and Implications  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: online

The Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum Disorder has long been a matter of interest. The particular focus of this interest has been related to the prevalence of this clinical syndrome. Since Autism was identified as a distinct syndrome by Dr. Leo Kanner in 1942, the has been considerable speculation about the actual prevalence of ASD and whether increasing incidence is contributing to the rise in prevalence. This is because studies over the past 40-50 years have reported progressive larger ASD prevalence with original rates reported to be 5 cases/10,000 with more later studies reporting prevalence ranging from 0.6-1.1%. More recently, the first complete population study of ASD reported a prevalence of 2.64% or 1 in 38. Initially regarded as an astounding large prevalence, careful examination provides interesting insights into the phenomenon of ASD and sets the stage for further investigations and models for intervention. We examine autism epidemiology in detail and explore its implications for future research and clinical practice.

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The Data Accountability Center (DAC)'s Analytic Tool for IDEA 618 data  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - Tuesday, June 28, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

The Data Accountability Center (DAC) has created an Analytic Tool for IDEA 618 data. The Tool brings IDEA state-level data to the public in a user-friendly format and allows users to ask data questions that are most relevant to them. The Tool enables users to manipulate the data to the user's needs/interests. The Tool also offers opportunities to do analyses with all states' data or selected states. The Tool includes Part B Child Count, Educational Environments, Personnel, Exiting, Discipline, Dispute Resolution, and Assessment and Part C Child Count, Settings, Exiting, and Dispute Resolution data from 2004-05 to 2009-10. DAC will be adding future data collections as they become available.

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Genetic Alliance 25th Anniversary Annual Conference: 25 Years of Innovation

Genetic Alliance 25th Anniversary Annual Conference: 25 Years of Innovation  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 23, 2011 - Sunday, June 26, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

We invite all stakeholders?advocates and community leaders, health and industry professionals, policymakers, academicians and more?to engage in cutting-edge discourse, networking, and fun! Our 2010 conference offered dinner debates and karaoke; come see what 2011 has in store.

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NIRS Changes Based on MCHB's Latest Reporting Requirements  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
3:00 pm EST - 4:30 pm EST
Location: online

This webinar was held to present all the changes deployed in NIRS in June 2011, based on MCHB's latest reporting requirements.

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Academic and Psychosocial Issues Among College Students with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 - Tuesday, June 21, 2011
2:00pm Central
Location: Webinar

Session topics include key findings and best practices in: Concerns and experiences of college students wtih TBI How do changes in cognition and social development impact students' college experiences? What services are currently available to students What do students with TBI need in order to be succesful in college?

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SENSE Theatre Camp Performance

SENSE Theatre Camp Performance  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 17, 2011 - Saturday, June 18, 2011
7:00 pm
Location: Nashville, TN

SENSE Theatre, the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, and the University School of Nashville invite you to a delightful evening of inspired entertainment. Be a part of SENSE Theatre's inaugural Nashville performance as young campers with autism spectrum disorders step into the footlights with youth actors from USN Theatre Guild. As the grand finale to their two-week camp of learning, skill building and friendship, the cast will take you on a whimsical, musical, and lyrical journey in "Bridges." Be there and experience first hand the promise of this special program.

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Leadership & Interdisciplinary Collaboration; a Webinar from the MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program (Part 3 of 3)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 16, 2011
3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Location: Webinar

This third webinar (in a series of 3) included speakers from LEND Pediatric Audiology Training programs who identified activities designed to promote leadership, cultural diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, and family centered services among pediatric audiology trainees. Participants also learned about challenges faced by LEND audiology programs and strategies used to address these challenges.

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CAAI Evaluation in NIRS Module Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Location: Webinar

Beginning on June 15th, 2011, Insight will once again collect data for the CAAI evaluation, under an agreement with MCHB. As in previous years, Insight and AUCD hosted a webinar to describe and demonstrate the data collection instrument, which will utilize a NIRS platform. Data may be submitted through the NIRS program beginning on June 15, 2011 and the deadline for submitting data is July 15, 2011.

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Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - Wednesday, June 15, 2011
9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: San Jose Doubletree Inn

This half-day Capacity Building Institute will focus on implementation of a model training program developed at the University of Hawai?i that enhances faculty awareness and skills related to students with disabilities. The model program focuses on three key topics: (a) Universal Design for Learning, (b) Cultural Diversity, and (c) Mentoring. Participants in the Institute will view a presentation about the training modules, and explore strategies for enhancing faculty development programs and education efforts to better integrate disability awareness and disability studies concepts into the postsecondary classroom.

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Great Plains Young Professionals Summit June 15-17  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - Friday, June 17, 2011
Location: Fargo, ND

The goal of the summit is to help young professionals enhance their professional skill set, instill community engagement and diversify their networks. The key demographic of the conference is young professionals between the ages of 21-40. However, the conference is open to anyone over the age of 21.

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Research Based Intervention: Ensuring Program Quality for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Research Based Intervention: Ensuring Program Quality for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - Tuesday, June 14, 2011
3:30 PM EST - 4:30 PM EST
Location: Online

It is critical for parents and professionals serving someone with ASD to utilize practices determined to be effective through research. This webcast will provide a comprehensive description of evidence-based practices for individuals with ASD.

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2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service

2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 6, 2011 - Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Location: New Orleans, LA

The National Conference on Volunteering and Service is the world's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government and corporate sectors. There are several session that focus specifically on disability and service, including: Targeted Recruitment and Retention Strategies for Non-traditional Volunteers and Service Members, Stories from the Field: Members & Volunteers with Disabilities Sharing Their Experiences, and Inclusion 101: Creating an Welcoming Service Environment.

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Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application

Preparing a Successful Research Grant Application  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 6, 2011 - Monday, June 6, 2011
2:30 PM EST - 3:30 PM EST
Location: Online

During this interactive webinar, you will hear from two leading researchers in the maternal and child health (MCH) field about how to prepare a successful research application for competitive funding agencies. This session will describe the key elements of a strong research proposal, as well as provide tips for making your grant application ready for submission.

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AAIDD 2011: Inclusive Communities: Pathways to Realizing the Vision

AAIDD 2011: Inclusive Communities: Pathways to Realizing the Vision  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 5, 2011 - Thursday, June 9, 2011
Location: St. Paul, MN

This year's annual conference, centered on Inclusive Communities, will feature professionals sharing guidelines on the effective practices, research and updated policies regarding the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Topics covered at the conference include: aging, education, employment, person centered supports, community access and many more.

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Sharepoint 101 Webinar: Just in Time for the Disability and Health Partners Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 2, 2011
Two sessions: see below.
Location: Online

This webinar will discuss how to use Sharepoint, including how to upload documents, create a discussion, and view upcoming network events.

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University of Arizona Executive Leadership Program in Global Health  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - Thursday, June 9, 2011
Location: Flagstaff, Arizona

The University of Arizona Executive Leadership Program in Global Health will focus on advocacy, quality control and scaling up programs. Speakers will include Surgeon General Carmona, Time Maganzine's Global Hero Ram Shrestha and Kathy Kennedy, the director of the Colorado Public Health Leadership Institute. Space is limited to 30 people.

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WebAIM Web Accessibility Training

WebAIM Web Accessibility Training  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
Location: Logan, UT

WebAIM training will teach everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. Learn what you need to know to ensure that your web site meets legal guidelines and international standards. WebAIM is an project at the Center for Persons with Disabilities and Utah State University.

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Health Frontier for Intellectual Disabilities

Health Frontier for Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 23, 2011 - Thursday, May 26, 2011

Proceedings documents now available! Improving Surveillance, Professional Education, Services, and Research. Three interconnected meetings focusing on the health needs of persons with intellectual disabilities.

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Health Frontier for Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 23, 2011 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
Location: Bethesda, MD

This three-day conference includes today's most crucial health topics surrounding people with disabilities. Day one will focus on understanding health status and access as well as the needs of individuals with intellectual disabilities. On day two speakers will discuss training needs and the proper treatment and care for individuals with disabilities. Day three will include topics such as community and family supports and encouraging health and supports.

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Team Up 2011: Evidence Based Interventions for Children with Autism  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 19, 2011 - Saturday, May 21, 2011
Location: Little Rock, AR

This three day conference will provide information on the common issues that impact the daily functioning of a child with autism as well as practical solutions for these issues. It will also highlight common medical issues of children with autism spectrum disorders. Through this conference, we hope to bring together clinicians, educators and parents who provide care for children with autism in Arkansas and provide a forum for dialogue about issues that affect the well-being of these children.

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Self-Advocacy Summit: Providence  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 16, 2011 - Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Location: Providence, RI

ADD-sponsored Self-Advocacy Summits strive to bring together the leadership of the developmental disabilities field to energize and guide our efforts to support the self-advocacy movement at both a state and national level.

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Leadership & Interdisciplinary Collaboration; a Webinar from the MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program (Part 2 of 3)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 12, 2011
3:30pm - 4:30pm EST
Location: online

This second webinar (in a series of 3) identified activities designed to promote leadership, cultural diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, and family centered services among pediatric audiology trainees. Participants learned about challenges faced by LEND audiology programs and strategies used to address these challenges. In addition to the three main speakers, participants heard from two pediatric audiology students who provided their perspective as LEND trainees.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 6: Leadership in Addressing Web Accessibility  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: online

This webinar will discuss the leadership role that AUCD's network might consider in addressing web accessibility in their communities. Resources and opportunities will be discussed.

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Implications of Medicaid Block Grants and Spending Caps for Seniors and People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 6, 2011 - Friday, May 6, 2011
2:00 PM EST - 3:30 PM EST
Location: Online

AUCD is a member of a coalition of national aging and disability organizations working together to protect and strengthen Medicaid Home and Community Based Services. With support from The SCAN Foundation, the coalition is hosting a series of webinars to provide information and resources to state advocates.

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Natural Support Strategies and Assistive Technology Solutions in the Workplace  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This workshop will demonstrate the top 10 iPad applications that support reading, writing, and communication; the Livescribe Pen; and software that makes reading and writing easier for all. In addition, an assortment of 25 other devices, tips, and tricks will also be shared.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 5: Accessible Social Media (How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love Web 2.0)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: online

This webinar will cover access issues to be aware of when using the major social media services (Facebook, Twitter etc), and strategies to overcome these barriers.

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YAI Network's 32nd Annual International Conference "Bridges to Success in Developmental and Learning Disabilities"  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 2, 2011 - Thursday, May 5, 2011
Location: New York, New York

An Annual International Conference where 3,000 attendees come together to discuss insights and issues surrounding developmental and learning disabilities. A variety of workshops will be held on various topics such as Challenging Behavior, Transition and Life Planning. Speakers from all over the world will share different perceptions.

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Trainee Webinar: Finding and Securing a Job or Fellowship

Trainee Webinar: Finding and Securing a Job or Fellowship  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 29, 2011
4:00pmET - 5:00pmET
Location: webinar

Trainees throughout the AUCD network will be graduating in a few weeks. As graduation nears, many trainees have begun to seek employment or fellowship opportunities. This webinar will provide trainees with information about finding and securing a job or fellowship. The speakers will discuss how to find job opportunities within the AUCD network, the importance of networking and staying connected with AUCD, the value of being a LEND or UCEDD trainee, how fellowships can enhance your career potential, and how to find fellowships.

