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Room to Grow: Journey to Cultural and Linguistic Competency Conference - Expanding Research Horizons in Partnership with Neurodivergent Individuals

Tuesday, September 24, 2024

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM ET

The conference brings national speakers to present on the latest research and practice related to addressing and reducing socially determined health disparities. The Room to Grow conference provides continuing education credits, and features interactive seminars for trainees, residents, students, faculty, administrators and community members.

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2024 Technical Assistance Institute

Monday, August 12, 2024 - Tuesday, August 13, 2024

The TA Institute provides 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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Access Attitude InclUSion 2024 Evidence for Success Disability Conference

IHD Evidence for Success Disability Conference

Monday, June 03, 2024 - Tuesday, June 04, 2024

Join in on the 25th anniversary of the IHD Evidence for Success Disability Conference on June 3-4 at the AAA Diamond Awarded Wild Horse Pass Resort in Chandler, Arizona. This year’s conference features 60 breakout sessions led by nationally known speakers and local experts and a vibrant exhibit hall with over 40 exhibitors. Early registration rates are offered until May 10.

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AUCD Leadership Academy Shaping the future of disability

AUCD Leadership Academy

Sunday, June 02, 2024 - Friday, June 07, 2024

The AUCD Leadership Academy is a week-long intensive experience, paired with a year of pre and post interactions designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from disability networks to build coalitions to improve systems of supports and services. The Leadership Academy engages participants from UCEDDs, LENDs, IDDRCs and the wider community of disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development.

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NIRS Data Coordinator's Quarterly Call (5/30/2024)

NIRS Data Coordinator's Quarterly Call (5/30/2024)

Thursday, May 30, 2024

4:00 PM EST - 5:30 PM EST

This webinar will provide a review of updates to NIRS for the new program reporting year, updates supporting federal reporting requirements, and address recommendations from federal funders and database users to help improve your database experience. These updates will be followed by Q&A and open floor discussion and will be recorded and archived. UCEDD and LEND Data Coordinators are strongly recommended to participate.

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2024 Emerging Leaders End of Year Webinar

2024 Emerging Leaders End of Year Webinar

Thursday, May 16, 2024

3:00 PM EST - 4:00 PM EST

This webinar will celebrate the end of the academic year and share professional development tips with outgoing and continuing trainees in the Emerging Leaders Community, including advice on staying engaged with the AUCD network. Participants will hear from Emerging Leaders Program Manager Mollie Blafer and trainees who held Emerging Leaders leadership roles this year as Interns and Council Trainee Representatives. After this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities to engage with the AUCD network.
  • Understand the importance of staying connected to your training program.
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2024 Annual Disability Statistics Conference: Surveys, Statistics, and Identity

2024 Annual Disability Statistics Conference: Surveys, Statistics, and Identity

Thursday, March 28, 2024

11:00 am - 4:30 pm ET

On Thursday, March 28, 2023 -in a one-day hybrid event in Washington, DC and via Zoom- The Center for Research on Disability will be releasing the Annual Disability Statistics Collection, which fills critical gaps in national, state, and historic data related to people with disabilities by synthesizing complex data from numerous U.S. federal agencies into accessible formats. The Conference will also include two sessions addressing the latest in disability statistics, including survey methods and how disability is defined in national surveys.

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2024 Disability Policy Seminar Orientation and Policy Education 101 Workshop

2024 Disability Policy Seminar Orientation and Policy Education 101 Workshop

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Webinar Description: This workshop helped prepare trainees for the 2024 Disability Policy Seminar taking place from April 8-10, 2024, in Washinton, DC, to learn how to educate policymakers in DC and at home, as well as how to connect their experience and expertise to policy.

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UCEDD Administrative Essentials Webinar: Organizational/Structural Models for UCEDDs

UCEDD Administrative Essentials Webinar: Organizational/Structural Models for UCEDDs

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

The Winter 2024 installment of the Administrative Essentials Series will be an engaging Director-hosted roundtable with a focus on organizational and structural models for UCEDDs. Fellow UCEDD Directors will share insights into their organizational/structural models, staffing patterns, interaction and dynamics between their UCEDD and the LEND/IDDRC, and blending or braiding of funding. Together, we will explore creative strategies and promising practices across the UCEDD Network in this area.

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Data Coordinator Quarterly Call February 28th, 2024

Data Coordinator Quarterly Call February 28th, 2024

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

4:00 PM EST - 5:30 PM EST

This webinar will provide a review of updates to NIRS for the new program reporting year, updates supporting federal reporting requirements, and address recommendations from federal funders and database users to help improve your database experience. These updates will be followed by Q&A and open floor discussion and will be recorded and archived. UCEDD and LEND Data Coordinators are strongly recommended to participate.

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