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Call for Participants: Free Briya Public Charter School English Classes

Friday, July 30 -

Free English classes! 202-232-7777

Free English classes: Call today to enter the lottery for August classes. Take free classes for immigrant parents! To qualify, live in Washington, DC and have children ages 0-18. Briya will loan you a computer if you need one. In addition to English, students learn computer skills and strategies to support their children.

Clases de inglés gratis: Llame hoy para participar en la loteria de las clases de agosto. ¡Obtenga clases gratis para padres inmigrantes! Para calificar, debe vivir en Washington, DC y tener hijos entre las edades de 0-18 años. Briya le prestará una computadora si necesita una. Adicional a inglés, estudiantes aprenden destrezas de computadora y estrategias para apoyar a sus hijos.

Cours d’anglais gratuit: Appelez dès aujourd’hui pour participer à la loterie pour les cours d’août. Prenez des cours gratuits pour les parents immigrants! Pour être admissible, vous devez vivre à Washington, DC et avoir des enfants de 0 à 18 ans. Briya vous prêtera un ordinateur si vous en avez besoin. En plus de l’anglais, les élèves apprendront des compétences informatiques et des stratégies pour soutenir leurs enfants.

Get Ready for Take Off Back to School Virtual Event

Friday, July 30, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

HSCSN alongside the other three District of Columbia’s Managed Care Organizations (MCO) will host a collaborative event, “Get Ready For Takeoff.” This back to school virtual event is scheduled to stream LIVE this Friday, July 30, 2021 from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Moderated by WPGC 95.5 FM talk show host Poet and DC native/America’s Got Talent performer Malik DOPE, this event features musical entertainment performances, informational and healthy living resources in preparation for back to school as well as helpful COVID-19 vaccination tips for children aged 12 and over.

At 6:00 pm on Friday, visit www.DCMCOhealth.com to view the live stream event.

We have an exciting agenda prepared with lots of information and entertainment for the entire family.

HSC Pediatric Center's Kids in Action: Upcoming Events

Saturday, July 31 - Thursday, August 12, 2021

Spirit Club Fitness Group Class | Saturday, July 31 | 10:00 am - 10:45 am (ET) | Online via Zoom
Join Kids in Action and Spirit Club for an adaptive, positive, and fun workout experience! All-Stars must register to receive the Zoom link. To register, go to https://spiritclubjuly2021.eventbrite.com.

Summer Sports Mini Camp with Special Olympics | Tuesday, August 3 - Thursday, August 5 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm | 600 Taylor St NE (Use entrance on John McCormack Rd NE )
Participants ages 6 -18 of all abilities are welcome at this free, drop-off event. No experience is needed. Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothing. Water and individually wrapped snacks will be provided and CDC camp guidelines will be followed. Note: If it should rain, camp will be held in the Catholic University gym. Interested? Register by July 27 at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-sports-mini-camp-tickets-161698100371. Questions? Email kidsinaction@hschealth.org.

Maryland Therapeutic Riding | Sunday, August 8 | 9:00 am to 11:00 am | 1141 Sunrise Beach Rd, Crownsville, MD
Maryland Therapeutic Riding provides equine programs to help people heal physical, cognitive, and emotional challenges. Register now to spend a day with the horses! 8 spots are available for participants ages 6-21. Note: Participants must weigh less than 200 pounds. Your spot is not secured until you have completed all 3 registration forms and submitted them to kidsinaction@hschealth.org. The registration forms are available at https://tinyurl.com/mdriding2021 and are due no later than July 30. Any forms submitted after July 30 will not be accepted and the All-Star will not be allowed to participate in the event. Please review the forms as they are lengthy and require a physician's signature. CDC guidelines will be followed during the event.

