Events

 

AUCD lists events within its network of member programs and throughout the wider disability community. If you would like to submit an event for inclusion on our website please send a description that includes the name of the event, date, location, a brief summary of the event, and contact information to [email protected].

 
 

Newly Posted Events

Sex Talk for Self-Advocates Webinar #7: Marriage

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Join the AUCD Sexual Health Special Interest Group for Sex Talk for Self-Advocates Webinar #7: Marriage on August 12, 2020 from 2:00 - 3:30pm EST. Our expert hosts of sexuality educators and self-advocates have invited a panel to discuss questions and topics related to marriage for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This webinar is part of an on-going series that addresses self-advocate questions about relationships and sexuality.

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2020 LEND Directors Meeting

2020 LEND Directors Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Monday, August 3, 2020 - Tuesday, August 4, 2020
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Eastern
Location: Virtual Zoom Platform

The meeting will be hosted by AUCD's Interdisciplinary Technical Assistance Center on Autism and Developmental Disabilities (ITAC), with funding support from MCHB. Participants are asked to complete a pre-meeting survey on new and emerging technical assistance needs of LEND programs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Survey results will be used to plan an interactive session on meeting TA needs during the LEND Directors Meeting.

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Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired: People of Color, Disabilities, and Mental Health

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Thursday, July 23, 2020
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
Location: Webinar

Register for the upcoming Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities National Training Center webinar! This webinar will explore the unique intersection of disability, mental health, and people of color. People of color experience higher rates of disability and mental health conditions, but often face decreased access to care and other co-occurring health disparities. This presentation will highlight these inequities and discuss how we can work towards eliminating these disparities and becoming stronger allies for people of color. Presenterd by Morenike Giwa Onaiwu.

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National Disability Voter Registration Week

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Monday, July 13, 2020 - Friday, July 17, 2020
Location: Online

In 2020, over 35 million eligible voters will be people with disabilities, according to Rutgers University. That figure jumps to over 62 million eligible voters when you add in family members in the same household. Millions of others are connected to disability in work and community. AUCD is excited to join partners across the disability community working to increase the political power of people with disabilities by sharing resources and getting folks registered to vote. This National Disability Voter Registration Week is part of our plans to continuously share information and resources up to Election Day 2020.

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