News

 

2/4/2016

Aggies on the spectrum (TX UCEDD)

Students, staff seek to create new club for Autistic Adults

A new student organization is paving the way for students with autism to have their voices represented on campus.

 
 

2/2/2016

AUCD Welcomes New Staffer Sarah Peterson

MCH Project Manager

Sarah Peterson, MSW, is a new Project Manager on the MCH team at AUCD, and brings a wealth of experience in disability issues.

 
 
 

Public Policy

 

Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All - Kruti Acharya, MD

Tuesday's with Liz: Disability Policy for All is back after the 2016 Blizzard! Liz Weintraub, AUCD's advocacy specialist, interviews Kruti Acharya, MD (LEND Director at the Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois) on the importance of including family members and self-advocates in the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) programs. In case you missed last week's edition, Liz interviewed Tia Nelis (Self-Advocacy Specialist at the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health, University of Illinois) on why self-advocates should be part of the LEND programs.

 
 

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every Monday

New White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities, executive actions on solitary confinement, and more

 
 

Tuesdays with Liz - Snow Day

Tuesday with Liz: Disability Policy for All is currently snowed under, but you can always watch previous episodes. What's your favorite?

 
 
 

Events

Systemwide Solutions for Developmental-Behavioral Concerns

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join to learn more about how leaders in health, education, and social service sectors can boldly address our nation's capacity crisis in a system-wide manner.

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Education for All: An Evening with AUCD

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Location: The Carnegie Library- 801 K Street, NW, Washington

Education for All: An Evening with AUCD will be the first of what will be an annual celebration honoring the AUCD network's accomplishments and, more importantly, the millions of people with disabilities who benefit from them. On March 2nd, we will shine the spotlight on our impact promoting inclusive disability policies and improving education outcomes for children and youth with disabilities.

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2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - Friday, March 4, 2016
Location: Key Bridge Marriott, Arlington VA

The 2016 UCEDD Director's Retreat and TA Institute provide an opportunity for UCEDD leaders to network, meet with their federal project officers, and learn of new initiatives, national trends, and other information vital to the administration of the UCEDD programs.

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