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Self-Advocacy Summit: Columbus  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 28, 2011 - Friday, April 29, 2011

ADD-sponsored Self-Advocacy Summits strive to bring together the leadership of the developmental disabilities field to energize and guide our efforts to support the self-advocacy movement at both a state and national level.

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Topical Webinar: A Participatory Approach to Adapting Measures of Health and Violence for Use with People with Developmental Disabilities

Topical Webinar: A Participatory Approach to Adapting Measures of Health and Violence for Use with People with Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - Wednesday, April 27, 2011
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: online

This topical webinar features Rosemary Hughes and Marsha Katz of The University of Montana Rural Institute on Disabilities.  Their presentation will discuss how to include and capture people with disabilities in research and studies, with specifc attention to health and violence measures.

 

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The LEAP Model of Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Randomized, Controlled Trial  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

For the last five years Dr. Strain and his colleagues (particularly Ted Bovey) have conducted what is the largest randomized trial of early intervention in the autism field. It is also the first early intervention randomized trial of a school-based model and the first randomized evaluation of inclusive services for young children with autism.

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Autism Case Training (ACT) - A Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - Tuesday, April 26, 2011
11:00am EST - 12:00pm EST
Location: webinar

This curriculum is designed to educate future pediatricians on fundamental components of identifying, diagnosing, and managing autism spectrum disorders. It was developed in a partnership between HRSA's MCHB Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Fellowship Training Program and CDC's "Learn the Signs. Act Early." team.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 4: Web Accessibility  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 25, 2011
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: online

Dr. Cyndi Rowland directs several grants that focus on the use of technology and the preparation of personnel. She is the Executive Director of WebAIM (Keeping Web Accessibility In Mind)which offers training, technical assistance, and services to make the Web a more accessible place for individuals who have disabilities. Dr. Rowland is extensively involved in the National Center for Disability and Access to Education where she is the Technology Director.

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Introduction to Allies in Self-Advocacy Summit (Columbus)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Location: online

 

Introduction to Allies in Self-Advocacy Summit (Providence)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 21, 2011
Location: online

 

27th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 18, 2011 - Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Invites you to participate in the 27th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities on April 18 & 19, 2011 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. Join over 1,000 participants in this year's international theme-"Humanity: Advancing Inclusion, Equality and Diversity", featuring 15 topics & 30 keynote speakers.

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Making Lifelong Connections 2011: Leadership, Networking and Career Development for MCHB Trainees  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 15, 2011
Location: Orlando, Florida

This one-day meeting for MCH Trainees is geared to enhance leadership skills, provide networking opportunities, assist with career development and help sustain connections in MCH. Food and two days' lodging will be paid by the event; trainees or their Center are responsible for transportation and other expenses.

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Leadership & Interdisciplinary Collaboration; a Webinar from the MCHB/AUCD LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Program (Part 1 of 3)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 14, 2011
4:30pm EST - 5:30pm EST
Location: online

This first of three webinars identified activities designed to promote leadership, cultural diversity, interdisciplinary collaboration, and family-centered services among pediatric audiology trainees. Participants learned about challenges faced by LEND audiology programs and strategies used to address these challenges. Webinar participants also received information on useful resources and research developed by recipients of the LEND Pediatric Audiology Training Sub-awards.

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Application of Social Media and Web Collaboration

Application of Social Media and Web Collaboration  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 13, 2011
2:00 pm ET - 3:30 pm ET

Learn about the potential applications of social media within the MCH community. An overview of online collaborative work and meeting space applications will be provided for fostering effective partnership with your colleagues at a distance. This presentation will enable you to better communicate and connect with your partners, stakeholders and community.

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University of Rochester Webinar Series: Autism Across the Lifespan  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
3:00PM - 4:30PM Eastern
Location: online

The University of Rochester's Program in Aging and Developmental Disabilities (PADD) is offering a webinar series Autism Across the Lifespan. Sessions in this Webinar Series include: "Why Autism Across the Lifespan," "Issues and Considerations in Assessing Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders," "Future Care Planning for Persons with Autism" and "Assessing for Autism in Children with Down syndrome: Issues and Considerations in Screening and Diagnostic Assessment Practices" For more information and to register for the webinars go PADD's website.

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Preparing for the Self-Advocacy Summit in Providence  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

 

Health Care for Persons with ID/DD: Trends, Characteristics and Challenges  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
2:00PM Eastern - 3:30PM Eastern
Location: Online

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Self-Advocacy Summit: Kansas City  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 11, 2011 - Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Location: Kansas City, MO

ADD-sponsored Self-Advocacy Summits strive to bring together the leadership of the developmental disabilities field to energize and guide our efforts to support the self-advocacy movement at both a state and national level.

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32nd Duncan Seminar: 'I've Got Something to Say!' Communication Strategies for Young Children with Physical Disabilities

32nd Duncan Seminar: 'I've Got Something to Say!' Communication Strategies for Young Children with Physical Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, April 8, 2011
Location: Seattle, WA

This one-day conference at the Seattle LEND will focus on children with neurodevelopmental disabilities and their families. Highlights include recommendations on shaping early communication, augmentative communication, adaptive seating to support communication, impact of drooling on communication and strategies to address it, and much more.

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Universally Designed Technology to Support Reading, Writing, and Communication in the General Education Classroom  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 7, 2011
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This workshop will demonstrate the top 10 iPad applications that support reading, writing, and communication; the Livescribe Pen; and software that makes reading and writing easier for all. In addition, an assortment of 25 other devices, tips, and tricks will also be shared.

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The Bad News and the Good News: Sexual Abuse, Sexual Education, and Positive Sexuality  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 7, 2011 - Thursday, April 7, 2011
11:00 am eastern - 12:30 pm eastern

We all are sexual beings, including people with developmental disabilities. However, statistics and experience show that many of the people we support will be sexually abused at some point in their lives. Protecting them from sexual information and experiences only heightens the danger and confusion. In this session we will explore some realities around sexual abuse and how we can mitigate the impact through teaching about sexuality and self-protection across the lifespan. Christine White has been the Legal Advocate for People with Developmental Disabilities who are victims of crime in Dane County, Wisconsin since 1999.

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Professor of Education and Human Development at Peabody College of Vanderbilt University.  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Special Olympics Massachusetts

 

Massachusetts Act Early State Team Spring 2011 Autism Summit  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: Special Olympics Massachusetts

A working meeting to improve screening, identification and treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders in MA

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2011 AUCD UCEDD Directors Retreat and ADD TA Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 - Friday, April 8, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

UCEDD Directors topics include 'State of the States: Best Approaches to Advocacy in Current Economic Climate' and 'Developing Partnerships with DD and other State Agencies,' as well as significant networking time. The ADD TA Institute, 'Advancing Partnerships' includes panels on Federal Updates, Health Care Reform, and Critical Issues as well as small group breakout time.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 3: WEB 2.0 (What is it good for?)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 5, 2011
4:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: online

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NIH Hiring Event for People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Location: Online

In June the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will hold a hiring event to help increase the employment of people with disabilities in federal jobs. To be considered for a position you must submit your resume online and provide documentation supporting your disability. Questions about this event: disabilitieshiring@mail.nih.gov.

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Eliminating Disparities in Sexual Health for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 25, 2011 - Friday, March 25, 2011
1:00 PM EST - 2:00 PM EST
Location: Online

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Self-Advocacy Summit: Los Angeles  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 24, 2011 - Friday, March 25, 2011
Location: Los Angeles, CA

ADD-sponsored Self-Advocacy Summits strive to bring together the leadership of the developmental disabilities field to energize and guide our efforts to support the self-advocacy movement at both a state and national level.

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Health Care Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
2:00pm EST - 3:00pm EST

This webinar presents findings from a January 2011 report, "Health Care Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs" published by Got Transition? The National Health Care Transition Center. The report authors, Peggy McManus and Katherine Rogers of the National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health, will discuss their analysis of national and state transition outcome data from the 2005-06 National Survey of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs.

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Leadership and Advocacy: Trends and Challenges in Maternal and Child Health  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
12:00pm Central - 1:30pm Central

The South Central Public Health Training Center and UAB?s Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education Program in partnership with the Alabama Department of Health are jointly presenting this webinar. Over the years, though changes have occurred, Title V remains the oldest federal program dedicated to the health of all mothers and children. Strong leadership and advocacy skills are critical to the program?s success. Program faculty will discuss national trends in maternal and child health, national leadership for MCH, current challenges and opportunities, and future directions. Presenter: Michael Fraser, PhD.

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Health Care Transition: Status of the States  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 23, 2011
2:00pmET - 3:00pmET
Location: Online

This webinar presents findings from a January 2011 report, "Health Care Transition for Youth with Special Health Care Needs" published by Got Transition? The National Health Care Transition Center.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 2: Using Digital Video  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 22, 2011
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location: online

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What Would "Better" Diagnosis of ASDs Look Like?: DSM-5 and Beyond  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 18, 2011 - Friday, March 18, 2011
4:00pm Eastern - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

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The NASDDDS AUCD Evidence-Based Policy Initiative: Using the Best Evidence to Inform Policy  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 15, 2011
3:30pmET - 5:00pmET
Location: Online

This webinar will describe the Evidence Based Policy Initiative in detail and the ways in which NASDDDS and AUCD members can participate in the preparation, design and development of Evidence Based Policy Briefs.

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Strong Center Webinar Series: Health Care Advocacy for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - Tuesday, March 29, 2011
10:00am EST - 12:00pm EST

There are three webinar series on Health Care Advocacy for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The topics include: Health Care Advocacy for Adults with IDD Across the Lifespan; Overcoming Health Care Disparities: Advocacy Tips for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities; Health Care Advocacy from a Developmental Physicians Perspective.

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Disability Policy Seminar Debrief - For Trainees by Trainees  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 11, 2011
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: online

This trainee-led webinar is for trainees who both did and didn?t attend the 2011 Disability Policy Seminar. The trainees presenting this webinar will recap this year?s DPS by sharing products, presenting their experiences meeting with representatives on Capitol Hill, and reviewing what they learned during the sessions and plenaries about policy/legislation.

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Self-Advocacy Summit: Atlanta  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 10, 2011 - Friday, March 11, 2011
Location: Atlanta, GA

ADD-sponsored Self-Advocacy Summits strive to bring together the leadership of the developmental disabilities field to energize and guide our efforts to support the self-advocacy movement at both a state and national level.

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Beyond Duct Tape and Velcro? 101 AT Solutions YOU Can Make Using Everyday Materials  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This hands-on workshop uses 42 different tools and materials for fabricating hundreds of AT solutions in minutes without the use of electricity. Each participant will use a "MacGyver AT Kit" of assorted tools and materials and will fabricate five assistive technology solutions. In addition, each participant will receive a switch-making kit, a "Mini MacGyver AT Tape Kit"containing 10 specialty tapes, an AT transformer kit that includes 14 PVC pieces for fabricating 15 different AT solutions, and a copy of the book Assistive Technology Solutions in Minutes containing over 600 examples.

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Preparing a Successful Manuscript: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series

Preparing a Successful Manuscript: MCHB's EnRICH Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 9, 2011
2:30 pm ET - 3:30 pm ET
Location: Online

During this interactive webinar, participants heard from two leading editors in the MCH field about how to prepare a successful manuscript for publication. This session described the organization and key elements of a research paper. It considered both quantitative and qualitative presentations and suggestions regarding making a paper ready for submission.

