NCEDC Webinar: Self-Advocacy Online & Research Translation: Fuller Participation for Individuals with ID/DDThursday, August 29, 2013
Self-Advocacy Online is an educational and networking website for teens and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It is a place to find accessible information on current topics in self-advocacy. Key areas of the site include a listing of self-advocacy groups, a video story wall, an online learning center, and research studies translated into accessible documents.
This presentation will explore this issue using data from 2 longitudinal samples of US children. The findings have important implications for how developmental services should be configured. This talk is geared toward MCH professionals who work with young children at risk for developmental difficulties.
UCEDDs continue to explore different approaches for enhancing meaningful participation of their CACs. Some states report a disconnect between the efforts of the CAC and the work of the UCEDD. This webinar provides an opportunity for UCEDDs and CAC members to share some innovative practices and strategies that have been found useful in enhancing the effectiveness of CACs.
Location: Newark, DE
The Institute is a week long intensive executive development program, focused on new UCEDD directors as well as Assistant Directors, Program Directors and others in UCEDDs who, in the opinion of the UCEDDs leadership, demonstrate both potential and willingness to assume senior leadership roles in the UCEDD network.
Location: Bethesda, MD
These meetings 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.
Strategies to Incorporate the Voices of People with Significant Disabilities in UCEDD Information-Gathering and OperationsThursday, February 14, 2013
This webinar presented strategies for more inclusive evaluations and assessments from a UCEDD implementing these strategies. The webinar also included a presentation on the values and tools from person-centered planning that can inform inclusive information-gathering.
AUCD is hosting this webinar to discuss the new UCEDD Annual Report template and clarify any outstanding questions.
This webinar provided guidance to UCEDDs on preparing their core grant application.
Research demonstrates that cultural and social capital are important levers in both transition education and the pursuit of equity across diverse groups of people. In this presentation, specific types of cultural and social capital relevant to special education was identified, their potential to impact positive postschool outcomes explained, and the implications for research and practice that take into consideration culture and diversity as complex, interactional variables was discussed.
This webinar was for people planning or thinking about applying for the Self-Advocacy Organizational Development grants.
Webinar: The Perceptions of Past and Current UCEDD Directors on Transitioning in and out of the Role of UCEDD DirectorThursday, September 6, 2012
This webinar will present findings from a series of interviews of UCEDD Directors who have retired or left their program in the past five years and of Directors who have stepped into those positions in that same period.
AIDD and AUCD presented information related to final reporting and close-out procedures for the UCEDD core grant. There was an opportunity for discussion with participants, and the webinar was recorded and archived.
This webinar described efforts by consortia of states to develop both regular assessments in which most students with disabilities will participate and alternate assessments based on alternate achievement standards for students with significant cognitive disabilities
UCEDD 5-year Planning Meeting with ADD at AUCD 2011Monday, November 7, 2011
Location: Crystal City, VA
UCEDD Director Transition: Successful Strategies for Supporting UCEDD Staff and Search Committee MembersTuesday, September 27, 2011
This webinar provided an overview of the importance of planning for transitions as well as the most recent technical assistance activities around UCEDD Director transitions. In response to requests across the network AUCD completed a series of interviews with middle- and upper-management at UCEDDs who have recently experienced director transition. Successful themes and trends determined from these interviews were presented during the webinar. This webinar also presented the recently completed transition guide created by a workgroup of UCEDD leaders to inform university search practices for UCEDD directors.