ABLE Basics: How it Works

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Location: Webinar

This webinar will inform self-advocates, family members, and other interested individuals about the basics of ABLE accounts.

Continuing Education for UCEDDs

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Location: Webinar

This webinar will address the Continuing Education UCEDD core function. This is the second installment of the eight-part Coffee and TA series, addressing the UCEDD core functions as categorized in NIRS.

FY 2019 NIRS Roll-out Webinar

Monday, August 6, 2018
Location: Webinar

This webinar introduced UCEDD, LEND, DBP, PPC, and LEAH Directors and Data Coordinators to the changes made in the FY 2019 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, participants were provided live demonstrations of all recently updated features and had opportunities to ask questions.

Interdisciplinary Pre-Service Preparation for UCEDDs without a LEND or Training Grant

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: Webinar

This webinar will address interdisciplinary pre-service preparation and will be focusing on universities without a LEND programs. This is the first installment of the eight-part Coffee and TA series, addressing the UCEDD core functions as categorized in NIRS.

2018 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Location: Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University

The TA Institute provides an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs. Registration Deadline for the 2018 TA Institute and UCEDD Directors' Retreat is March 13

Guidance for UCEDD Carryover Requests and No-Cost Extensions

Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Location: Webinar

ACL grant management specialist LaDeva Harris will present and discuss guidance for UCEDDs requesting carryover of funds into a subsequent budget year. Celia Feinstein, Executive Director of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University and AUCD Board of Directors Immediate Past-President, will address common errors and pitfalls in carryover request submissions.

FY 2018 NIRS Roll-out Webinar

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Location: Webinar

This webinar will introduce participants to the changes made in the FY 2018 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, participants will be provided live demonstrations of all recently updated features and have opportunities to ask questions.

AUCD Leadership Academy

Sunday, June 25, 2017
Location: Atlanta, Georgia

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in partnership with the Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University (GSU) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the inaugural AUCD LEADERSHIP ACADEMY. The academy will be held on the downtown GSU campus in Atlanta, Georgia on June 25-30, 2017.

2017 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

The 2017 UCEDD Directors Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

UCEDD Grants Management Series: Negotiating UCEDD-University Agreements

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Location: Webinar

The UCEDD core grant application must include documentation that the UCEDD has a written agreement, MOU, or charter with the university; this is noted in the scoring criteria section of the UCEDD core grant application guidance. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how MOUs are negotiated, the Sonoran UCEDD's experience in developing their MOU, and will provide ample opportunity for discussion about strategies and recommendations regarding development of MOUs.

UCEDD Grants Management: Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding

Monday, July 11, 2016
Location: Facilitated Discusion

AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. One commonality centers share is funding; centers all have their core funding and are required to leverage funds. The question is, how do you allocate those funds and maximize relationships with funders to effectively support your center's infrastructure, activities, and development? This discussion forum on "Supporting New Initiatives Without Dedicated Funding," will provide an opportunity for UCEDD Directors and business managers to engage in open dialogue to inform and support their efforts at their respective UCEDDs.

UCEDD Grants Management Series: Needs Assessment for UCEDD Core Grant

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Location: Webinar

AUCD presents a series of TA activities addressing UCEDD grant management. Topics include preparing and reporting on the core grant application, leveraging funds, university support, and more. The UCEDD core grant application must be based on data-driven strategic planning, per 45 CFR 1388.5(c)(2). State- or Territory-wide needs assessments typically inform this strategic planning process and are discussed in the "Problem Statement" section of the UCEDD core grant application. This webinar will present results of a network-wide survey of how needs assessments are implemented, the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities' experience in conducting their needs assessment, and will provide significant opportunity for discussion. See relevant materials on the event page.

2016 UCEDD Leadership Institute

Sunday, June 26, 2016
Location: Newark, DE

To better support the development of leaders for the UCEDD network, AUCD is partnering with The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities (NLCDD) at the University of Delaware, of which AUCD is a Founding Partner, to offer the fifth UCEDD Leadership Development Institute.

How Infographics Can Enhance Your Communications Strategy

Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Location: Webinar

We are constantly seeking ways to best connect the content we develop, particularly research findings, with targeted audiences. It can often be difficult to translate scholarly work in a way that is impactful and accessible to the general public. The utilization of infographics is one compelling way to support dissemination objectives. This webinar discussed what infographics are, why they are important, and how communicators can take advantage of this effective approach.

2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute

Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington VA

The 2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.