Abuse & Neglect
Deadline: June 2
AUCD is currently accepting proposals for our 2015 conference. This call for papers includes submissions for concurrent interactive presentations, concurrent panel presentations, single presentations, and posters. Read more about the format and requirements for each event on the Presentation Details page, especially noting the revamped poster session formats. Proposals are welcomed on a multitude of topics on all things disability, including but certainly not limited to advocacy, behavior supports, disability studies, employment, health and wellness, leadership development, self-determination, technology, and much more.
AUCD signed on to a Letter to Congressional Leaders Supporting Extended funding for Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program
AUCD signed onto a Letter as a member of the National Child Abuse Coalition to support funding for the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program.
AUCD signed on to a letter to support funding for The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV)
AUCD along with the National Child Abuse Coalition asking leading members of Congress to fund the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (MIECHV). Funding is set to expire in March 2015, and the program is a wise investment that states have embraced as a sensible approach to health, education, and fiscal challenges.
Issue Brief on the Keeping All Students Safe Act, comparing the House and Senate bills.
Government Accountability Office report on seclusion and restraints: Selected Case of Death and Abuse at Public and Private Schools and Treatment Centers.