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Technology Webinar Series, Part 1: Overview  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, March 8, 2011
4:00PM - 5:30PM
Location: online

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2011 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

2011 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - Friday, March 4, 2011
Location: San Antonio, TX

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities. The theme of the conference this year is: Adolescence and Developmental Disabilities: From Neurobiology to Interventions.

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WebAIM Training  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - Thursday, March 3, 2011
Location: Logan, UT

WebAIM trainings teach everything from basic web accessibility principles to advanced accessibility techniques. Learn what you need to know to ensure that your web site meets legal guidelines and international standards.

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Introduction to Allies in Self-Advocacy Summit (Atlanta)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - Wednesday, March 2, 2011
4:00 pm eastern - 5:00 pm eastern
Location: online

This webinar was created to assist in preparing self-advocates for the upcoming Self-Advocacy Summits. It is intended for all of the self-advocates on the state teams who are attending your summit, however all team members are welcome to attend.

 

Early Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Introduction for Those Who Work with Families  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 25, 2011
10:00AM - 11:30AM Eastern
Location: Online

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HRSA DataSpeak Series - Healthy People 2020: the Next Generation of MCH-related Focus Areas  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 25, 2011 - Friday, February 25, 2011
2:00PM EST - 3:00pm EST

This program will provide a brief overview of Healthy People 2020, orient participants to important changes since Healthy People 2010, review the planning process followed by each of the three relevant workgroups, and discuss changes and important next steps resulting from the process.

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Preparing for the Self-Advocacy Summit in Los Angeles  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 - Wednesday, February 23, 2011
4:00 pm Eastern - 5:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

This webinar will be for all of the team leads from the states who are attending your summit. The webinar will be recorded and online afterwards for you and your team to reference. Only the team leads (and the support staff they need, if necessary) will be invited to the webinars, so that we are able to explain all of the details for the state presentations as well as allowing time for leads to ask questions on behalf of their team.

 

Parent-Implemented Early Communication Intervention for Children with Significant Communication Delays  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 22, 2011
4:00PM - 5:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

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2011 National EHDI Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 21, 2011 - Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Location: Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, GA

In its 10th year, the EHDI conference has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees. EHDI conference participants will range from state and local programs to the federal level and from academics to families.

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Preparing for the Self-Advocacy Summit in Atlanta  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - Thursday, February 17, 2011
4:00 pm Eastern - 5:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

This webinar will be for all of the team leads from the states who are attending your summit. The webinar will be recorded and online afterwards for you and your team to reference. Only the team leads (and the support staff they need, if necessary) will be invited to the webinars, so that we are able to explain all of the details for the state presentations as well as allowing time for leads to ask questions on behalf of their team.

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2011 Disability Policy Seminar

2011 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 14, 2011 - Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Location: Washington, DC

AUCD members joined with hundreds of disability advocates from around the country to discuss a wide range of public policy issues affecting people with disabilities and their families. View fact sheets and photos from the event.

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2011 Joint Interdisciplinary Training Meeting

2011 Joint Interdisciplinary Training Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, February 13, 2011 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
8:00am EST - 1:00pm EST
Location: Washington, DC

This meeting is for MCHB-funded LEND, LEAH, DBP, PPC, and SPH program directors and staff. The topic of this meeting is Life Course.

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Transition Work Group Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, February 13, 2011 - Sunday, February 13, 2011
2:00pmEST - 4:00pmEST
Location: Washington, DC

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2011 LEND Directors Meeting

2011 LEND Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, February 12, 2011 - Saturday, February 12, 2011
1:00PM - 5:00PM
Location: Washington, DC

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Developmental Health and the Life Course - featuring Clyde Hertzman  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 10, 2011
10:00 am PST - 11:00 am PST
Location: online

This is the inaugural webinar in the MCH Life Course Research Network (LCRN)'s ongoing series on The State of Life Course Health Development Research: Past, Present and Future.

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Maternal and Child Health: A Context for Leadership  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 4, 2011
1:00PM Eastern - 2:00PM
Location: Online

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Assistive Technology and Transition  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This hands-on, interactive workshop will provide examples of how assistive technology can be used to assist students transitioning from school to work, to post-secondary education, or to community living. Examples will include devices to increase independence and productivity, and effective use of electronic memory and prompting devices. Assistive technology transition planning tools will also be shared.

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2011 Disability Policy Seminar: Trainee Orientation

2011 Disability Policy Seminar: Trainee Orientation  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - Tuesday, February 1, 2011
3:00pm Eastern - 4:00PM Eastern
Location: Online

This webinar offered trainees an orientation to the 2011 Disability Policy Seminar. In addition to information about the Seminar itself, trainees learned the basics of how to meet with Congressional representatives and deliver the unified message that persons with disabilities must have equal opportunity to participate in our economy and society.

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Supplemental Surveillance, Mammography Prevalence by Disability Type 2005-2008 NHIS  Copy to Calendar

Monday, January 31, 2011 - Monday, January 31, 2011
2:00pm ET
Location: Online

Supplemental Surveillance, Mammography Prevalence by Disability Type 2005-2008 NHIS

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EIEC Webinar: Evidence-based Intervention for Toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 25, 2011
4:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time

This presentation will provide an overview of the Early Achievements model of early intervention for autism spectrum disorders. Important ingredients of very early intervention for ASD will be discussed. Following the presentation there will be time for questions and answers.

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2011 CAAI Meeting: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress

2011 CAAI Meeting: Reflecting on Results, Building on Progress  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, January 13, 2011 - Friday, January 14, 2011
Location: Bethesda, MD

This year's meeting focused on highlighting and sharing results from the past 2 years of CAAI activities. Meeting presentations and materials are available for download.

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Creating Interactive Computer Activities with Boardmaker Plus! v.6  Copy to Calendar

Monday, January 10, 2011
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

Turn your students' day into one of engagement and interaction, all within an accessible environment supporting communication. Participants who are new to Boardmaker Plus! v.6 or have upgraded from Boardmaker 5 will learn the basics of how to: create customized boards for print and interactive boards with sounds, prompts, and feedback; capture student responses in a report; search, download, and import free online activities that you can modify with your own content; create interactive books and writing activities; and much more! A CD of sample activities and handouts will be provided.

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16th Annual Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCH EPI) Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - Friday, December 17, 2010
Location: San Antonio, TX

Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology (MCH EPI) conference organizers invite all first year/new fellows, interns, trainees, and CDC EIS Officers to join other researchers and health professionals working on issues related to improving the health of women, children and families in sharing research, enhancing knowledge, and generating new ideas for improved MCH data use and informed policymaking in San Antonio, Texas, December 15 - 17, 2010!

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Diversity in MCH Training Peer Learning Collaborative  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - Wednesday, December 15, 2010
2:30pm EST - 3:30pm EST

Learn more about the activities and accomplishments of the Diversity in MCH Training Peer Learning Collaborative

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NSIP-Disability Inclusion Trainer Development Institute & Advanced Capacity Building Institute

NSIP-Disability Inclusion Trainer Development Institute & Advanced Capacity Building Institute  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 13, 2010 - Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Location: Biloxi, MS

This two part training focuses on the core elements of disability inclusion for national service and volunteer programs. It will provide tools and methodologies as well as strengthen the capacity of CNCS grantees to manage and implement service infrastructures that promote, recruit, supervise, accommodate and support fully inclusive service environments.

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Webinar: Built Environment, Disability, and Health Aging  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, December 9, 2010
2:00pm ET - 3:00pm ET

Join us for the next quarterly topical webinar in December when we will examine the built environment, disability, and healthy aging. This webinar is supported by the AARP Public Policy Institute, the EPA Aging Initiative and the Collaborative on Health and Environment at AAIDD.

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Resource Center Highlight Series: Amputee Coalition of America  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - Wednesday, December 8, 2010
1:30pm ET

This Resource Center Highlight Series was held in December and features Pat Isenberg, MS of the Amputee Coalition of America. Each month this series offers an engaging discussion on partnering ideas, funding opportunities, and integrating disabilities in broad health topics.

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The 35th Annual TASH Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - Saturday, December 11, 2010
Location: Denver, Colorado

The 35th Annual TASH Conference will be in Denver, Colorado - December 7- 11, 2010. The conference will focus on encouraging inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the workplace, at school and in the community. The conference will include several half-day workshops such as, "Supporting all Young Children within Inclusive Early Child Programs," "Designing Individualized Behavior Support Strategies," and "What Does the Future Hold? Making the Transition to Support Adulthood" plus a self-advocate forum and community living sessions and more than 150 peer reviewed sessions.

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Massachusetts Act Early State Team SharePoint Training  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

 

Innovative Partnerships: Improving State Systems for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - Wednesday, December 1, 2010
1:00pm EST - 2:15pm EST

This webcast will provide information and examples regarding innovative partnerships to improve state systems for Children and Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Other Developmental Disabilities.

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AUCD/AAIDD Joint Webinar on Fellowship Opportunities for Early and Mid-Career Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 18, 2010
4:00PM ET
Location: webinar

AAIDD and AUCD are collaborating on a series of webinars aimed at meeting needs of students, trainees, and early career professionals in the field of disabilities. This webinar will provide information on fellowships that are available to early and mid-career professionals in the field of disabilities. Participants will learn about a variety of fellowships opportunities, where to find those opportunities and how to apply for them.

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Children and Youth with Special Health Needs in Rural Communities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 17, 2010
1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern

This webcast represents a collaborative effort between HRSA, MCHB, and the Office of Rural Health Policy. It will provide information regarding the issues of CSHCN in Rural Communities. The webinar will consist of a three person panel and include a discussion about technology, research, and state systems specific to CSHCN in rural communities.

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Easter Seals Family Support Navigator Academy  Copy to Calendar

Friday, November 12, 2010 - Saturday, November 13, 2010
Location: Westin Detroit Airport Hotel - Detroit, Michigan

Easter Seals is pleased to announce a free 2-day training conference for parents of children with disabilities and self advocates. The Family Support Navigator Academy is designed to train Navigators in the philosophy, ethics, and skills needed to implement a family-centered, empowerment model of support.

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11th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability

11th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 11, 2010 - Friday, November 12, 2010
Location: Houston, TX

Skill preparation and planning for health care transition for children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN) is inadequate. Only 41% of families nationwide state their CYSHCN have received the services necessary to make appropriate transitions to adult health care, work, and independence. One of the major problems to receiving this care is the lack of a physician and other health care workforce trained in providing the services necessary to make the health care transition. There is a strong need on the part of physicians and all health care providers to have the knowledge and skills to provide services to facilitate successful transition from pediatric to adult-based care.

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Massachusetts Act Early State Team Autism Summit  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 10, 2010
9:00AM - 4:00PM
Location: EK Shriver Center, 200 Trapelo Road Waltham, MA

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Assistive Technology for Older Adults  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 4, 2010
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This hands-on, interactive workshop will demonstrate over 70 easy-to-make, low-tech assistive technology solutions made from readily available, inexpensive materials that enable individuals to "age in place" and remain independent and active at home and in their communities. The solutions include memory aids, back saving solutions, mobility aids, home modification ideas, solutions for low vision or hearing loss, and solutions for arthritis.

