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The Act Early Ambassadors from the Northeast States have news to share on the Northeast Regional Developmental Screening, Referral and Response Conference scheduled on May 21 and May 22 in Hartford, CT. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to exchange national and state information on early identification, developmental screening, referral and response strategies and time for state teams to enhance state autism plans. Each state invited up to fourteen stakeholders committed to early identification, developmental screening, and referral and response activities. Breakout sessions are woven in to the agenda to allow time for state teams to gather and identify two to four strategies and outcomes to enhance their state autism plan.
Today, the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) officially announced American Airlines has come on board as a Tour Partner of America's Disability Rights Museum on Wheels (DRMW), the country's first disability rights mobile museum.
Danny Ricci serves as a summer 2015 projects intern at the Association of University Centers on Disabilities. Danny assists with various tasks throughout the office as necessary, but is especially interested in the area of how public policy created through executive and legislative means affects disability rights.