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12/4/2016

Photos from the AUCD 2016 Conference

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Senator Casey speaking at the AUCD 2016 Conference

Senators Casey & Hatch Introduce the "Respond, Innovate, Succeed, and Empower Act of 2016"

Sen. Casey speaks at the AUCD Conference immediately before introducing bill in the Senate

With Congress poised to begin efforts to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, the introduction of the RISE Act signals that students with disabilities will be part of the effort to increase access to postsecondary education and their needs will be addressed.

 
 

Tuesdays with Liz: Paulina Larenas

This week's edition of Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All Liz interviews Paulina Larenas, DREAM Fund recipient, about Latino families and her dream for her daughter with developmental disabilities. In case you missed last week's episode, Liz celebrated the 100th episode of TWL! To celebrate this milestone, Sara Luterman, communication assistant at AUCD, interviewed Liz Weintraub, advocacy specialist about her thoughts and dreams for Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All.

 
 

Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayCongress has returned for its Lame Duck session; Tom Price nominated for HHS; Passage of 21st Century Cure; ESSA Guidance; AUCD Conference; and more

 
 
 

Events

2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium & State of the Science Conference

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Monday, February 13, 2017 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Location: Washington, DC

The State-of-the-Science Conference under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) will be held February 13, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington DC. This conference, Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice, will discuss data collection strategies in the morning sessions and practical applications of disability data in the afternoon. Will be to bring together scientists, administrators and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.

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