COUNCIL ON LEADERSHIP IN ADVOCACY (COLA)

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04/12/2010

2010 Pacific Rim International Conference on Disabilities

04/12/2010

2010 Disability Policy Seminar

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.

09/15/2010

Involvement of People With Disabilities in the Operations of the UCEDD

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 (COLA). 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.

09/17/2010

A Conversation with ADD Commissioner Sharon Lewis

fromhttp://www.directeventreg.com/registration/event/96939558
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.

10/28/2010

Community Participation by People with Disabilities: How Do We Measure Up?

fromhttp://www.rtcil.org/news/communityparticipationconference.shtml
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.

10/31/2010

2010 AUCD Annual Meeting & Conference

fromhttp://www.aucd.org/conference/
"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.

 

11/12/2010

Easter Seals Family Support Navigator Academy

fromhttp://events.wayne.edu/2010/11/12/family-support-navigator-academy-detroit-26481/
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.
pdf File Easter Seals Family Support Navigation Academy Nov 12 13 2010.pdf [download]

02/14/2011

2011 Disability Policy Seminar

fromhttp://www.disabilitypolicyseminar.org/
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.

03/10/2011

Self-Advocacy Summit: Atlanta

fromhttp://alliesinselfadvocacy.org/
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.

03/24/2011

Self-Advocacy Summit: Los Angeles

fromhttp://alliesinselfadvocacy.org/los-angeles/
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.

04/05/2011

NIH Hiring Event for People with Disabilities

fromhttp://www.jobs.nih.gov/
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: [email protected]

04/11/2011

Self-Advocacy Summit: Kansas City

fromhttp://alliesinselfadvocacy.org/kansas-city
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.

04/28/2011

Self-Advocacy Summit: Columbus

fromhttp://alliesinselfadvocacy.org/columbus
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.

05/16/2011

Self-Advocacy Summit: Providence

fromhttp://alliesinselfadvocacy.org/providence
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.

06/05/2011

AAIDD 2011: Inclusive Communities: Pathways to Realizing the Vision

fromhttp://aaidd.org/content_5151.cfm?navID=326
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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