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AUCD is committed to advancing the rights of people with disabilities across the lifespan. The AUCD Network has a direct impact at the local, state, national, and international levels to advance policy and practice. Current national legislation and advocacy activities have significant impacts on the nature and extent of services and supports for people with disabilities and their families at the state and local level. AUCD's Network members conduct research, provide education, perform training, and offer services on a wide array of issues related to people with disabilities and their families. AUCD’s Policy and Advocacy Team provides support and resources on current and emerging issues in the field.

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