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2010 Training Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 1, 2010
1:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Washington, DC

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CMS and Office on Disability Conference Call: The Federal Coordinated Health Care Office  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 1, 2010
2:00pm - 3:00PM Eastern

This special call is designed to help advocates and the public understand the statute that created this new office, where CMS is in its design and development phase, and learn about our long-term vision for this important new component of CMS.

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2010 AUCD Annual Meeting & Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 31, 2010 - Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Location: Crystal City, VA

"Going to Scale: Making What Works Accessible to All"

There are few greater efficiencies in our field than building on the ideas of others, learning what to do and what not to do in developing programs, and gaining invaluable insights into what works and why. Attend the 2010 AUCD Annual Meeting and Conference and share in making what works accessible to all.

 

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State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - Friday, October 29, 2010
Location: Fairfax, VA

The 2010 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities will be held on October 28 and 29, 2010 at Mason's new hotel and conference center in Fairfax, VA. The conference will provide an opportunity for colleges and universities, researchers, program staff, parents and self-advocates to discuss the current state of policies, research, and practice in the field. Panels including staff from PSE initiatives, parents, self-advocate and other experts will share effective practices during breakout sessions with an opportunity for group discussion.

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Community Participation by People with Disabilities: How Do We Measure Up?  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 28, 2010 - Friday, October 29, 2010
Location: Kansas City, MO

This state-of-the-science conference is the culmination of four years of translational research designed to enhance full community participation by people with disabilities. Researchers with the Research and Training Center on Measurement and Interdependence in Community Living (RTC/MICL) have used multiple methods and measures to discover, assess and intervene in both personal and environmental factors related to community participation.

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EIEC Webinar: Differential Treatment Intensity Research: A Missing Link in Creating Optimally Effective Interventions  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
2:00PM Eastern - 3:00 Eastern

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Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 26, 2010
12:00pm EST (9am PDT; 10am MDT; 11am CDT) - 1:00 pm EST

The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the second call in the Birth Defects Prevention and Identification CME Webinar Series, "Sound Beginnings: Changing the World for Children with Hearing Loss" on Tuesday, October 26 at 11:00 am CDT (12:00pm EDT, 10:00am MDT, 9:00am PDT). This event is free and open to all who are interested. Speakers include: Karl White, PhD; National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management, Utah State University and Susan Wiley, MD; Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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MCHB 75th Anniversary of Title V Commemoration  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Location: Washington, DC

The MCHB 75th Anniversary of Title V Commemoration will take place at the Washington Hilton. There is no registration fee associated with this meeting. More information about that meeting can be found by visiting www.hrsa.gov/mchb75.

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Information and Discussion Regarding ADD's "Envisioning the Future" Listening Sessions  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - Wednesday, October 13, 2010
4:00PM ET - 5:00PM ET

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Georgetown University Conference on Employment of People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Location: Washington, DC

Please join in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act and honoring Mr. Tony Coelho with the Human Spirit Award. Mr. Coelho, the original sponsor of the ADA while a member of Congress, has dedicated his career to advocating for and improving the lives of people with disabilities. It is our privilege to host this conference and celebrate the contributions of Mr. Coelho.

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How to Effectively Conduct Outreach with Faith Communities and Train Faith Leaders on Disabilities as Well as Domestic Violence  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
2:00 pm EST - 3:00 pm EST

Please join on October 12th at 2:00 Eastern for a one hour teleconference on how to effectively conduct outreach with faith communities and train faith leaders on disabilities as well as domestic violence.

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There's an App for That! Mobile Applications to Increase Independence  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 8, 2010
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Concord, NH

This workshop will demonstrate dozens of the latest applications (apps) for use on mobile devices, online, and on the go to support individuals with physical, sensory, or cognitive disabilities. Several apps for Apple and Android mobile devices like iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and the Motorola Droid will be demonstrated. Participants will also learn how to install and run portable apps on a USB drive for use on any computer, as well as how to access web-based apps online. Apple devices will be available for hands-on experience. (This session is also offered May 13, 2011.)

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What's Up at AUCD? Orienting Trainees  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 7, 2010
4:00PM ET - 5:00PMET
Location: webinar

Join the Virtual Trainee and AUCD Staff as we welcome all of our AUCD Trainees back to a brand new school year with a great overview of the unique opportunities and resources available within our network! Please note that due to technicial difficulties, the first part of the webinar was not recorded, but the information is available in the PDF of the slides.

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AAP 2010 National Conference and Exhibition - Children's Health: Climbing to New Heights  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, October 2, 2010 - Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Location: San Francisco, CA

The AAP National Conference & Exhibition (NCE) offers a fresh perspective on your CME and lifelong learning, and industry leaders on our exhibit floor guide you through new pharmacologic and technologic advances. No matter your role in medicine, if you provide medical care for infants, children, or adolescents, you belong at the world's largest educational event in pediatrics. Be a part of the AAP experieNCE.

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National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities Annual Conference: Call for Proposals  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 27, 2010 - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Location: Orlando, FL

The 2010 NACDD Annual Conference will celebrate State Councils on Developmental Disabilities and the progress they have made in advancing inclusion and integration of people with developmental disabilities and their families through systems change, capacity building and advocacy. This conference will highlight Council achievements since 1970 and also serve as a call to action to continue and strengthen efforts to meet current and emerging needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Act Early Region V Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, September 27, 2010 - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Location: Indianapolis, IN

This Act Early Regional Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 27th & 28th, 2010 brought together key state leaders from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

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The Association for Successful Parenting presents the 2010 A Chance to Parent International Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 24, 2010
Location: Denver, CO

The deadline for submitting proposals for presentation is April 30th. Please call (303) 556-6163 if you have any questions.

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2010 National Self-Advocacy Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, September 23, 2010 - Sunday, September 26, 2010
Location: Kansas City, MO

SABE KC 2010 was held September 23-26, 2010 at the Westin-Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The conference was SABE's 10th Annual Self Advocacy Conference.

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How are Youth with Disabilities Doing? A Report from the National Longitudinal Transition Study2 (NLTS2)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
2:00 - 3:00
Location: Webinar

The NLTS2 study documents the experiences of a national sample of students with disabilities who were 13 - 16 years of age in 2000 as they moved from secondary school into adult roles. Find out about the employment and postsecondary experiences of youth with disabilities. Find out how to conduct secondary analysis of nearly 10 years of data including high school coursework and academic performance, as well as post-school outcomes such as postsecondary education, employment, independent living and community participation.

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A Conversation with ADD Commissioner Sharon Lewis  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 17, 2010
3:00 - 4:00 PM Eastern Time
Location: Telephone

Commissioner Sharon Lewis of the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) will be the speaker. Share your ideas, comments and feedback with the Commissioner about the kinds of supports families and self advocates need to live, learn, work and play.

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Involvement of People With Disabilities in the Operations of the UCEDD  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
4:00PM ET - 5:00PMET

This webinar will address the involvement of people with disabilities in the operations of the UCEDD through their own experiences and stories. Topics of the presentation will include: the perspectives of people with disabilities on their work in the UCEDD, some examples of successful family involvement, and experiences working with the Consumer Advisory Council (CAC)/Council on Community Advocacy (COCA). Presenters: Tamar Heller, PhD, Director IDHD and Tia Nelis, Self Advocacy Specialist, from the Institute on Disability and Human Development, at the University of Illinois-Chicago, along with, Ansley Bacon, PhD, Director WIHD, and Mitchell Levitz, Consumer Issues Specialist, from the Westchester Institute for Human Development Valhalla-New York.

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Integrating the Life Course Model in MCH Training Programs  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
3:30 - 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Location: Online

This webcast will be a presentation and discussion about integrating the Life Course Model into MCH Training Programs.

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Obesity, Disability, and Health Webinar; CDC Disability and Health Grantees Quarterly Topical Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Location: Online

 

Celebrating Title V at 75 Nationwide-Webcast  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 8, 2010
3:00pm - 4:00pm

In 2010, the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Title V of the Social Security Act. In this webcast, MCHB, in partnership with Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs, is inviting MCH professionals, families and advocates across the country to plan locally for commemorating this landmark legislation and 75 years of successfully ensuring the health of our nation?s women, infants, and children. Presentations will reflect on the program?s rich legacy, note the vigor of the national and state programs today, and call upon participants to aspire to creating a future worthy of Title V's past. Resources to assist in bringing the Title V anniversary message to state and local partners will be presented.

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EIEC Webinar: The Kansas Early Learning Collaborative- Shared vision, collaboration, and a systems-level perspective on outcomes  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 31, 2010
4:00pm - 5:00pm Eastern Standard Time

In this one hour webinar, Dr. Christopher Smith, Director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute will discuss The Kansas Early Learning Collaborative (KELC) which is an innovative collaboration among six major Kansas early learning organizations.

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2010 Reinventing Quality Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, August 8, 2010 - Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Location: Baltimore, MD

The Reinventing Quality Conference is the premier gathering place for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, family members, direct support professionals, administrators of community support agencies, advocates, and government leaders - all committed to a vision of a better future for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Don?t miss this inclusive, idea-packed, spirited event!

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Resource Center Highlight Series  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 7, 2010
Location: Online

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International Sibling Conference: Exploring the Rewards and Challenges of Having Family Members with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 7, 2010 - Sunday, August 8, 2010
Location: Old Greenwich, CT

The International Sibling Conference will provide the siblings of people with disabilities, individuals with disabilities, parents, spouses/partners and professionals in the disability field opportunities to share stories and information, gain insight on sibling experiences, and to learn more about current research and best practices in the disability field.

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NIRS 2011 Roll Out Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 5, 2010
4:00PM ET

This webinar introduced participants to the changes made in the FY '11 iteration of NIRS.

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Reap What You Sow: Harvesting Support Systems  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 29, 2010 - Saturday, July 31, 2010
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

The National Youth Leadership Network is excited to announce a new hands-on training opportunity using a curriculum developed by young people with disabilities!

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2010 Disability and Health Partners Meeting Proceedings Available

2010 Disability and Health Partners Meeting Proceedings Available  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 27, 2010 - Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Location: Washington, DC

CDC logo imageCurrent topics in health care access and policy, surveillance, evaluation, developing your success story, and community partners were examined in concurrent breakout sessions, networking socials, and round table discussions. Plenary panels featured engaging, interactive dialogue on critical issues which impact all partners at a national, regional, and state level, such as emergency preparedness, measuring success, and access to health care for people with disabilities.

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A Shared Bilingual Table: Deaf Professionals and Families Working Together  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 26, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 2010
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Gallaudet University, Washington, DC

This seminar provides opportunities for these Deaf Family Educators to discuss a working model of bilingual language acquisition (American Sign Language and English), and to create a multicultural community where deaf, hard of hearing and hearing people learn, play, and work together cohesively.