Mini Outdoor Adaptive Sports Camp | Tuesday, August 10 - Thursday, August 12 | 9:00 am - 12:00 pm | 1771 Tucker Rd, Fort Washington, MD
MedStar NRH Adaptive Sports and Fitness Program, in partnership with HSC's Kids in Action Progam, invites youth ages 6-18 with a physical disability (i.e., spinal cord injury, spina bifida, amputation, cerebral palsy, dwarfism, or any other orthopedic or neuromuscular impairment) to participate in a variety of adaptive sports. Activities will include wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, adaptive fitness, cycling, bocce ball, crafts, and more! No sports experience is needed and equipment will be provided. Note: Campers must be able to propel a manual wheelchair and do not need to use a chair for daily living to attend. CDC guidelines will be followed for this event. To learn more and register, go to tinyurl.com/adaptivesportscamp2021. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Joan Joyce at (202) 877-1420.

DPR'S Roving Leaders Day

Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

DPR's Roving Leaders invite you to their biggest event of the year! Enjoy an all-day recreation festival packed with games, inflatables, live music, rock wall, sports, activities and free lunch provided by Whole Foods Market.

Place: Langdon Park Community Center - 2901 20th Street, NE

Click here for complimentary tickets.

Click here to learn more about DPR's Roving Leaders.

Now Accepting Registrations: Expressive Therapy Center's Xpress Yourself Summer Camp 2021

Monday, August 2 - Friday, August 6, 2021

The Xpress Yourself Summer Camp is designed to provide support to children and adolescents. Campers are assigned a small group for the week based on age and grade to work on problem-solving, coping skills, management of anxiety, conflict resolution, organizational skills, self-esteem building, social skills and healthy emotional expression.

In-Person Campers:

Camp will run from 10am-1:30pm Monday through Friday
Lunch is not provided by Expressive Therapy Center. Please plan to pack a lunch daily for your camper.
Temperatures will be checked prior to entering the facility and social distancing protocol will be enforced.
Masks must be worn at all times by camp participants, counselors and administrative staff.
Campers should be prepared to spend time outside.
Hand sanitizer will be available throughout the facility.
COVID-19 Informed Consent form must be submitted with the application.

Virtual Campers:

A link to the camp sessions will be provided via email to all families approximately 48 hours prior to the start of the camp week.

To learn more and apply: Visit https://www.expressivetherapycenter.com/summer-programs.

*Expressive Therapy Center will follow all CDC protocol concerning the COVID-19 crisis and reserves the right to make changes based on updated information from the CDC, State of Maryland, and Montgomery County. For updates, please visit www.expressivetherapycenter.com.

Accredited Schools Online's Resource Guide for Parents of Students with Disabilities

Monday, August 2 - Monday, August 9, 2021

Students with disabilities face unique challenges, and there are laws in place to ensure that school districts give them the assistance they need. To determine if these needs are being met, parents should familiarize themselves with the laws and know their rights if their children aren’t being given the protections they’re entitled to. In this guide, readers will find information about the rights of students who have disabilities and what schools are required to provide so they have equal opportunity for academic success.

To explore the full guide: Go to https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/parents-students-disabilities/.

American Job Center (AJC) Virtual Workshops

Monday, August 2 - Monday, August 9, 2021

Our expert Workforce Facilitators deliver virtual workshops to enhance your skills and keep you up-to-date with the latest information and technology.

Workshops will provide:

Easy class participation using the ADOBE Connect software, a video conferencing platform.
Important information about staying engaged during the COVID-19 crisis.
Instructions for navigating DC Networks, the District’s employment platform, and a place where residents can search for jobs and access labor market information.

To browse workshop topics, register, and access attendance instructions: Visit https://does.dc.gov/service/american-job-center.

Please note: The American Job Center Headquarters is now open for in-person services by appointment only. Beginning Monday, July 26, 2021, our AJC Bertie Backus location will also open for in-person services by appointment only. The use of face masks is required within the AJC. You may also reach the American Job Center by phone at (202) 724-7000. The call center cannot schedule in-person appointments. To schedule an in-person appointment by location, visit https://does.dc.gov/service/american-job-center.

