Press Releases

 

 

9/23/2016

AUCD Statement on Zika Virus

Given that the Zika virus is now spreading locally in the US, a whole cohort of babies may now be born with this virus. "There is an urgent need to educate public health practitioners on developmental monitoring, screening, early identification of issues, and how to speak sensitively with families about their concerns," said Andrew Imparato, Executive Director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

 
 

9/20/2016

AUCD Statement on the Final Report of the Advisory Committee on Increasing Employment for Individuals with Disabilities

The Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities delivered their final report to U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez today. AUCD thanks the Advisory Committee for their hard work and supports the recommendations of the Committee.

 
 

12/2/2015

AUCD Applauds ESSA Passage

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) applauds House passage of the final bipartisan conference report to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the "Every Student Succeeds Act" (S. 1177/ESSA). We believe the final bill makes important strides to support all students in having the opportunity to receive a quality education. We urge the Senate to pass the final bill and send it to the President's desk.

pdf File 2015 1202 essa letter to congress.pdf [download]
 
 

11/30/2015

AUCD Statement on New ESEA Language

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is pleased the House-Senate conference committee on the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) has agreed upon final legislative language to replace No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

 
 
 

Media Contacts

Executive Director

Andy Imparato, JD
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Director of Legislative Affairs

Kim Musheno
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President

Leslie Cohen, JD
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