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The UW Autism Center presents A Summer Workshop Series for Parents & Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 2010
Location: Seattle, WA

All workshops will take place on the UW Seattle campus. Specific details about the location will be mailed to registrants. Contact: Casi Olson, casia@uw.edu or 253-692-4719

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The Public Voice and Health Care Reform  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
1:00pm Eastern

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and the DHHS Secretary's Office on Disability invite you to a special conference call on: The Public Voice and Health Care Reform

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Disability Policy  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 12, 2010 - Friday, July 30, 2010
Location: online

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MCH Collaborative Closing Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 12, 2010
Location: Washington, DC

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Summer 2010 Leadership Institute at The National Leadership Consortium  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, July 11, 2010 - Friday, July 16, 2010

Application deadline: April 12, 2010 The focus of the Leadership Institute is on assessing and strengthening leadership skills, setting organizational direction, and understanding the future of the developmental disabilities field. Institute participants come away with demonstrated leadership ability and a firm grasp of the skills and values critical for quality, individualized supports.

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Health Reform Webinar #4 in Series: Workforce Provisions  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 8, 2010
4PM
Location: Online

This webinar will cover provisions related to opportunities to provide training to health and allied health care providers caring for individuals with disabilities as well as provisions directly related to direct support professionals.

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Health Reform Webinar #3: Implications for Individuals with Autism and their Families  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 30, 2010
4PM
Location: Online

This webinar focused on provisions that directly impact persons with autism spectrum disorders. This includes training of providers working with children and adults with autism and insurance market reforms that will help people with autism get appropriate interventions and services.

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2010 NIRS CAAI Evaluation Module Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
3:00pm Eastern - 4:00pm Eastern

The archived webinar from Insight Policy Research and AUCD on Tuesday, June 29th can be viewed here. This webinar describes and demonstrates the 2010 NIRS CAAI Module. The recording will be live until July 29, 2010, but the slides will remain live indefinitely.

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2010 National Conference On Volunteering and Service  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 28, 2010 - Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Location: New York City

the National Conference on Volunteering and Service, the world's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, government and corporate sectors.

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EIEC Webinar: The Cost of Serving Infants and Toddlers under Part C  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 28, 2010
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Online

In this one hour webinar, Dr. Sue Brown, Part C Coordinator for the State of Hawaii and Dr. Jean Johnson, Associate Director of the UCEDD at the University of Hawaii discussed extensive statewide expenditure data for one state on the monthly and annual cost of providing early intervention services to infants and toddlers and their families.

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37th Spina Bifida Association (SBA) National Conference: Leading the Way to the Future  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 27, 2010 - Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Children and adults with Spina Bifida, their families, physicians, nurses, and other clinicians have the unique opportunity to gain information on the latest medical care and network on various issues which affect their lives and professions.

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Disability: Interaction of Human Diversity and Global Environments  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 21, 2010 - Friday, July 9, 2010
Location: online

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Webinar: Think College presents Through the Same Door  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 21, 2010
3:00pm ET - 4:30 ET

This webinar is an in-depth presentation of the postsecondary education experience of Micah Fialka-Feldman, a 25 year old student with an intellectual disability, at Oakland University, through the OPTIONS Program.

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Health Reform Webinar #2 in Series: Prevention and Wellness  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 17, 2010
4PM
Location: Online

This webinar will cover provisions related to opportunities for UCEDDs to participate in research, data collection and analysis, and to develop promising practices in the area of health promotion and wellness for individuals with disabilities

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Topical Webinar Series on Disability and Health: Integrating Disability Awareness and Women's Reproductive Health  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
1:00pm - 2:00pm Eastern

This webinar will introduce participants to a newly-developed online resource devoted to promoting reproductive health care for women with disabilities. This interactive recorded program, "Reproductive Health Care for Women with Disabilities," was developed through a partnership between the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and is designed to be an easily navigable source of information to assist clinicians providing care to women with physical, developmental, and sensory disabilities. The webinar will conclude with a question and answer period.

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Health Reform Webinar #1 in Series: Insurance Market Reforms and Long-term Services and Supports  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 16, 2010
4PM
Location: Online

This webinar will inform participants about how the general insurance market reforms will impact people with disabilities and describe the long term services and supports provisions. These include the CLASS Act, Community First Choice Option, and Money Follows the Person provisions.

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AUCD Health Reform Webinar Series: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: What's In It for People With Disabilities?  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - Thursday, July 8, 2010
Location: Online Webinars

This 4-part webinar series will address aspects of health reform that have or will have significant impact on people with disabilities. Webinars will also address opportunities for AUCD network members.

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AAIDD Annual Meeting: Imagining the Future, Celebrating the Past  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - Friday, June 11, 2010
Location: Providence, RI

Poster and breakout sessions will focus on innovative research, practices, and policy initiatives that will guide us as we face the challenges and opportunities for this new decade. This will be your chance to meet our new CEO (titles change over time!) and hear this person's vision for the future of the association and the field.

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APSE's 21st Annual National Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - Thursday, June 10, 2010
Location: Atlanta, GA

The APSE conference focuses exclusively on employment of people with disabilities in the community, and it is the premier event for sharing knowledge, expertise and ideas on the latest and best innovations to make employment for all a reality. Our keynote speakers are: 1) Cesilee Coulson and Laura Owens, who will be facilitating the Community Conversations at the opening session; 2) Kyle Maynard who will inspire us with his motivational presentation - "No Excuses" and 3) Cary Griffin will speak about "Employment First: Social Capital & Our New Roles".

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NHS 2010  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - Thursday, June 10, 2010
Location: Cernobbio, Lake Como, Italy

The first NHS, held in 2000, was a follow-up to the successful Milan 1998 European Consensus Development Conference and began the Millennium by paving the way for a new era in the care of infants with hearing loss. Newborn Hearing Screening has brought challenges to professionals across the care pathway in ensuring they have the right skills and competencies to provide safe and effective high quality screening, assessment and early intervention services. In a dedicated training stream throughout the conference programme, the England NHS Newborn Hearing Screening Programme will lead a range of sessions focusing on screening, early assessment, early hearing aid fitting, and information and data management. The NHS 2010 will include keynote addresses, special sessions, workshops, a number of satellite events, free communications and massive poster sessions.

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Conference on Aging with Lifelong Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 7, 2010

This conference will be focusing on inclusion and community life for adults growing older with lifelong disabilities, in Richmond on Monday, June 7th.

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Teleconference: Trainings on Elder Victimization Identification and Prosecution  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 4, 2010

The U.S. Department of Justice awarded a grant to WIND to train Fremont County officials to stop abuse and sexual assault of older individuals or individuals with disabilities.

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National Premature Infant Health Coalition Spring Meeting: Save the Date  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 3, 2010
11am - 2pm
Location: Alexandria, VA

Join colleagues supporting families affected by prematurity and local, state and national organizations working in related issue areas. What: National Premature Infant Health Coalition Meeting When: June 3, 2010, 11:00 am to 2:00 PM Where: The Lorien Hotel and Spa, 1600 King St., Alexandria VA 22314 Great location- just 2 blocks from the King St. metro station.

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Institute on Disabilities (PA UCEDD) to Host Conference "Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities"  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Location: Philadelphia, PA

On June 2, 2010, the Institute will host the "Beyond Inclusion: Improving Outcomes for Students with Disabilities" one day conference on the main campus of Temple University. This event is a precursor to the Society for Disability Studies Annual Conference, June 2 through June 5, this year, hosted by the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.

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Interdisciplinary Seminar in Disability Studies  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 - Friday, June 18, 2010
Location: online

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EIEC Webinar: A Conversation about the Obama Administration's Early Childhood Agenda with Sharon Lewis and Jeffrey Capizzano  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

In this one hour webinar Sharon Lewis, Commissioner at the Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD) and Jeffrey Capizzano, Senior Policy Advisor for Early Childhood Development and Education in the Administration for Children and Families shared information on opportunities they see within the administration to support early childhood initiatives. This is the first in a series of a webinars on critical issues in early childhood intervention (birth to 5 years) sponsored by the AUCD's EIEC SIG.

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Introduction to ECP Website Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 28, 2010

AUCD's new Early Career Professionals website is an innovative national resource for professionals who have received interdisciplinary training in developmental disabilities. This webinar presented by AUCD staff walks users through the different sections of the website, displays its unique aspects, and offers suggestions for individuals to make the most of their visit.

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AUCD Early Career Professionals Website Roll-Out  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 27, 2010
4 - 5PM EST
Location: Online

AUCD has created an innovative national resource for early career professionals who have received interdisciplinary training in developmental disabilities to further develop their leadership. This webinar will introduce you to the features of this fresh and interactive website.

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The University of Wisconsin Infant, Early Childhood and Family Mental Health Certificate Program  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

This is an intensive, interdisciplinary one year continuing education program for professionals who work with children ages birth to six and their families. The certificate program is designed with an appreciation of the strengths and contributions of all the professions that touch the lives of young children.

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10th National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute - Taking Charge of Change: A New Decade of Opportunities for All Children  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 17, 2010 - Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

The National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute is the premier event for people that care about young children to come together to learn, share and problem-solve. Don't miss this chance to keep up with what's happening in the field, broaden your knowledge of the latest inclusive practices, and further your professional growth! This year's keynote speakers are Barbara Bowman and Ann Turnbull.

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20th Annual Aging with Developmental Disabilities Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 17, 2010 - Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Location: St. Louis, MO

The Association on Aging with Developmental Disabilities has announced this conference, intended for anyone who is or cares for a person with a developmental disability who is aging.

 

Educational Opportunity for EHDI Service Providers  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 14, 2010

FIRST YEARS is now accepting applications until May 14, 2010! The admitted cohort of twenty or so students will begin the first course in the fall semester, 2010. Please review the FAQs, mentorship, and tuition/admission descriptions for detailed information about the requirements before applying.

 

AAIDD & AUCD Webinar for Students & Early Career Professionals: Identifying Grant Opportunities Across Diverse Funding Sources and Building your Research Agenda  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 14, 2010 - Friday, May 14, 2010
2:00 pm Eastern - 3:00 pm Eastern

Turnbull and Ebensen PhotosThe Student and Early Career Professional Committee of the American Association on intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) held an early career development webinar on grant writing skills.
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Training Course In Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 10, 2010 - Friday, May 14, 2010
Location: Chicago, IL

Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration?s (HRSA) Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

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Postsecondary Education Conference Call  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 29, 2010
1 - 2pm CST
Location: Conference Call

The Self-Determination/Transition workgroup of the National Community Education Directors Council will host a conference call on Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities with an Emphasis on Persons with Intellectual Disabilities. The primary speaker will be Donna Yerby, Assistant Director: Program Development, Learning Specialist/Education Section Head with the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities and UNC Center for Development and Learning. Assistance will be provided by Jerry R. Alliston, Coordinator at the Institute for Disability Studies at The University of Southern Mississippi.

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Act Early Region 1 Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 26, 2010 - Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Location: Providence, RI

This summit included teams from the following states: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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End of Life Through a Cultural Lens  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 21, 2010
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

The webinar will explore a cultural beliefs and influences that often converge when an individual is faced with end-of-life decisions within the contexts of the legal system, the health care system, community and social networks, spirituality or the faith community, and the family.

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ITAC Webinar: What happens after the K-12 years? Transition and Postsecondary Options for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 20, 2010
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Three nationally recognized leaders in the field will discuss the challenges, barriers, and options for students on the autism spectrum during this critical transition time.

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2010 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 12, 2010 - Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

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2010 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 12, 2010 - Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Location: Washington, DC

2010 Disability Policy Seminar logoAUCD, The Arc of the United States, United Cerebral Palsy, AAIDD, SABE, and the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities are joining together again to host the 2010 Disability Policy Seminar.

