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8/22/2016

SEANET Student Interns Gather Data on Invasive Green Crabs (Maine UCEDD)

The Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (ME UCEDD), with funding from Maine EPSCoR/Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network (SEANET), is partnering with the Community Environmental Health Laboratory (CEHL) at MDI Biological Laboratory to train and engage middle/high school students with disabilities from coastal Hancock County in intertidal census work. CEHL works to identify and help remedy threats to public health and water quality on and around Mount Desert Island. Enrolled students are offered paid internships and receive training in the identification of invasive species, such as green crabs; data collection and data management. Student interns, superv

 
 
 

Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The National Autism Data Center: Building Gauges to Measure National Progress on Transition Outcomes  Copy to Calendar
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET
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The Use of Social Media to Enhance Communication and Dissemination  Copy to Calendar
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Early Childhood Workforce Development  Copy to Calendar
Wednesday, September 7, 2016
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Public Policy

 

Tuesdays with Liz - Melody Stevens, CCD

During this week's edition of Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All, Liz interviews Melody Stevens from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the current state of Zika. In case you missed last week's edition, Liz interviewed Shannon Haworth (AUCDs Public Health Program Manager) about the Public Health Workforce Competencies.

 
 

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every Monday

Congress returns next week; continuing resolution likely; ADA and WIOA Rules are published; Tuesday's interview with CDC regarding Zika

 
 

Tuesdasys with Liz - Shannon Haworth

During this week's edition of Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All, Liz interviews Shannon Hayworth, AUCD's Senior Public Health Program Manager, about the Public Health Workforce Competencies.

 
 
 

Events

2016 Joint Training Meeting:

2016 Joint Training Meeting: "From Intention to Action: Responding to Diversity through a Change Lens"  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
1:00pm ET - 4:00pm ET
Location: Online

This annual meeting is an opportunity for Division of Maternal and Child Health Workforce Development (DMCHWD) grantees to come together around topics of mutual relevance and increase their knowledge of innovative training methods. It is hosted by AUCD's Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC).

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2016 Southwest Conference on Disability

2016 Southwest Conference on Disability  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - Friday, October 7, 2016
Location: Albuquerque, NM

Join us in Albuquerque for the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability, October 4 - 7, 2016 during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The conference theme for 2016 is: Reducing Disparities For People With Disabilities Through Systems Change.

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16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology

16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 6, 2016
Location: Broomfield, CO

On October 6, 2016, the Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities will proudly host its 16th Annual Conference on Cognitive Disabilities and Technology in Broomfield, CO. Join innovators engaged in working with Cognitive Disabilities and Technology in a Conference designed to inform about recent advances in the field and stimulate conversations about future developments.

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