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Show your AUCD pride by purchasing the 2015 trainee-designed t-shirt! It's perfect for the Disability Policy Seminar and local Center events. Many thanks to the 20+ people who submitted designs, and congratulations to Angela from Westchester, NY and Brandon from Iowa for contributing to the winning design.
This new brief in the Policy Research Brief series is the second on poverty and disability. Its purpose is to provide an in-depth national and state understanding about poverty and disability by investigating how people with disabilities in poverty fare in the labor force and employment, compared to those without disabilities.
New Resource from the Maine UCEDD and Speaking Up for Us: Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide
The University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (ME UCEDD) and Speaking Up for Us, Maine�s Self-Advocacy Network; have collaborated on a new free resource, Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide. The checklist is a 15-page accessible PDF and is designed to help any person, group, or organization plan a meeting or conference that is inclusive and welcoming for everyone. It offers helpful suggestions in many areas of event planning, including choosing a location, using respectful language for registration questions about accommodations, and tips on refreshments and meals. Its purpose is to provide practical recommendations that promote meaningful participation for everyone. The checklist may be completed electronically or printed and filled out by hand.