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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.


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.


AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

The 143rd AAIDD Annual Meeting will provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, students and advocates to learn about innovations in our field that are being translated and implemented on a grander scale. Through knowledge translation we can change practices and policies through effectively communicating our research and creating change at all levels. In a political climate that is complex and dynamic, it is important to remain relevant through the thoughtful translation of our knowledge.


Careers in the Arts: Promoting Access and Inclusion for People with Disabilities

Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on May 16, 2019, from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET, for the first in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.


The ABLE Act: A Tool for Financial Stability and Employment Outcomes

The LEAD Center, in collaboration with the ABLE National Resource Center, will be holding a webinar focused on how individuals with disabilities, and their families, can use ABLE Accounts to increase their financial stability and produce more positive employment outcomes. The webinar will take place on April 27th at 3:00-4:30 pm EST and aims to demonstrate how provisions in the ABLE Act can enable people with disabilities to achieve competitive integrated employment, begin to save more than $2,000 without fear of loss of SSI and Medicaid eligibility and set longer term goals for financial stability and self-determined and self-directed lives. The presentation will review the basic elements of these new ABLE account programs, now open in 19 states, and will include the perspective of a current ABLE account owner.


2016 Southwest Conference on Disability

Join us in Albuquerque for the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability, October 4 - 7, 2016 during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The conference theme for 2016 is: Reducing Disparities For People With Disabilities Through Systems Change.


Reinventing Quality 2016

The 2016 Reinventing Quality Conference is jointly hosted by the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS), Research and Training Center on Community Living at the University of Minnesota, Human Services Research Institute (HSRI), University of Delaware National Leadership Consortium, American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and TASH.


The Ruderman Inclusion Summit - Registration is Now Open!

The Ruderman Inclusion Summit will bring together all stakeholders in our community to foster strategic advocacy and awareness, peer to peer learning, best practice, networking and more. The Summit will feature internationally recognized leaders in the field, speaking and engaging with attendees on the critical issues of education, housing, employment, community and religious life.
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The Fifteenth Annual Multiple Perspectives on Access, Inclusion & Disability

The Multiple Perspectives conference is an ongoing exploration of disability as a reflection of the human condition seen through multiple lenses (theory, discipline, social constructs, personal experience, shared experience...). Presentations should encourage conversations across the typical divisions, boundaries and disciplines. Proposers are encouraged to consider parallels, distinctions and intersections with race, gender and ethnicity. This year's conference will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the ADA -out progress and the journey ahead. What have we learned? Where are we going? What are the important questions for the next 25 years?


Innovative Research on Employer Practices: Improving Employment for People with Disabilities

A state of the science conference from the Rehabilitation and Research Training Center on Employer Practices Related to Employment Outcomes among Individuals with Disabilities. This two-day event will highlight the research findings from the Employer Practices Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at Cornell University ILR School's Employment and Disability Institute.


2013 APSE Conference: Race to Success - Employment Comes in First!

This year's theme Race to Success: Employment Comes in First! embodies both our host state and where we are heading with Employment First around the country. 2013 has been dubbed the "year of the chapter". APSE has always been a grass roots organization and our chapters are critical to our success. In order to continue to move Employment First (and make sure it comes in first!) we need to come together to support the work of our chapters! At the conference, we will have several presentations focused on chapter work and we encourage all members to participate and learn how to work with your chapter.


Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities

The Perspectives on Employment of Persons with Disabilities Conference is focused entirely on the employment of individuals with disabilities in the federal sector. Federal HR and EEO specialists, hiring managers, and others who manage employment matters concerning people with disabilities are encouraged to attend.


Alliance for Full Participation (AFP) 2011

The Summit 2011 "Real Jobs--- It's Everyone's Business" aims to increase the number of people with intellectual disabilities in the workforce. By providing innovate approaches to created integrated employment, this interactive conference will encourage attendees to seek a successful career of their choosing. The Summit will include several speakers from Federal Agencies and Government Agencies to provide information on how to make employment a reality.


The Autism and Employment Webinar Learning Series: Real Lives, Real Stories

The Real Lives, Real Stories webinar will give VR personnel specific, real cases of 3-6 transition age individuals with autism who have achieved competitive employment or are in the process of seeking and achieving competitive, customized employment.


Ticket to Work: Free Support Services for Young Adults in Transition

If you have a disability, it is possible for you to work and continue receiving your disability benefits as you transition to greater financial independence! Social Security's Ticket to Work & Work Incentives can provide the employment support you need to succeed on the job.
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