Image of of the map of the United Sates with AUCD for All overlapped

AUCD Network Leadership in Civil Rights: Stories from Around the Country
Select a pin on the online map to read one of the many examples of how AUCD network members across the country and territories lift up civil rights and social justice for people with disabilities and their families. 

 
 

Public Policy

 

Tuesdays with Liz: It's Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month!

March is Developmental Disabilities (DD) Awareness Month. Liz goes over what that means and the types of discrimination a person with a developmental disability can face.

 
 

Tuesdays with Liz: Autism CARES Act Reauthorization

Tune in as Liz goes over what the Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support (CARES) Act is and why it's so important that Congress reauthorize it.

 
 

Tuesdays with Liz: Shelly Christensen Talks Inclusion in the Jewish Community

In recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, Liz chats with Shelly Christensen about her new book, 'From Longing to Belonging: A Practical Guide to Including People with Disabilities and Mental Health Conditions in Your Faith Community', the intersection of Jewish and disability identities, and the importance of belonging and inclusion.

 
 
 

Events

2019 AUCD Leadership Academy

2019 AUCD Leadership Academy  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019
Location: Atlanta GA

The AUCD Leadership Academy is a week-long program designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from the disability network to build coalitions to improve systems of supports and services. The Leadership Academy seeks participants from UCEDDs, LENDs, and their disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development. Participants will engage with their cohort, Academy staff, local coaches, and national allies in the year following the experience. The Academy will focus on the exploration of shared values and commitments to civil and human rights, assessments of personal and leadership strengths, skills in building partnerships to achieve collective impact, and establishing personal and professional leadership goals.

Read More >

AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Monday, June 24, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
Location: Twin Cities, MN

The 143rd AAIDD Annual Meeting will provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, students and advocates to learn about innovations in our field that are being translated and implemented on a grander scale. Through knowledge translation we can change practices and policies through effectively communicating our research and creating change at all levels. In a political climate that is complex and dynamic, it is important to remain relevant through the thoughtful translation of our knowledge.

Read More >

 
 
 

Learn about AUCD

 
 

AUCD for All 2019 Gala

AUCD for All 2019 Gala

 
 

AUCD Annual Report 2018

AUCD 2018 Annual Report

 
 

AUCD Supports

HCBS Advocacy logo