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AUCD 2018 Conference


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Submit a Proposal for AUCD 2019 Today

Deadline: May 24

The AUCD Conference is one of the nation's premier places to highlight your work. Over 200 different presentations will be accepted to the conference in several different types of sessions, formatted for maximum visibility and interaction with attendees. Proposals are encouraged from students, self-advocates, family leaders, clinicians, and researchers in over 25 topics. Don't miss your chance: submit a proposal today!


You're Invited to AUCD 2019!

Leading Change Together

The world is an ever-changing place of ideas, trends and economic and political forces, and our network is well-positioned to respond to these changes as they happen. Through our collective work, AUCD's member centers and programs can play a leadership role in innovating and evolving to meet the needs of our varied stakeholders. I hope that this conference will energize you, introduce you to new ideas, and serve to improve our practice.


Preview the AUCD 2019 Conference Agenda

Every year we strive to improve the AUCD Conference. For 2019, we have a few agenda changes that we hope you'll enjoy, including adjusted times of the Change Sessions, staggering of select Council meetings, and a switch from three plenaries to two. View additional details and preview the agenda today!


AUCD 2018 Thank You!

It was truly wonderful to see all of you who came to Washington, DC, for the 2018 AUCD Conference! The AUCD Family was stronger than ever as we explored inclusion and belonging while forging new and stronger relationships with one another. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your passion, expertise, and enthusiasm in the important work you do every day.


Watch AUCD 2018 Plenaries

AUCD is pleased to provide video of our conference plenary sessions, "From Concept to Reality - Inclusion for All" and "Achieving Inclusive Communities - Working with our Federal Partners."


Photos from AUCD 2018

The AUCD 2018 Conference was full of amazing moments to share. View our photo collection on Flickr and download your favorites.


Thank You AUCD Board Leadership

AUCD deeply appreciates the leadership and service of all members of our Board of Directors, and especially those who have completed their terms of service.


#AUCD2018 in Social Media

Watch or scroll through the display below to view social media posts from the Conference! You can still post your favorite moments to twitter, facebook, or instagram using #AUCD2018.

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About AUCD 2018, from the Conference Chair

Amy Hewitt, Conference Chair, on "Tuesdays with Liz"


About AUCD2018

The AUCD2018 Conference brings people together to remember, celebrate, and remind others that all human beings have value, and a right to be included in their communities. In November we will share and learn from one another about ways to create opportunity, access, and equity in education, housing, employment, healthcare, faith communities, transportation, activities, and all aspects of community living. Join us at AUCD2018 as we come together, celebrate our achievements, and to recharge our commitment to achieving inclusive communities!