American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Monday, August 2 - Monday, August 9, 2021

The American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (“ARP ESSER”) Fund, authorized under the American Rescue Plan (“ARP”) Act of 2021, provides nearly $122 billion to States to support the Nation’s schools in safely reopening and sustaining safe operations of schools while meeting the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of students resulting from the coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) pandemic.

To access the full Plan: Go to https://oese.ed.gov/files/2021/07/DC-ARP-ESSER-State-Plan-Final.pdf.

D.C. Federal Nutritional Programs Toolkit

Monday, August 2 - Monday, August 9, 2021

This Toolkit, co-created by D.C. Hunger Solutions, DC Department of Health, DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education, DC Public Schools, DC Department Human Services and DC Department of Aging and Community Living, breaks down federal nutrition programs by age group and details how you can apply to them. Covered programs include:

Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP)
DACL Nutrition Programs for Older Adults
Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) School Nutrition Programs (SNP)
School Nutrition Programs (SNP)
Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (Senior FMNP)
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants, and Children (WIC)
Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)
WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (WIC FMNP)

Agencies, Community-Based Non-Profit Organizations (CBOs), and providers can use the Toolkit to refer their participants to federal nutrition programs, and individuals can learn how to apply and where to access benefits, food, and meals.

Download the Toolkit at https://www.dchunger.org/federal-nutrition-programs/ to find the right program.

OSSE Special Education Resource Hub: What Families & Students Need to Know this Year

Monday, August 2 - Monday, August 9, 2021

The impacts of COVID-19 and uncertainty we all face is stressful. We at the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) know families have a lot of questions as we start this new school year. OSSE cares about and is committed to every student in DC, especially students with disabilities. We want to help parents and families of students with disabilities get answers to their questions.

Visit https://osse.dc.gov/page/special-education-resource-hub-what-families-students-need-know-year to access resources for families whose child:

Attends a school that is part of District of Columbia Public Schools
Attends a public charter school
Is placed in a nonpublic special education school

NTACT:C Youth Engagement Transition Initiative (YETI) State & Local Professional Information and Outreach Session

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

The National Technical Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C) is in the process of establishing the Youth Engagement Transition Initiative (YETI); a national youth engagement and leadership advisory group. The purpose of (YETI) is to:

Include youth voices in directing and supporting the work of NTACT:C
Honor the lived experiences of our ultimate consumers Give young people the opportunity to develop and enhance leadership skills
Allow NTACT:C to genuinely engage the perspectives of people with disabilities and be informed by those perspectives
Provide a model to state and local teams regarding effective youth engagement strategies and activities.

As an initial step in this process, NTACT:C in partnership with a core advisory group of youth/young adults is hosting an informational and outreach webinar on August 3, 2021 at 2:00 PM (ET) to discuss:

the importance of youth engagement and leadership including what is working and areas for growth
what is working in your state and/or local area regarding youth engagement and leadership
request recommendations for the names of youth and young adults who could be invited to participate in a September, 2021 youth/young adult specific virtual session.

We encourage state and local professionals who work with students, youth, and young adults to participate in this webinar.

The following is the link to register for this event:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tjXEl4DlT-iu7R8qcXuClg

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Michael Stoehr at mstoehr@uncc.edu.

DC Education Coalition for Change's (Virtual) Student Led Summit on the Digital Divide

Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 4:00 PM to 5:20 PM

Come to our student-organized summit to discuss different ways to improve internet connections for families, students and the future. Students will lead us through their own research, and guide our discussions about different ways to improve Internet connectivity for families, students, employees, entrepreneurs, and our future. We'll then hear from Lindsey Parker, DC's Chief Technology Officer, and her team's plans to bridge the digital divide in DC.

This is a virtual event. RSVP and we'll send you participant information.

To register: Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/connect-us-student-led-summit-on-the-digital-divide-august-5-2021-tickets-163680788645.

