2020 Emerging Leaders Welcome Webinar

2020 Emerging Leaders Welcome Webinar

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Location: Webinar

Welcome to the AUCD network, 2020-2021 Trainees! On Tuesday, September 29, you will learn more about how you could get connect and get involved with the AUCD network. The AUCD Emerging Leaders Interns, Kiki and Jessica, are excited to actively engage with you all to share resources and opportunities to help you make the most out of your traineeship!

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2020 AUCD Emerging Leaders End of the Year Webinar: Launching Your Life After Training

2020 AUCD Emerging Leaders End of the Year Webinar: Launching Your Life After Training

Friday, May 15, 2020
Location: Webinar

Join us for a celebration of your achievements and a lesson on launching your life after training! AUCD's Emerging Leaders Interns, Meghan and Jazmin will demonstrate how to market your LEND, UCEDD, DBP or IDDR training for professional growth, stress the importance of staying connected with the EL Community, and share ways to get involved with the AUCD network-your professional home!

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Making Lifelong Connections

Making Lifelong Connections

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - Friday, April 3, 2020
Location: Nashville, TN

https://mchbmakinglifelongconnections.wordpress.com/
A National Maternal and Child Health Training This is an interactive career development and networking opportunity within the Maternal and Child Health Community and is open to all current and former trainees from MCHB funded training programs. Applications will be accepted through 11pm EST January 15th, 2020.

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AUCD Offers 3 Virtual Policy Events

AUCD Offers 3 Virtual Policy Events

Monday, March 23, 2020 - Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Location: Virtual

Are you an Emerging Leader or new to policy advocacy and education? Are you interested in talking more about what's happening in federal policy? Are you ready to connect with your Members of Congress? AUCD is offering 3 virtual policy events, register today!

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2020 Pre-EHDI LEND Workshop

2020 Pre-EHDI LEND Workshop

Sunday, March 8, 2020
Location: Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

This workshop will introduce LEND pediatric audiology trainees to the various challenges associated with effectively serving deaf/hard of hearing children (including those with additional disabilities) from clinical practice and systems perspectives. It is a unique, interactive learning opportunity that brings together trainees and faculty from across the country. The focus will be on shared decision making and journeying with families during transitions.

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New Leadership Opportunity: Council Trainee Representative

New Leadership Opportunity: Council Trainee Representative

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Location: Webinar

Calling all IDDRC, LEND, and UCEDD trainees! Join this webinar to learn about a NEW leadership opportunity! AUCD includes 5 Councils that address emerging trends and issues to facilitate communication across and beyond the AUCD network, including community education, leadership and advocacy, research and evaluation, diversity and inclusion, and interdisciplinary training. This year, one trainee per Council will be selected as a Council Trainee Representative and act as a liaison between the Emerging Leaders Community and the Council.

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2019 Welcome Webinar: Connect and Get Involved with AUCD!

2019 Welcome Webinar: Connect and Get Involved with AUCD!

Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: Webinar

Welcome to the AUCD network, 2019 -2020 Trainees! On Friday, September 27th, we learned more about how you can connect and get involved with the AUCD network. The two AUCD Emerging Leaders Interns, Meghan and Jazmin, were excited to actively engage with you all to share resources and opportunities to help you make the most out of your traineeship! They look forward to getting to know everyone this upcoming year.

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AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

Monday, June 24, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
Location: Twin Cities, MN

http://aaidd.org/education/annual-conference
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.

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2019 AUCD Leadership Academy

2019 AUCD Leadership Academy

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019
Location: Atlanta GA

https://www.aucd.org/template/page.cfm?id=1001
The AUCD Leadership Academy is a week-long program designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from the disability network to build coalitions to improve systems of supports and services. The Leadership Academy seeks participants from UCEDDs, LENDs, and their disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development. Participants will 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.

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Policy Post Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders who attended DPS2019

Policy Post Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders who attended DPS2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Location: Webinar

Join us to learn about next steps after attending the 2019 Disability Policy Seminar. You'll get tips about how to follow up with your policymakers.

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AUCD Conferences

AUCD's Annual Conference

The AUCD Conference brings people together to remember, celebrate, and remind others that all human beings have value, and a right to be included in their communities. In November we will share and learn from one another about ways to create opportunity, access, and equity in education, housing, employment, healthcare, faith communities, transportation, activities, and all aspects of community living. Join us at AUCD as we come together, celebrate our achievements, and to recharge our commitment to achieving inclusive communities!

Visit the AUCD Conference website.

Disability Policy Seminar
The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join AUCD, the Arc, AAIDD, NACDD, SABE, and UCP as we learn about and advocate for access to health care and community living supports, and bedrock civil rights protections. The first 100 days of any new Administration and Congress are key to setting the agenda, and this year, more than ever, we need you in Washington, DC.

Visit the Disability Policy Seminar's website.