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2023 HCBS Conference

he Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Conference is ADvancing States' national conference that annually brings together state, federal, and local policymakers as well as leaders who administer, manage, and deliver waiver and other HCBS programs. The purpose of the HCBS Conference is to share practices and policies that improve state systems delivering long-term services and supports (LTSS) for all ages and abilities.


2022 State-of-the-Science on Disability Statistics

Out of concern for the health and wellness of our community, StatsRRTC has postponed the State-of-the-Science on Disability Statistics Conference to October 6 - 7, 2022. This hybrid event will be streamed online via Zoom and held in-person at the Holiday Inn, 550 C St SW, Washington, DC 20024. Registration will open after the Release of the Annual Disability Statistics Collection Webinar.


Making Lifelong Connections (MLC) 2022

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together current and former MCH trainees to learn more about how to weave equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism into an MCH career. The agenda will include dynamic and inspirational speakers, and several opportunities to learn from others thru engaging discussion, selected abstract presentations, and building connections thru many networking activities. If your application is accepted, your hotel and some meals will be funded. The application closes on January 21, 2022, and those who are accepted will be notified in mid-February, 2022 via email.


2022 Annual Disability Statistics Collection Webinar

Join us for the virtual release of the Annual Disability Statistics Collection on Thursday, March 10, 2022 with a repeated live broadcast on Friday, March 11, 2022. Registrants are welcome to attend either date. During the live broadcasts, experts from StatsRRTC will provide, describe, and discuss the latest disability statistics from their annual collection of disability statistic tools including, The Annual Disability Statistics Compendium, Annual Disability Statistics Supplement, State Reports for County-level Data, New and Updated Infographics.


ACL Webinar: Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL): Partners in COVID-19 Vaccine Access

Getting vaccinated is the most important step we can all take to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, but for many people with disabilities, getting vaccinated has proven to be difficult. Join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) on September 14 at 2:00 pm ET for a webinar focused on COVID-19 vaccine access resources, and how disability organizations can partner to improve vaccine access for people with disabilities.


A Woman's Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Office of Autism Research Coordination (OARC) is pleased to invite you to attend our annual special event to recognize National Autism Awareness Month, A Woman's Voice: Understanding Autistic Needs.


The 2018 Summer Institute on Theology and Disability

The Ninth Summer Institute on Theology and Disability is taking place this year at the Edenton Street United Methodist Church in Raleigh, June 11-14, hosted by the church in collaboration with Duke Divinity School.
pdf File Community Day Program at the Summer Institute [download]


Getting it Right 2018 National Inclusive Disaster Strategies Conference

The focus of Getting it Right is on expanding our shared commitment to achieving and maintaining disability inclusive whole community emergency preparedness, community resilience, response, recovery and mitigation before, during and after disasters.


SPHARC/ITAC Coffee Talk - Meaningful Inclusion of People on the Autism Spectrum

AMCHP's State Public Health Autism Resource Center, in partnership with the Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center, is proud to host a virtual coffee talk on a hot topic related to Autism in honor of Autism Awareness Month. This coffee talk is focused on the AASET project and will feature Dr. Stephen Shore, the project co-lead. Tune in for an overview of AASET and key strategies for meaningful inclusion of people on the Autism Spectrum in multiple settings, as well as an open discussion among all attendees around this topic of interest.


The School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities

A focused investigation will examine school districts' compliance with federal laws designed to ensure the safety of students of color with disabilities against discrimination, and whether laws adequately protect these students from discriminatory disciplinary actions and policies.


Success for Today and Tomorrow Conference: Accessing Disability Resources

The Success for Today & Tomorrow Conference will feature local and state-wide vendors, a parent/student panel, and a world-renowned motivational keynote speaker Anthony Ianni, who was the first Division One college basketball player with Autism.
pdf File Conference Flyer [download]


Association for Autistic Community Conference

The Association for Autistic Community (AAC) is an Autistic-run community non-profit. Our annual conference is a celebration of Autistic culture and community. AAC is "autistic space" - a conference by and for Autistic people - features presentations on advocacy, culture, policy, technology and other issues impacting the Autistic community. We hope you'll join us and build Autistic space together.


Celebrating a Landmark Civil Rights Anniversary: 15th Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision

Join senior officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for a celebration of the Olmstead decision which required states to eliminate unnecessary segregation of persons with disabilities and ensure they receive services in the most integrated setting appropriate.
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