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Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2010 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, April 11, 2010 - Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Location: Boston, MA

The Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) is an international organization dedicated to improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents by promoting research, teaching and clinical practice in developmental and behavioral pediatrics. Comprised of more than 700 members, the society strives to promote an understanding of the social, educational, and cultural influences on children.

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College of Direct Support (CDS) Administrator's Forum  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, April 10, 2010

The CDS Administrator?s Forum, which is free and includes a complimentary lunch, is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the CDS online curriculum and the Learning Management System.

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HRSA/MCHB Webinar on Combating Autism Act  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 8, 2010
12:30 - 2 p.m. (EDT)

"Autism Intervention Research at MCHB" will provide an overview and update on various autism-related research projects at the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB). The Autism Intervention Research Network on Behavioral Health (AIR-B) and the Autism Intervention Research Network on Physical Health (AIR-P) will give updates on their studies as well as report on the status of their guideline development processes. Three newly funded R40 research grants will also give an overview of their research projects.

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Debunking the Myth of PDF Inaccessibility  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 5, 2010 - Monday, April 5, 2010

This free webinar will demonstrate how Adobe's ubiquitous PDF is accessible by people with disabilities using assistive technology. Topics to be covered include different types of PDFs, using Adobe's built-in accessibility features, and navigating PDF documents. This webinar is perfect for users of assistive technology, keyboard users, webmasters, content providers/authors, Section 508 coordinators, and rehabilitation trainers.

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Estimating the Cost of Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS)  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 1, 2010
2 - 3:30pm
Location: Online

The Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) National Learning Network (NLN) was formed by a coalition of states and organizations, and provides information, learning opportunities and direct technical assistance to states that have a QRIS or that are interested in developing one. The first QRIS NLN webinar will discuss a new QRIS cost modeling tool. (Registration deadline March 26, 2010)

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31st Annual Duncan Seminar: Maximizing Mobility Through Adaptation and Innovation  Copy to Calendar

Friday, March 26, 2010
Location: Seattle, WA

The Duncan Seminar is an annual interdisciplinary conference focused on the care of persons with physical disabilities. This one-day conference explores the science, therapies and technologies that support the dreams of children and their families.

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Act Early Region III Summit  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 25, 2010 - Friday, March 26, 2010
Location: Philadelphia, PA

This summit included teams from: Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington D.C., and West Virginia.

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7th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support: The Expanding World of PBS: Science, Values, and Vision  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 25, 2010 - Saturday, March 27, 2010
Location: St Louis, MO

The Association for Positive Behavior Support (APBS) is an international organization dedicated to promoting research-based strategies that combine applied behavior analysis and biomedical science with person-centered values and systems change to increase quality of life and decrease problem behaviors.

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Ensuring Cultural Competence Across Care Settings  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Learn about new approaches to culturally competent services, training, and staffing and how you can use them.

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Advanced Directives for Health Care: Your Choices, Your Life - You've Got the Power!  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 17, 2010
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

Aging and End of Life Webinar Series- Sponsored By AAIDD- AUCD-The Arc of the US- ANCOR-AAIDD Gerontology Division UIC RRTC on Aging & DD

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2010 Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 17, 2010 - Friday, March 19, 2010
Location: Annapolis, MD

The Gatlinburg Conference continues its tradition as one of the premier conferences in the United States for behavioral scientists conducting research in intellectual and related developmental disabilities. The theme for the 2010 Conference is "Fragile X Syndrome: Frontiers of Behavior and Biology."

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2010 AMCHP Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, March 6, 2010 - Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Location: National Harbor, MD

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LEND Directors: 2010 Spring Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, March 6, 2010 - Sunday, March 7, 2010
Location: National Harbor, MD

The Spring 2010 LEND Directors Meeting will be held concurrent with the AMCHP Conference.

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Webinar: Building and Updating Your Home for Accessibility  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 4, 2010
2:00pm - 3:30pm EST
Location: Online

Topical Call: Building and Updating Your Home for Accessibility Speaker: Catherine Leigh Graham

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National Center for Creative Aging "Generating Community" Webinar Series  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, March 4, 2010 - Thursday, March 25, 2010
Location: Online

The National Center for Creative Aging is hosting a distance learning webinar series focused on generating community. The first webinar is focused on intergenerational programs; the second webinar is focused on arts, health and aging resources; and the final webinar is focused on the art of active aging in community.

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2010 National EHDI Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 1, 2010 - Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Location: Chicago, IL

In its 9th year, the EHDI conference has built a strong reputation for bringing together a wide variety of attendees who work in Early Hearing Detection and Intervention.

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Understanding Section 508 and Web Accessibility  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 26, 2010
3:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

This webinar will provide an overview of web accessibility for AUCD web developers and designers, content providers, and administrators.

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Easter Seals Family Support Navigator Academy  Copy to Calendar

Friday, February 19, 2010 - Saturday, February 20, 2010
Location: Detroit, Michigan

The Easter Seals Family Support Navigator Academy is a free 2-day training conference for parents of children with disabilities and self advocates, in partnership with the Developmental Disabilities Institute (MI UCEDD). Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided both days. Attendees are responsible for their own travel and hotel expenses; limited stipends for partents and self-advocates are available.

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Principles of Medical Ethics in Health Care Provision for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Emphasis on Older Adults  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
1:00 pm Eastern - 2:00 pm Eastern
Location: webinar

The population with I/DD is "aging"; increased longevity confers greater risk of age-related co-morbidity. At the same time, many people with intellectual disability lack the capacity to make informed health care decisions. It is important to use formal assessment to determine if individuals I/DD can make their own health care decisions. In those individuals who lack the capacity to make these decisions, surrogates can be faced with tough questions regarding the best interests of the individuals with I/DD who have major illnesses. This talk will present work on capacity determination for people with I/DD. Basic principles of medical ethics will be introduced. The session will end with several case studies involving medical decision making in hemodialysis, dementia, and psychotropic drug use in adult patients with I/DD.

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Webinar: Early Intervention/Early Childhood Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
3:00pm - 4:00pm EST
Location: Online

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Webinar- Autism Spectrum Disorders Research and Resources at NICHD  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - Thursday, February 11, 2010
2:00 EST - 3:30 EST

This webinar will provide an overview of the Autism Centers of Excellence Program at NICHD, including the research sites and projects; research and research resources funded by the NICHD Intellectual and Developmental Disability Branch (IDD); and a discussion about integrating aspects of the HRSA/MCHB CAA mission and the NICHD ASD mission into a common effort towards addressing Autism Spectrum Disorders and opportunities for collaboration

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Upcoming DataSpeak: Children's Emotional, Behavioral, & Developmental Well-being  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 9, 2010
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The MCH Information Resource Center, funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), is pleased to announce the next program in the DataSpeak Series: "Children?s Emotional, Behavioral, and Developmental Well-being: New Data and Tools for the Field."

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Act Early Region X Summit  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 4, 2010 - Friday, February 5, 2010
Location: Seattle, Washington

This Act Early Regional Summit included key state leaders from Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Idaho.

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National Evacuation Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - Friday, February 5, 2010
Location: New Orleans, LA

This conference will bring together the fields of transportation and emergency management to discuss evacuation planning to accommodate the needs of all people before, during and after a major disaster. The purpose of the conference is to foster an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas surrounding a broad range of evacuation issues, particularly mass evacuations prompted by disasters.

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Dementia Among Adults with Down Syndrome: Individual Differences in Risk and Progression  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
1:00 - 2:00 Eastern
Location: online

This presentation will provide an overview of currently available information on progression of dementia among adults with Down syndrome. General background material will be presented regarding the connection between Down syndrome and Alzheimer?s disease, and findings from a large ongoing research program will be presented with an emphasis on individual differences in age of onset of dementia (i.e., risk) and rate of symptom progression. Additional findings regarding the effectiveness of "cognitive enhancing" medications will also be discussed, as will evidence supporting possible strategies for delaying declines in cognitive and functional abilities in vulnerable individuals.

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Community Supports for Transition: HRTW Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 20, 2010
3:00pm ET - 4:00pmET
Location: Webinar

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Telehealth and Teleaudiology Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, January 13, 2010
3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Standard Time

Wednesday, January 13, 2010 (Archived Webinar Available) 3:00pm - 4:30pm Eastern Standard Time Speakers: Dena Puskin, Sc.D., Director of the HRSA Office for the Advancement of Telehealth Neil Scharpe, M.S. SpEd, Minot State University's Tele-audiology Contract Project Director "Speed Linkages" Presenters

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Transition Training Announcement Webinars  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Location: Webinar

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2009 H1N1 Influenza and its Impact on People with Chronic Medical Conditions  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, January 12, 2010
2:30 - 3:30pm Eastern

This webinar is presented in conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW) by the US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, American Cancer Society, American Diabetes Association and American Lung Association. Dial-in number: 1-800-857-4785, passcode 9335569

 

2009 CAAI Meeting: Charting the Course, Tracking Progress  Copy to Calendar

Monday, December 7, 2009 - Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Location: Bethesda, MD

The 2009 CAAI Program Meeting was held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center in Bethesda, MD.

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MCH Training Program Web Cast: Effects of Interdisciplinary Training on MCH Professionals, Organizations and Systems  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 19, 2009 - Thursday, November 19, 2009
2:00 pm EST - 3:30 pm EST
Location: Online

This webinar presents results of an MCHB-funded study of the effects of interdisciplinary training on 208 students, fellows, and dental residents who participated in training programs at the UNC-Chapel Hill, from 2001 through 2008.

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TASH 2009 Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - Saturday, November 21, 2009
Location: Pittsburgh, PA

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Effects of Interdisciplinary Training on MCH Professionals, Organizations and Systems  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
2 - 3:30pm
Location: Webcast

Sponsored by: the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)

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Aging and End of Life: Crisis or Opportunity for Individuals and Service Providers?  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, November 18, 2009
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern
Location: online

For many support providers, the aging of individuals with developmental disabilities presents a real problem, as people lose capacity in a system geared toward enhancing skills and strengths. Problems turn into crisis when death is sudden, and there has been no real planning, either for the individual, the support staff, or the agency as a whole. The presentation will be about revisioning the spiritual and emotional tasks for all of us as we move towards the end of our lives, ways that service providers could address those tasks, and ways to plan for the end of life in ways that celebrate the lives of the people we support, their caregivers, and their friends.

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2009 Training Symposium  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 9, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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2009 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, November 8, 2009 - Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition 2009  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 7, 2009 - Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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69th Annual ASPH Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 7, 2009 - Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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2009 APHA CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCEMENT  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 7, 2009 - Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Online applications are due to AUCD by Friday, October 2, 2009 5PM EST.

AUCD in collaboration with the Disability Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA) is excited to announce five new $1000 conference travel scholarship opportunities to attend the 2009 APHA Annual Meeting from November 7-11, 2009 in Philadelphia, PA.

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ICDL 13TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: Autism Spectrum Disorders: What Works and Why?  Copy to Calendar

Friday, November 6, 2009 - Sunday, November 8, 2009
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Location: Hyatt Regency Bethesda

The goal of the ICDL Annual conferences is to help parents and professionals integrate knowledge and competencies from different disciplines that will improve prevention, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of emotional and developmental disorders in infancy and childhood.

