AUCD Welcomes New Staff

AUCD is pleased to welcome several new and talented staff to our Central Office! We are excited about the expertise they bring and the contributions we are confident they'll make in working for the network and people with disabilities.



White House Honors Disability Employment Champions of Change

Ten people from across the country were honored as Disability Employment Champions of Change at the White House on October 14, 2014 for their efforts to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.



Defense Department Working to Hire More People with Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is taking steps to become a model employer of people with disabilities. Its new director of disability programs, Randy Cooper, is leading a department-wide effort to hire more people with disabilities, including troops wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Public Policy


AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers employment, school bullying, civil rights, the Disability Treaty, and transportation.


AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers appropriations, IDEA, child care, the Disability Treaty, and Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act.


AUCD Legislative News In Brief

This issue covers federal budget projections, accessibility in Medicare and Medicaid, Higher Education Act, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, family support, and veterans mental health.



2014 AUCD Conference

2014 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

The 2014 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.

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2014 TASH Conference - Be the Future

2014 TASH Conference - Be the Future  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Location: Washington, DC

For more than 38 years, the TASH Conference has impacted the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders in the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.

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2015 LEND Directors and LEND/DBP Directors Strategic Thinking Meetings  Copy to Calendar

Friday, January 23, 2015
9:00amET - 4:30pmET
Location: Washington, DC

These meetings allow LEND & DBP Directors to exchange information and best practices; to identify and address specific interdisciplinary and disciplinary training needs; and to foster increased cross-program coordination and collaboration.

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