Disability Community Events

 

Below is a running list of events of general disability community events.  If you have an event you would like considered for this page, please contact AUCD.
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Upcoming Disability Community Events

Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Location: online course

Think Cultural Health is pleased to announce the release of the Cultural Competency Program for Oral Health Professionals (CCPOHP), a free e-learning program that offers information and knowledge about cultural and linguistic competency specifically for oral health professionals, such as dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants. The CCPOHP is a 3-course program that will offer eligible oral health professionals the opportunity to gain up to six continuing education credits at no cost to them.

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Deaf Studies and Culture Online Courses  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Friday, August 15, 2014
Location: Online

Interested in obtaining an undergraduate or graduate degree in Deaf Studies? Gallaudet University is irrefutably the world's expert on American Sign Language and deaf studies. Having a rich history of being a leader in deaf education for over a hundred years, as well as being the premier educational institution that identified ASL as a true and independent language, it is clear that if you're interested in studying either ASL or the study of deaf people and deaf communities, Gallaudet University is the place. For more information contact Undergraduate Admissions at admissions.office@gallaudet.edu or Graduate Admissions at graduate.school@gallaudet.edu.

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Online Graduate Certificate Program: Positive Behavior Support (FL UCEDD)  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The University of South Florida and the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities offer a fully online Graduate Certificate in Positive Behavior Support (PBS). This 12 credit hour course of study prepares individuals from mental health, school psychology, school administration, education, early education, and social work to be effective members of the school, early childhood, or individual support team implementing PBS. The program includes classes focused on providing consultation and guiding collaboration, implementing school-wide PBS, addressing behavior challenges in young children, and intensive individualized interventions. For more information visit http://pbs.cbcs.usf.edu.

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M.S. in Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health, Concentration in Developmental Disabilities - FULLY ONLINE!  Copy to Calendar

Friday, June 6, 2014 - Friday, June 5, 2015

The FCIC and University of South Florida announce a fully online Master of Science degree in Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health with a concentration in Developmental Disabilities starting Spring 2015! This degree prepares professionals to understand, apply, and evaluate systems, policy, and evidence-based practices for children and adolescents with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. Participants may apply for either a thesis or applied track. For more information on the program and to apply, visit our website http://cabh.cbcs.usf.edu.

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Reinventing Quality 2014: Ensuring Quality in Rapidly Changing Times

Reinventing Quality 2014: Ensuring Quality in Rapidly Changing Times  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Location: Baltimore, MD

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SPHARC State Grantee Peer-to-Peer Exchange: Screening and Beyond: Improving Systems for Developmental Screening and Early Identification  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The August SPHARC Peer-to-Peer will take place in Maryland and will be hosted by the Maryland State Autism Grantee team. The Peer-to-Peer is designed to develop skills and build the capacity of State Autism Grantees to be prepared to address emerging MCH issues as they apply to Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs. One of the technical assistance areas identified by current grantees is improving screening and early identification.

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AACPDM 2014: 68th Annual Meeting

AACPDM 2014: 68th Annual Meeting  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Saturday, September 13, 2014
Location: San Diego, CA

Are you ready "To Boldy Go..."? You're invited to the AACPDM 68th Annual Meeting, held in San Diego, CA. The meeting will provide bold opportunities throughout the program for you to explore new frontiers, both academically and socially.

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Maternal-Child Health Conference 2014

Maternal-Child Health Conference 2014  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: Indianapolis, IN

These one-day seminars and the two-day conference feature top professionals in the perinatal field. Aimed at the experienced perinatal professional, including: nurses, childbirth educators, lactation consultants, doulas, midwives, and more; this event offers different levels of clinical skills, trending information, and so much more. We are excited to provide two full days that will connect you with some of the best in the maternal-child health field as well as give you a chance to network and meet colleagues from all aspects of perinatal work.

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The Arc's 2014 National Convention

The Arc's 2014 National Convention  Copy to Calendar

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Thursday, October 2, 2014
Location: New Orleans, LA

You are invited to enjoy the classic Southern city of New Orleans with The Arc as we network, learn and lead the movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities into the future. The Arcs annual National Convention is set for September 30 through October 2 in New Orleans, LA with more than 600 people who share your passion for disability issues.

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2014 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference

2014 Self Advocates Becoming Empowered Conference  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - Sunday, October 12, 2014
Location: Oklahoma City, OK

The conference theme "The Sooner We're Equal the Better," not only shows our pride as the Sooner State, but it also describes the efforts of self-advocates across America and the globe to enjoy the same rights as any citizen in any community while striving to live independent and fulfilling lives

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14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology Showcase

14th Annual Coleman Institute National Conference on Cognitive Disability and Technology and Coleman Institute and ANCOR Technology Showcase  Copy to Calendar

Thursday, October 9, 2014
Location: Broomfield, CO

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HCBS Conference

HCBS Conference  Copy to Calendar

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - Saturday, October 18, 2014

This conference showcases innovative national, federal, state and local delivery and policy developments vital for assuring that Americans of all ages and abilities receive the highest quality community living supports, care, and services possible.

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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 AMCHP Conference: United to Build Healthier Communities

2015 AMCHP Conference: United to Build Healthier Communities  Copy to Calendar

Saturday, January 24, 2015 - Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Location: Washington, DC

The AMCHP Annual Conference is the ideal venue to present your ideas, research, innovative programming, best practices, and effective outreach strategies to MCH and other public health practitioners, directors of state programs, federal officials, advocates, family leaders, researchers and health care providers.

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Events

2014 AUCD Conference  Copy to Calendar
Saturday, November 8, 2014 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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