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Abilities Expo  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Saturday, November 7, 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA

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9th Annual Coleman Institute Conference: Cognitive Disability and Technology in an Age of Uncertainty  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Thursday, November 5, 2009
Location: Westminster, CO

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10th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-Based Care  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, November 5, 2009 - Friday, November 6, 2009
Location: Houston, TX

The conference provides a state-of-the-art update on issues involved in transitioning youth and young adults with chronic illness and disability to adult-based services. In its tenth year, this conference has developed a singular reputation. It brings together nationally and locally-recognized clinical, policy, legal, research, advocacy, and family member experts, making it a unique conference by addressing all aspects of transition planning. This symposium is known for the highest quality presentations and exceptional dialogue among health care professionals, policy experts, young adults, and family members.

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Building a Community-Connected and Community-Connecting Organization  Copy to Calendar

Monday, November 2, 2009 - Thursday, November 5, 2009
Location: Baltimore, MD

The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities and The Council on Quality and Leadership present this mini-institute. Participants will leave this session with practical take-home plans for achieving significant shifts in organizational direction and with a clear understanding of what being a community-connected and connecting organization means to the organization, staff, and the people you support.

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2009 Walk Now for Autism Washington DC  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, October 31, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

Walk Now for Autism, the nation's largest grassroots autism walk program which takes place in communities across the United States, as well as in Canada and the United Kingdom. Powered by volunteers and families with loved ones on the autism spectrum, this successful grassroots fundraising effort not only generates vital funds for autism research but also raises awareness about the increasing prevalence of autism and the need for increased research funding to combat this complex disorder

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2nd UCLA Technology & Aging Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 30, 2009 - Friday, October 30, 2009
Location: Los Angeles, CA

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Act Early Region IVb  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 29, 2009 - Friday, October 30, 2009
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

This Act Early Regional Summit consisted of state leaders from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi.

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Ning Social Networking Platform Features for AUCD Network Webmasters  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 29, 2009
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern

This webinar will introduce AUCD network webmasters to features of the Ning platform. This platform was seleced to provide network webmasters with a forum to ask questions, share information, chat online, participate in discussion, upload images and videos and work collaboratively. During the webinar, some of Ning's features will be utilized with examples pertinent to webmasters, as identified in their responses to a recent survey of need. Participants will have the opportunity ask questions.

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2009 OAR Applied Autism Research and Intervention Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 23, 2009 - Saturday, October 24, 2009
Location: Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA

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ITAC Webinar: The National Autism Center's National Standards Report  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 22, 2009 - Thursday, October 22, 2009
4:00PM - 5:00PM

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NADD (National Association for the Dually Diagnosed) Conference 2009  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - Friday, October 23, 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA

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COMPETENCE and COMPASSION: Critical Qualities in Effective Supports for Individuals with Dementia  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - Wednesday, October 21, 2009
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern
Location: Online

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Global Conference on Inclusive Education  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - Friday, October 23, 2009
Location: Salamanca, Spain

The Conference is organised by Inclusion International, Inclusion Europe & INICO (Universidad de Salamanca).

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Called to Welcome  Copy to Calendar

Monday, October 19, 2009
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, PA

Going beyond raising awareness and concern, this workshop will seek to provide practical advice and aid for congregations to include people with disabilities and make use of their gifts in the congregation's life and ministries. Pastors, lay leaders, and all who are concerned with welcoming people with disabilities fully into the life of the church are encouraged to attend this workshop.

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Pathways to Future Destinations: Experiences in Grief, Aging and Life Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 18, 2009 - Monday, October 19, 2009
Location: Memphis, TN

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Overview of Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) for Centers for Independent Living and Statewide Independent Living Councils  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 15, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 pm Eastern

The ADRC initiative is part of a nationwide effort to restructure services and supports for older adults and persons with disabilities and it complements other long term care system change activities designed to enhance access to community living. The goal of the ADRC program is to empower individuals to make informed choices and to streamline access to long-term support. It is crucial that the Independent Living community be involved in the development of ADRCs. This training is an introductory course that provides an overview of the purpose, goals and activities of Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) from the Independent Living perspective. It details common challenges faced by CILs and SILCs in engaging in ADRC development and offers concrete solutions.

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Becoming a Sexuality Educator: Leading Groups  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 15, 2009 - Friday, October 16, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

This training uses a two person team approach that includes people with disabilities and support person to come and learn how to lead sexuality education and training at your own organization.

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Visual Strategies- The Key to Improving Communication, Behavior & Social Skills for Individuals with DD  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Location: Minot, ND

Sponsored by: The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, a University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities at Minot State University.

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Heuser Hearing Institute Symposium - Research Advances in Hearing Loss: Impact on Public Policy, Clinical Practice and Education  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 9, 2009 - Saturday, October 10, 2009
Location: Louisville, KY

You are invited to attend the 2009 Symposium on Research Advances in Hearing Loss at Heuser Hearing Institute. We have an outstanding line up of state and national experts who will present exciting updates on research related to early identification and intervention.

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Vermont's Conversion Institute: Registration Now Open  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - Friday, October 9, 2009
Location: Burlington, VT

In October 2007, Vermont held its first Conversion Institute on how the state converted all of our sheltered workshops and enclaves to employment services for people with developmental disabilities. 80 people from 25 states attended. Folks from Maine who attended went back home and worked hard to move all their employment funding out of sheltered workshops to supported employment. Green Mountain Self-Advocates encourages all of our allies and friends to consider sending folks to the second Conversion Institute. Keynote speaker is David Mank, Director of the Institute on Disability & Community at Indiana University.

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Fourth International Conference on Birth Defects & Disabilities in the Developing World  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 4, 2009 - Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Location: New Delhi, India

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4th Investing in Family Support Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, October 4, 2009 - Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Families come in all shapes and sizes? and so does family support. Don?t miss this opportunity to focus on the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of Family Support by attending the 4th Investing in Family Support Conference (IFSC4). IFSC4 is designed for EHDI Coordinators, Part C Coordinators, Early Interventionists, Parent Leaders, Audiologists, Speech/Language Pathologists, Teachers of the Deaf/HH and other professionals involved in the care and nurturing of children who are deaf/hard of hearing and their families.

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Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2009 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Friday, October 2, 2009 - Monday, October 5, 2009
Location: Portland, OR

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2009 AutCom Conference: Opening Doors with Voices and Choices  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 25, 2009 - Saturday, September 26, 2009
Location: Nashua, NH

Join the Autism National Committee's annual conference and experience a shared vision through positive approaches. Conference topics include: assistive technology; abuse restraint and seclusion; the latest in research, policy, and funding; communication skill building; inclusive education; self directed services; employment living the good life; and so much more!

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AACPDM 2009  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - Saturday, September 26, 2009
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

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Virginia Commonwealth University Project Empowerment Webcast  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Location: Online

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How to Use the Medicaid Reference Desk to Learn About Medicaid Services for People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Location: online

The Medicaid Reference Desk is committed to offering accessible, comprehensive, understandable information about Medicaid services for people with disabilities. We are conducting Webinars to show people to find the information they need on our website. Register at www.thedesk.info/teleconf/

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Key Issues in Healthcare Decision Making and Care at End of Life  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - Wednesday, September 16, 2009
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: online

As people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities have more opportunities for decision making and are living to old age; and as family caregivers are aging, the need to think about healthcare decision making, advance directives and wishes about end of life care is rapidly increasing. It is critical as systems and providers of support services that we begin to help people with ID/DD identify surrogate decision makers for healthcare, should one be unable at any point in time to make his/her own decisions. This presentation will discuss some of the key issues we need to be aware of related to decision making and care at end life, including capacity, competency and how to identify surrogate decision makers.

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National Assistive Technology Reuse Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 - Thursday, September 17, 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Conference on Children's Health and the Environment  Copy to Calendar

Friday, September 11, 2009
Location: Baltimore, MD

The Mid-Atlantic Center for Children's Health and the Environment's (MACCHE) annual Children's Environmental Health Conference aims to advance MACCHE's goals of working with regional partners to mitigate the adverse impact of environmental pollutants on the health of children within the Mid-Atlantic States and beyond. This year's conference will be held at the John's Hopkins University Mt. Washington Conference Center in Baltimore, MD.

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Built Environment Instruments Addressing Health Promoting Behaviors  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 9, 2009 - Wednesday, September 9, 2009
11:30am Eastern - 12:30pm Eastern
Location: Online

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International Collaboration to Improve the Health of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - Thursday, September 10, 2009
Location: Kingston, Canada

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Emergency Registries for People with Disabilities and Activity Limitations - An Effective Tool or False Expectations - Where Are We?  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 31, 2009 - Monday, August 31, 2009
3:30pm Eastern
Location: Online

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Public Health Information Network Conference  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, August 30, 2009 - Thursday, September 3, 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA

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LEND Webinar: The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) and Autism Intervention Research and Physical Health (AIR-P) Network

LEND Webinar: The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) and Autism Intervention Research and Physical Health (AIR-P) Network  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
3pm ET (2pmCT, 1pmMT, 12pmPT)
Location: Online

The Nisonger Center at the Ohio State University invites LEND programs and trainees to log in to this webinar to hear more about the Autism Intervention Research - Physical Health (AIR-P) Network, one of the programs funded by HRSA as part of the CAAI.

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Georgetown University's Leadership Academy to Address Disparities in Mental Health Care  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 24, 2009 - Thursday, August 27, 2009
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico

Designed for individuals who are actively engaged in mental health care policy, practice, research, and advocacy throughout the life cycle and who are invested in addressing mental health care disparities. The Leadership Academy gives credence to the important role of consumer and family voice as demonstrated by inclusion in all aspects of the Academy.

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The 19th Annual CityMatCH Urban Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 22, 2009 - Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA

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Childhood Trauma and Health and Behavioral Outcomes: the Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 20, 2009 - Thursday, August 20, 2009
3:00 PM EDT - 4:30 PM EDT
Location: Online

This webcast will educate participants about the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, a scientific research study which analyzes the link between different categories of childhood trauma and the health and behavioral outcomes that may result later in life.

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National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) Overview for Research Investigators  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, August 20, 2009 - Thursday, August 20, 2009
2:00 pm EDT - 3:15 pm EDT
Location: Online

As indicated in the March 19th, 2009 Notice in the NIH Guide, all ASD researchers are strongly encouraged to share their data using NDAR. To support this announcement, NDAR has scheduled webinars focusing all aspects of NDAR, including data submission, data definition, and how NDAR can be used to communicate research results with other researchers.

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Safe Routes To School National Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 - Friday, August 21, 2009
Location: Portland, Oregon

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Transitioning from High School to College - Facts, Myths and Tips for Students with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 14, 2009 - Friday, August 14, 2009
2:00PM Central - 3:00PM
Location: On-Line

Mrs. Ashmore will discuss the process and issues of transition from high school to college for students with disabilities. Topics of discussion include: * The impact of disability on development and education * The importance of communicating needs for accommodation * Documentation and evaluation of learning disabilities and other disabilities * Academic accommodations Join us to find out more about how to make this life changing transition smoother!

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NCHAM : Diagnostics for Infants and Toddl  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - Friday, August 14, 2009
Location: Mesa, Arizona

A. T. Still University and NCHAM announce an exciting opportunity for audiologists to enhance their knowledge and skills in the assessment of hearing loss in infants and toddlers, and strategies to ensure appropriate amplification and intervention.

