Tuesdays with Liz - Voting

It's National Disability Voter Registration Week ! Learn all about overcoming voting barriers for people with disabilities with Liz. Liz discusses how to get to the polls and how early voting might be the right option for you. Watch the video and make sure you are registered. Additional information can be found on AUCD's voting factsheet





Haben Girma to Speak at AUCD2019

Haben Girma will speak at this year's AUCD2019 opening plenary panel along with other leaders in the disability space, to discuss her lived experience, what leading change together means to her, and how we can elevate the conversation around the rights of people with disabilities and their families to bring about change.



New Factsheet on Survivor Justice Is Disability Justice

Schools Must Protect Students with Disabilities from Sexual Harassment.

The National Women's Law Center (NWLC), National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), and National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) are excited to release our joint fact sheet in honor of the 47th anniversary of Title IX.


AUCD Webinars

APHA Disability Section Webinar: Disability and Measurement

APHA Disability Section Webinar: Disability and Measurement  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

The conceptualization of disability has grown recently and with that, what how we measure different constructs related to individuals with disabilities has grown as well. This webinar gives an overview of disability and measurement as it relates to health and provides some new avenues to explore.

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FY 2020 NIRS Roll-out Webinar

FY 2020 NIRS Roll-out Webinar  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

This webinar introduces UCEDD, LEND, DBP, PPC, and LEAH Directors and Data Coordinators to the changes made in the FY 2020 iteration of NIRS. During the webinar, participants will be provided live demonstrations of all recently updated features and will have opportunities to ask questions.

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Public Policy


Tuesdays with Liz: Voting

You can VOTE! Learn all about overcoming voting barriers for people with disabilities with Liz. Liz discusses how to get to the polls and how early voting might be the right option for you.


Autism CARES Act of 2019: Mark Up

The Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support (CARES) Act of 2019 (H.R.1058) will be a part of the Health Subcommittee markup on Thursday, July 11. This is a critical next step in the reauthorization process.


Tuesdays with Liz: Ivanova Smith Shares Her LEND Story

Ivanova Smith shares her experience with the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) programs, which are funded through the Autism CARES Act. The act is up for renewal by Congress and needs to be reauthorized or renewed by September 30 the end of 2019 in order to continue to provide funding for programs like LEND. Join Ivanova and Liz in educating members of Congress about the importance of LEND and CARES.




PacRim2020  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 2, 2020 - Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Location: Honolulu, HI

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Center on Disability Studies, in the College of Education, is accepting presentation proposals to be featured at the 35th Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability & Diversity at the Hawaii Convention Center, March 2-3, 2020. Submissions are being accepted from June 1, 2019-December 1, 2019 at www.pacrim.hawaii.edu.

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