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08/30/2021

Twitter Chat on Accessibility and Universal Design

The AUCD Community Education and Dissemination Council (CEDC) invites you to join us on Monday, August 30, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET for a Twitter chat on Accessibility and Universal Design! We will be taking over the @AUCDNews Twitter handle to share insight and resources from our network. This is an easy way to share and gather resources on improving accessibility and implementing Universal Design where we live, work, and play.

06/29/2021

#VaccinateByADA: Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities

We invite you to join the AUCD Public Health Team for a webinar on Strategies for COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities. Members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence Among People with Disabilities Initiative Community of Practice will share outreach strategies, lessons learned, and continuing barriers in the goal of vaccinating all eligible persons with disabilities by the 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26th. ASL and CART captioning will be provided.

05/27/2021

Professional Fellows Alumni Webinar: Creating Sustainable U.S. - East Africa Partnerships for Disability Inclusion

AUCD, ICI-UMass Boston, and Humanity & Inclusion (HI) invite you to join a Professional Fellows alumni webinar on how university centers, DPOs, and other disability rights groups in the United States and East Africa can create independent, sustainable partnerships that promote inclusive employment and education in lasting ways.

03/19/2021

AUCD pre-DPS 2021: Policy Education 101

Join us to review basics of federal government and consider ways to educate members and connect real experience and expertise to policy.

01/29/2021

Prepared4ALL Town Hall: AUCD Training Directors and Trainees

Calling all AUCD Training Directors and Trainees! Are you interested in learning about disability inclusion in local emergency and pandemic planning? Join us for a Prepared4ALL town hall meeting on January 29th, 2021 from 3-4pm ET. You'll learn more about Prepared4ALL, an innovative approach to coalition-building among local disability organizations and emergency planning agencies.

01/26/2021

Crisis Standards of Care During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Is It Ever OK to Discriminate?

The Covid-19 pandemic has threatened to overwhelm health care resources, leading to discussions about how to deploy life-saving interventions such as ventilators. Crisis standards of care policies have been criticized as discriminating against people with disabilities and older Americans. The goal of this webinar is to facilitate discussion, clarify concepts, and explore the best strategies for protecting the rights of people with disabilities in a health care crisis.
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09/23/2020

Making Accessible Academic Posters

Achieving inclusive communities includes having research accessible for all individuals. Through the work of the Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) and our partners at Tools for Life Georgia's AT Act program, and disABILITY Link, a Center for Independent Living, we are developing accessible posters.

07/16/2020

Curriculum Design Assistance for AUCD Network Members: The Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) Core Curriculum Resources

Join us for a discussion about the Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) Core Curriculum Resources! Originally developed to support LEND curriculum development at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Resources are moving to AUCD in Summer of 2020 in part to extend their reach across the AUCD network and will be relevant for (and available to) all network members engaged in pre-service training activities.

06/24/2020

Strategies for Addressing Anxiety Related to COVID-19

Anxiety is a common co-occurring concern for many people with IDD (including ASD). In this time of COVID, everyone is experiencing heightened anxiety. For this population in particular we need to be aware of this underlying anxiety and provide strategies to help people manage their symptoms. This panel presentation will describe how anxiety may present in people with IDD and demonstrate effective strategies to address these anxieties.

02/20/2020

NIDILRR Research Grant Program Overview

The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is part of the federal Administration on Community Living and is a primary funder of applied research impacting individuals with disabilities. Learn about NIDILRR's research agenda, unique funding mechanisms, and programs, and understand the pathway from research idea to research funding from NIDILRR.

06/11/2019

Taking Charge of My Health Care

The Oregon Self-Advocacy Coalition, the Oregon Office on Disability and Health and the University Center of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities is excited to share their newly released, free on-line toolkit, called "Taking Charge of My Health Care".

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.

10/04/2018

2018 Annual Coleman Institute Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology

fromhttps://www.colemaninstitute.org/
REGISTRATION for the 2018 Coleman Conference is now open. For more information about this year's conference and to register, please visit: www.colemaninstitute.org

06/25/2018

AUCD Leadership Academy

The AUCD Leadership Academy is a week-long program designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from the disability network in building coalitions that will improve systems of supports and services. Participation is open to individuals from Self Advocacy Organizations, UCEDDs, LENDs, IDDRCs, CILs, DD Councils, Disability Rights, community based disability organizations, and other disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development. Participants will continue to engage with their cohort, academy staff, local coaches, and national allies in the year following the experience. The academy will focus on the exploration of shared values and commitments to civil and human rights, assessments of personal and leadership strengths, skills in building partnerships to achieve collective impact, and establishing personal and professional leadership goals.

04/22/2018

2018 AUCD Trainee Summit

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Trainee Policy Summit! Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits. An evening reception will provide a comfortable background for trainees to meet and network with over 200 peers from around the country.
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