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11th Annual Autism Summer Institute  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 10, 2009 - Thursday, August 13, 2009
Location: Durham, NH

The goal of the Autism Summer Institute is to provide strength-based perspectives about students with Autism Spectrum Differences (ASD) to improve the quality of education in inclusive settings. Participants will gain knowledge and skills to evaluate and select supports and strategies based on research evidence that will enhance the full participation of students with ASD in their schools and communities.

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Moving Beyond Special Needs-- Making Disaster Lessons Real and Operationalizing Functional Needs!  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 10, 2009 - Monday, August 10, 2009
3:30pm Eastern
Location: Online

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11th Annual Autism Summer Institute (NH UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 10, 2009 - Thursday, August 13, 2009

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The Healthcare Workforce Crisis: A Summit on the Future of Primary Care in Rural and Urban America  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 10, 2009 - Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 7, 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA

The Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders, now in its eighth year, is a joint program of the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute, the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, the Department of Pediatrics at the UC Davis School of Medicine, and Sacramento State University.

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Summer Institute on Neurodevelopmental Disorders and UC Davis Pediatric Conference  Copy to Calendar

Friday, August 7, 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA

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Center for Public Health Practice to hold Leadership and Management Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 - Thursday, August 6, 2009
Location: Columbus, OH

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UT SPH Summer Institute: When Disaster Strikes  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 - Wednesday, August 5, 2009
Location: Houston, TX

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External Partners Group Membership Directory Update  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Location: Online

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Fourth Annual Disaster Planning for Hospitals Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 3, 2009 - Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

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5th Annual International Leadership Training Programme: A Global Intergenerational Forum  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 1, 2009 - Sunday, August 9, 2009
Location: Storrs, CT

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Living with Epilepsy Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, August 1, 2009 - Saturday, August 1, 2009
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

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DC's Inaugural Conference on Obesity Prevention and Control: Weight of the Nation  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 27, 2009 - Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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Social and Emotional Health for all Young People: Expanding Approaches  Copy to Calendar

Monday, July 27, 2009 - Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota

At the 2009 Summer Institute in Adolescent Health, learn strategies for enhancing supportive environments and fostering skills for social and emotional health. Gather ideas for adding to what's already working, whether in a community clinic or youth program, at school or after-school, within a residential center or a juvenile justice setting.

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Assistive Technology Summer Institute  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - Friday, July 24, 2009
Location: Concord, NH

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Webinar Event: National Summit on Careers in The Arts for People with Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - Friday, July 24, 2009
Location: Online

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Webinar: Know Your Methods: Using Internet Surveys in HSR  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - Tuesday, July 21, 2009
11:00am Eastern
Location: Online

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Jamaican Culture and Rehabilitation Issues  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 16, 2009 - Thursday, July 16, 2009
2:00pm Central Time
Location: Online

The National Center for the Dissemination of Disability Research (NCDDR) presentation provides an overview of Jamaica and its sociocultural influences on disability. The information may be useful for rehabilitation service providers in the United States who may serve Jamaican immigrants and their families.

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Secretary's Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2020 Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Friday, July 10, 2009
2:00pm Eastern
Location: Online

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U.S. Autism and Asperger Association 4th Annual International Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, July 9, 2009 - Sunday, July 12, 2009
Location: Los Angeles, CA

With over thirty of the world leading autism spectrum disorder speakers, 9 non-concurrent sessions, a total of 37 sessions including a sibling panel discussion, clinics and workshops, every day at the USAAA 2009 International Annual Conference is packed with information including treating physicians, educational therapies, nutritional interventions, financial planning, plus more.

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National Association of Local Boards of Health: 17th Annual Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - Friday, July 3, 2009
Location: Philadelphia, PA

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National Physical Activity Plan Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - Thursday, July 2, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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2009 NIRS CAAI Evaluation Module Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2009
4:00 pm ET - 5:00 pm ET
Location: Teleconference

LENDs and DBPs operating with CAA funding this year will learn how to use the new 2009 CAAI Evaluation Module in NIRS. The audio file will be live until July 1, 2009, and the slides will remain live indefinitely.

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Hot Topics in Pediatric Nutrition On-Line Education  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 - Saturday, July 31, 2010
Location: On-Line

"Hot Topics" in pediatric nutrition this year focuses on medical aspects that can impact childhood obesity. The first 2 speakers present the role of sleep and early feeding and their impact on obesity in later childhood. The final presentation focuses on the role of genetics in determining the risk for pediatric obesity

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Knowledge Translation for Technology Transfer: Ensuring Beneficial Impacts from Research & Development  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 29, 2009
3:00pm Eastern
Location: Online

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Abilities Expo  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 25, 2009 - Saturday, June 27, 2009
Location: Chicago, IL

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RWJF New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 25, 2009 - Friday, June 26, 2009
Location: Princeton, NJ

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Understanding Reading: Development, Assessment, and Instruction  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 25, 2009
2:00 pm Eastern - 3:30 pm Eastern
Location: Online

In this four part series Dr. Holden and Dr. Farrall will introduce participants to the stages of reading development, issues related to reading assessment and the principles of direct, systematic multisensory instruction. Registration is NOT open to anyone who is employed by or receives more than 50% of his/her income from state, local, or intermediate education agencies, or, in the case of an attorney, who represents or has represented such an agency or school district within the past five years.

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Incorporating Family Participation Practices into Your Practice and Project  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
12:00 pm Eastern - 1:00 pm Eastern
Location: Online

This is the final webinar in a series presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) to provide child health professionals with practical strategies for implementing medical home in practice.

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Mitochondrial Medicine 2009: Capitol Hill  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 - Saturday, June 27, 2009
Location: Sheraton Premire at Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA

Each year, the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation brings together clinical and basic science researchers sharing an interest in mitochondria from all over the world.

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Built Environment Assessment Training Institute  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 21, 2009 - Friday, June 26, 2009
Location: San Diego, CA

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Social Marketing in Public Health Field School  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 21, 2009 - Thursday, June 25, 2009
Location: Tampa, FL

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Web Cast on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 19, 2009
10:00am Eastern
Location: online

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Amputee Coalition of America: 2009 Annual Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 18, 2009 - Sunday, June 21, 2009
Location: Atlanta, GA

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Sharing Service Experiences: Senior Corps Volunteers  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 16, 2009
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: Teleconference

The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) is pleased to be joined by four Senior Corps volunteers from Massachusetts, Delaware, and Colorado. These volunteers will share their personal stories of service and volunteering in their local communities. Teleconference participants will have the opportunity to hear about the programs where they serve, some of the successes and challenges they have experienced, and strategies they have developed to overcome obstacles.

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7th Annual Conference on Health, Disability, and the Law  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 12, 2009
Location: Indianapolis, IN

The Child Development Center at Riley Children?s Hospital is co-sponsoring this conference addressing Autism and Vaccines.

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AUCD-NCBDDD Fellowship Webinar with Tracy Mann  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, June 11, 2009
3:30pm Eastern
Location: webinar

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Medical Surge Capacity Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - Thursday, June 11, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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Call for Presenters: VSA arts International Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 10, 2009 - Friday, June 12, 2009

VSA arts invites key policymakers, educators, artists and teaching artists, school and program administrators, and researchers to share their expertise, experiences, most effective research-based methods, lessons learned, and innovative practices.

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Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 9, 2009
1:30pm eastern
Location: Online

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Breaking the Cycle: Investigating the Intersection of Educational Inequities and Health Disparities  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - Tuesday, June 9, 2009
1:30 pm Eastern - 4:00 pm Eastern
Location: Online

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Program for Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes presents this 15th Annual Summer Public Health Research Institute and Videoconference on Minority Health.

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Act Early Region IX Summit  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 8, 2009 - Tuesday, June 9, 2009
Location: Sacramento, CA

This Act Early Regional Summit consisted of key state and territory leaders from American Samoa, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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New Findings from the 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH)  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
2:00 eastern
Location: Online

MCHB is pleased to announce an upcoming DataSpeak program on findings from the brand new 2007 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH). The NSCH examines the physical and emotional health of children from birth through 17 years of age. Emphasis is placed on factors that may be related to the well-being of children, including medical homes, family interactions, parental health, school experiences, and neighborhood safety.

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In an Era of Economic Downturn and Renewal, Opportunities for Healthy People 2020 - Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, June 2, 2009
3:00pm Eastern
Location: online

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62nd Annual Summer Institute in Survey Research Techniques  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 1, 2009 - Friday, July 24, 2009
Location: Ann Arbor, MI

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Abilities Expo  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 29, 2009 - Sunday, May 31, 2009
Location: Anaheim, CA

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Inclusive Interviewing for National & Community Service Programs  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, May 20, 2009
3:00pmET - 4:00pmET
Location: Webinar

The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) will be providing this informative and interactive discussion to guide you in conducting inclusive interviews.

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Accessible Outdoor Recreation Areas, Programs, and Facilities: Why, What, When, and How Workshop  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 19, 2009 - Thursday, May 21, 2009
Location: Missoula, Montana

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The World Health Care Congress 3rd Annual Chronic Care and Prevention Congress  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 18, 2009 - Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Location: Arlington, VA

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The AUCD Stimulus Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Friday, May 15, 2009
3:00 - 4:30 pm EST
Location: Online

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Conference: Improving Health WITH Communities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 14, 2009 - Friday, May 15, 2009
Location: Bethesda, MD

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AUCD Trainee Journal Club  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 12, 2009 - Tuesday, May 12, 2009
3:00 PM EST
Location: Teleconference

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Leadership for Healthy Communities 2009 Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 7, 2009 - Friday, May 8, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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Autism Medicaid Waiver Programs: Federal and State Perspectives  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 7, 2009
3:30pm Eastern Time
Location: Online

Several states have implemented Autism Medicaid Waiver Program that provides variety of services to individuals with autism spectrum disorder that may include educational, medical, and/or social services.

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AFP Presents Employment Today: Understanding the Current State of Employment for People with Developmental Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, May 7, 2009
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Eastern
Location: Webinar

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32nd NRHA Annual Rural Health Conference  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 5, 2009 - Friday, May 8, 2009
Location: Miami Beach, FL

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25th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities  Copy to Calendar

Monday, May 4, 2009 - Tuesday, May 5, 2009
Location: Honolulu

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2009 Spring AUCD LEND Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 - Thursday, April 30, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

The Spring 2009 LEND Directors Meeting was held April 29-30, 2009, at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Notes and presentations from the meeting are posted.

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Overview of Federal Public Health Emergency Law  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Location: Teleconference

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Aging Well: Promoting Cognitive & Functional Health  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, April 28, 2009
2:00pm Eastern time
Location: Bethesda, Maryland

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2009 Disability Policy Seminar  Copy to Calendar

Monday, April 27, 2009 - Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Location: Washington, DC

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California Healthy Cities and Communities 2009 Annual Conference: 'Lean, Green and Graying: Addressing Current Trends in Challenging Economic Times'  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, April 23, 2009 - Thursday, April 23, 2009
Location: Los Angeles, CA

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2009 CDC State Disability and Health Grantees, Researchers, and Partners Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - Friday, April 24, 2009
Location: New Orleans, LA

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National Public Health Leadership Development Network Conference  Copy to Calendar<