AUCD2021: Thank You!

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Thank you to everyone who participated, sponsored, exhibited, and presented at #AUCD2021! We are so glad you joined us for Learning Together: Connecting Research and Lived Experience. Here's a look at our impact.





AUCD2021 Virtual Conference Closing Plenary Cheat Sheet

Did you enjoy hearing from the members of Congress who gave remarks during the closing plenary? We did! Here's a recap of the different bills that that the Congressional speakers addressed in this document.



Build Back Better Act Framework Explainer: What Does It Mean for the Disability Community?

Sara Bivot and Liz Weintraub

On Thursday, October 28, 2021, President Biden released the Build Back Better Act framework (BBB) and corresponding legislative text. This expansive bill covers a wide range of social service needs, supporting direct support professionals (DSPs), health care services, the climate crisis, universal Pre-K, and other essential services. We highlight key parts of the BBB framework that impact people with disabilities and direct support professionals (DSPs) in this document.



Plain Language Fact Sheet on President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan

Sara Bovat, MSW and Liz Weintraub

The latest vaccine guidance continues to be released based on the most up-to-date information. President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan has been updated with the latest vaccine, testing, and mask rules. In this document we answer frequently asked questions about President Biden's COVID-19 Action Plan.


AUCD Webinars

2021 Emerging Leaders Post-Conference Workshop 1: Networking

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021
4:00 - 5:30 pm
Location: Zoom

Networking is a necessary skill for emerging leaders to expand their professional circle. Networking skills are especially needed for professional growth on platforms like LinkedIn. This workshop will teach trainees how to build relationships within the AUCD Network and beyond.

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2021 Emerging Leaders Post-Conference Workshop 2: Storytelling

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
4:00 - 5:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom

Storytelling is an empowering technique to share one's stories and deliver messages. It's often used to amplify the voices of individuals with disabilities, their families, and allies. This strategy uses audio, images, or video to creatively engage with an audience. Workshop participants will learn and apply skills in digital storytelling to communicate their unique experiences as trainees.

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Admin Essentials: Professional Development and Succession Planning

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Monday, December 13, 2021
4:00 - 5:00pm ET
Location: Zoom

This installment of the Admin Essentials Series will focus on professional development and succession planning. We will be joined by content experts Molly Tucker (Training and Advocacy Manager, Georgia State University Center for Leadership in Disability) and Derrick Willis (Director, University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development).

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AIR-P Presents: Health at the Intersection of Autism and Poverty

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Tuesday, December 14, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm ET
Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar outlines findings from our recent National Autism Indicators Report about health and healthcare at the intersections of autism and poverty. Using intersectionality as a conceptual lens, this report leverages population level data to provide a more nuanced description of disparate health and healthcare outcomes among autistic children.

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