COMBATING AUTISM ACT

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2/9/2021

AUCD Policy Fellowship 2021

The purpose of the Fellowship is to provide significant experiences in national level activities related to policy and legislative development, advocacy, program development, technical assistance, and AUCD administration. The Fellowship in Disability Policy is envisioned as a mutually beneficial arrangement between the Fellow, the Fellows community, and the AUCD central office.

 
 

1/24/2020

AUCD Policy Fellowship 2020

The Policy Fellowship is an opportunity for an advanced network member to live and work in Washington, DC for one year, learning about AUCD, current legislation affecting people with disabilities and their families, and exercising leadership skills. The Fellow's responsibilities will be developed based on the needs of the Association and the interest and experience of the Fellow. Deadline: March 31; start date: September 2014.

 
 

3/4/2013

AUCD Celebrates March as Developmental Disabilities Month

On February 26, 1987, President Ronald Reagan designated March as the National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Read about a few of the current AUCD and Network activities underway this month.

 
 

3/29/2012

CDC Estimates 1 in 88 Children in the US Identified as Having Autism Spectrum Disorder

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 1 in 88 children in the United States has been identified as having an ASD, according to a new study released today that looked at data from 14 communities. Autism spectrum disorders are almost five times more common among boys than girls ? with 1 in 54 boys identified.

 
 

5/8/2009

ITAC: Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities

Funded by cooperative agreement from the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, ITAC is one of two technical assistance centers working with programs funded under the Combating Autism Act.

 
 

4/3/2009

Talking in Color: Imaging Helps Social Skills

People with autism are known for unknowingly dominating conversations. But what if they could visualize conversations in real time in the hope of learning to balance the dialogue?

 
 
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