Congratulations 2018-2019 AUCD Emerging Leaders!
A message from one of the AUCD Emerging Leaders Interns on the left as you complete your traineeship.
We are so inspired and excited to see how you all will continue your dedication to center disabled people and people with disabilities in all of your work. Don't forget that the AUCD Emerging Leaders Community will always be your professional home -- where you can learn about the issues, connect with others, get involved, and grow as a leader.
On behalf of AUCD, we thank Shayla and Nell for their tremendous contributons to the Community and the AUCD network!
CT LEND Students Sign Bill with CT Governor to Enhance Communication Between First Responders and Children and Adults with Disabilities
The UConn UCEDD staff and LEND students were invited to a bill signing of HB 7000 (PA 19-147) with Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont. Governor Lamont praised the students and UCEDD for all the work they had done on the bill. Governor Lamont told the students how proud they should be for making a real difference in the world for the disability community. Representative Linehan, who met with the LEND students at the Capitol, worked with them on enhancing the UConn UCEDD's Emergency Preparation Flipbook to include a communication aid that would enhance communication between first responders and children and adults with disabilities.Continue reading...
Kansas LEND faculty "hit the road" bringing services and training to rural parts of Kansas. As part of our mission to improve access to care and build capacity, LEND faculty drove a CARE-A-Van nearly 800 miles from Kansas City to Garden City and Hays, Kansas. While there, the team worked closely with local school districts and providers to conduct autism and developmental evaluations.Continue reading...