TRANSITION

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04/24/2019

Join the "Healthcare Transition 4ALL! - Taking Action Together" National Learning Group

Join our national learning group! This group will meet monthly for the next 12-18 months to develop a network-wide strategy for implementing healthcare transition efforts that include people with disabilities and families.

04/24/2019

Live Webcast - Improving the Trajectories for Youth with Disabilities and Families Living in Poverty: Systems Change in 11 PROMISE States

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Social Security Administration, funded six model demonstration projects to improve the education and career outcomes of low income children with disabilities receiving SSI and their families. Findings from the implementation of these projects will be presented in this session.
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01/30/2019

Transition in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Please join us to hear about national work and discuss issues pertinent to the topic of supporting autistic individuals as they transition to adulthood. Dr. Eric Moody from Wyoming Institute for Disabilities will moderate a three expert panel presentation and facilitate questions and comments from webinar participants.

10/25/2018

19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

AUCD is proud to support the online broadcast of the Baylor College of Medicine's: 19th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care. All MCH Training Programs, UCEDDs, and their collaborators (Title V, clinical partner sites, etc.) are invited and encouraged to participate remotely. Host a live stream of this conference for trainees, faculty, staff, families, and others at your center or program. Eligible broadcast sites include MCH training programs, UCEDDs, and Title V programs.

10/25/2018

DS-Connect: Connecting families and those with Down syndrome to research that INCLUDEs them

Staff from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will discuss DS-Connect: The Down Syndrome Registry (https://DSConnect.nih.gov) and what it can offer families. They will describe how families can fill out surveys, participate in research, and view the aggregate de-identified data. NIH staff will also show how a researcher or clinician interested in any aspect of Down syndrome can use the registry for learning about Down syndrome and recruiting participants for studies. Webinar participants will also learn about progress in studies being supported by DS-Connect.
pdf File Presentation Slides [download]

10/05/2017

18th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care

AUCD is proud to support the online broadcast of the Baylor College of Medicine's: 18th Annual Chronic Illness and Disability Conference: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care. All MCH Training Programs and UCEDDs are invited and encouraged to participate remotely. Host a live stream of this conference for trainees, faculty, staff, families, and others at your center or program. Eligible broadcast sites include MCH training programs, UCEDDs, and Title V programs.

08/31/2016

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

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.
pdf File Webinar Presentation Slides [download]

07/21/2016

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

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.

04/30/2014

2014 CAAI Webinar: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Transition

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.

12/16/2013

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

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.

11/16/2013

2013 AUCD Conference

fromhttp://www.aucd.org/conference/index.cfm/home2013
The 2013 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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]

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]

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.

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.
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