POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION

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07/11/2011

Enhancing Faculty Knowledge and Practices Related to Students with Disabilities in Higher Education

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.

11/03/2011

2011 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

fromhttp://www.sscsid.org/
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.

11/05/2011

2011 AUCD Conference

fromhttp://www.aucd.org/conference/index.cfm/2011
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.

11/07/2011

2011 National Transition Conference: College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities

fromhttp://www.transition2011.org/
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.

06/04/2012

Participatory Action Research: Students with Intellectual Disabilities Conducting Research on their College Experience. (A Webinar from Think College)

fromhttp://www.thinkcollege.net/for-professionals/training-events
Research facilitators from three universities will share their experiences using participatory action research (PAR) methods with college students with intellectual disabilities.

07/26/2012

The iPad as a Personal Learning Device

fromhttps://connectpro97884399.adobeconnect.com/_a839220836/ipad2012/event/event_info.html?
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.

08/01/2012

Heading for College with Special Health Care Needs; Student Preparation for a Successful Transition

fromhttps://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/599309008
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.

08/27/2012

Innovative Technology for Students with Intellectual Disability in Postsecondary Education: A Webinar from Think College

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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.

09/17/2012

Getting Started: Developing Inclusive College Opportunities: A Webinar from Think College

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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.

10/10/2012

2012 Southwest Conference on Disability

fromhttp://cdd.unm.edu/swconf/2012home.asp
The 2012 Conference theme is "Access For All: To Boldly Go Where Everybody Else Has Gone Before."

11/29/2012

2012 State of the Art Conference on Postsecondary Education and Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities

fromhttp://www.sscsid.org/
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!
pdf File 2012 pse conf.pdf [download]

12/01/2012

2012 AUCD Conference: Innovating Today, Shaping Tomorrow

fromhttp://www.aucd.org/conference/index.cfm/2012

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.

12/12/2012

Equitable Transitions to Adulthood: Issues of Cultural and Social Capital

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.
pdf File Transition to Adulthood PPT.pdf [download]

08/29/2013

NCEDC Webinar: Self-Advocacy Online & Research Translation: Fuller Participation for Individuals with ID/DD

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.

10/30/2013

A Collaborative Interagency, Interdisciplinary Approach to Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood

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.
pdf File Transition Report.pdf [download]
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