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News

 

2/23/2021

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Joins National COVID-19 Network to Build Resilience Against Pandemic Among the Disability Community

Nearly 40 national partner organizations band together to bring communities culturally appropriate information and health services.

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) joined Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)'s National COVID-19 Resiliency Network (NCRN) of partners to inform community-driven response, recovery, and resiliency strategies for addressing the impact of COVID-19 on communities. In response to the needs of the disability community, we have established a communications strategy to support the development of linguistically and culturally competent messaging and materials by representing plain language as an accessible format and bringing awareness of COVID-19 vaccine information

 
 

2/23/2021

Share your story!

AUCD 50th Anniversary

Do you have an interesting image, video or story that relates to AUCD's history? We are calling on persons with disabilities, our network centers, and affiliated partners to share stories related to your and AUCD's past. These can be important milestones, celebrations and hallmark moments that impacted people with disabilities and their families. AUCD will feature some of this content at the Virtual Gala and in other ways throughout the year as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary.

 
 

2/22/2021

OR Institute on Development & Disability Supports COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics

The Institute on Development & Disability at Oregon Health & Science University is working with our broader OHSU health system and community partners including Port of Portland, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) and the local Red Cross to offer a drive through vaccination site for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

 
 
 

Policy

 

2/22/2021

Disability Policy News

AUCD, Disability Policy News, every MondayCOVID-19 Relief, COVID-19 Vaccine, Biden-Harris Administration, Transportation, Voting Rights, Healthcare.gov, Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD Disability Policy Fellowship

 
 

2/16/2021

Disability Policy News

AUCD, Disability Policy News, every MondayAction Alert: #MedicaidCantWait Day of Action, COVID-19 Relief, COVID-19 Vaccine, Biden-Harris Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Impeachment, U.S. Department of Education, Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD Disability Policy Fellowship

 
 

2/9/2021

AUCD Policy Fellowship 2021

The purpose of the Fellowship is to provide significant experiences in national level activities related to policy and legislative development, advocacy, program development, technical assistance, and AUCD administration. The Fellowship in Disability Policy is envisioned as a mutually beneficial arrangement between the Fellow, the Fellows community, and the AUCD central office.

 
 
 

AUCD Webinars

"Learn the Signs. Act Early." as a Tool to Strengthen Early Childhood Systems  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 25, 2021
Location: Zoom

This quarter's Act Early Network Webinar will feature the National Institute for Children's Health Quality (NICHQ) alongside four states representing the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network (ECCS CoIIN). ECCS CoIIN is a multiyear initiative to improve early childhood systems in twelve states to increase age-appropriate developmental skills among 3-year-old children and reduce developmental disparities.

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Disability Inclusion and Emergency Preparedness: AUCD, ASTHO and NACCHO Partnership and Collaboration

Disability Inclusion and Emergency Preparedness: AUCD, ASTHO and NACCHO Partnership and Collaboration  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, February 25, 2021
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Location: Zoom Webinar

Join this webinar to hear from three CDC sister grantees that are coordinating to include people with disabilities in emergency preparedness! The webinar will feature updates from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)'s Prepared4ALL initiative of the National Center on Disability Inclusion and Emergency Preparedness, along with strategies for connecting with state and local public health officials in the COVID-19 response and beyond. Partners from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) will share updates on disability inclusion efforts, including regional and local approaches.

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NIDILRR Current and Upcoming Funding Opportunities

NIDILRR Current and Upcoming Funding Opportunities  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 3, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET
Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar, sponsored by AUCD's Council on Research and Evaluation (CORE) was organized for those interested in the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) funding opportunities. It is the first of a series of CORE webinars to strengthen knowledge of research funding opportunities across the AUCD network.Phil Beatty, Director of the Office of Research Sciences, NIDILRR will provide insights into the range of NIDILRR current and upcoming funding opportunities. Bring your questions for a Q&A session at the end of his presentation.

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AIR-P Presents: Using Autism Research to Inform Policy: Successes, Lessons, and Challenges

AIR-P Presents: Using Autism Research to Inform Policy: Successes, Lessons, and Challenges  Copy to Calendar

Monday, March 15, 2021
4:00 p.m.
Location: Zoom Webinar

This webinar presents results and lessons learned from nearly a decade of autism research aimed at informing policy to improve the lives of youth and adults on the autism spectrum. We will discuss how the work of the Life Course Outcomes Research Program and the Policy and Analytics Center at the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute have informed policy at the local, state, national and international levels. We will also outline the process and considerations necessary for creating effective information dissemination environments and partnerships, provide examples of useful tools for designing for dissemination, and guide a discussion of continued challenges.

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Introduction to Data Visualization and Infographic Development

Introduction to Data Visualization and Infographic Development  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
4pm - 5pm ET
Location: Zoom

This interactive workshop introduces data visualization, including a step-by-step process and tips to creating an accessible infographic. Participants will gain basic skills and understand the utility of infographics to make data more accessible. Participants are encouraged to bring infographics to contribute to discussion. After the presentation, participants should be able to apply their knowledge by synthesizing data into a simple narrative and design their own infographic.

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2021 AUCD for All Gala

Association of University Center on Disabilities AUCD for All Celebrarting 50 Years

April 14, 2021
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