Office of the Tenant Advocate Stakeholder Meeting

Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

This virtual event will consist of a panel specializing on evictions and tenant rights. The discussion will cover the reopening of the courts and the evictions process as well as PHE and post-PHE legislation. Representatives from D.C. Landlord Tenant Court, the United States Marshals Service, the District of Columbia Council as well as OTA staff will engage in an informative discussion on topics that have impacted tenants throughout the PHE. Lastly, a representative from the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development will provide a brief update on STAY DC outreach activities.

To register for this event please click on the link and fill out the registration form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdiClhmTc7XIga_i7kL0ty8yzlgcZ5SmNiBuOL0SeilycvrYA/viewform?usp=sf_link

If you have any questions regarding the stakeholder meeting please contact:

Joel Cohn, joel.cohn@dc.gov

Cristobal Puig, Cristobal.puig@dc.gov

EDCJCC Inclusion Bingo Night

Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Join your friends for bingo night! We will send each participant a bingo card via email. All you need are coins or other objects to cover each space.

Be sure to register by 5:00 PM the day before to make sure you get a bingo card and the Zoom link.

Place: Online via Zoom

To register: Visit https://www.edcjcc.org/community/inclusion-disabilities/.

If you have any questions: Please contact Joy Stein, Director of Inclusion & Disabilities Programming, at joys@edcjcc.org. Note: There is a $5 program fee for Bingo Night. Please reach out to Joy directly if this is cost-prohibitive.

Additional Involvement Opportunity:

EDCJCC Urban Gardening at LAYC (August 11th)

Join the Edlavitch DCJCC for an exciting new partnership with the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC) and Urban Beet to bring fresh herbs and vegetables to youth at the LAYC Drop-in Center throughout the summer. Urban Beet has put in a brand-new urban garden at the LAYC Drop-in Center and we need volunteers to help maintain it on a weekly basis. You can sign up to volunteer once or as many times in a month/over the summer as you would like. We plan to recruit volunteers through the month of October.

You don’t have to have any gardening experience – just the desire to get your hands in the dirt and help grow some plants! Come down at the end of a long day to relax, unwind, and get closer to Mother Nature. Children of all ages are welcome but must be supervised closely by an adult.

Volunteer days will occur every Wednesday from 6:00 – 7:00 PM. After you register, you will receive a Google spreadsheet to choose which Wednesdays throughout the month/over the summer you would like to come garden with us. To learn more and register, go to http://thejdc.convio.net/site/Calendar?id=159623&view=Detail.

Now Registering: ArtStream's Spring and Summer Classes

Saturday, August 7, 2021

ArtStream has a variety of new and favorite classes this Spring and Summer, ranging from 8-week classes, five-day intensives, one-day workshops, and of course, Super Social Saturdays. There's something for everyone at ArtStream!

Take Five! Intensives
Take Five! is an intensive class that meets five consecutive days to focus on a specific topic.

One Time Workshops
Workshops are one-day events for actors who want to dive deep into a specific topic.

Super Social Saturdays
Weekly on Saturdays. Register for one, two, or the whole month. Sing, dance, and get social from the safety of your home. April's theme is Spring Flings!

8 Week Classes
Performing classes last 6-8 weeks, depending on the class. All classes take place via zoom. A link will be sent prior to the class start time.

Jump into topics such as Directing and Design, Scriptwriting, and Summer Social Club!

Click here for full Spring and Summer class and registration information.

Youth Centered Reopen Task Force Presents: Healing Circle Series

Tuesday, August 10 - Tuesday, September 7, 2021 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Join us as we host a therapeutic space to help young people of color up to age 22 develop coping skills for anxiety and other emotional needs created by COVID-19. Community Healer Erika Totten will be facilitating.

Session Time and Dates:

Tuesdays, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

August 10th
August 24th
September 7

*Youth will be paid $25 at the end of each session they attend.

For questions or to RSVP: Please email kmatthews@blackswanacademy.org.

DC Public Schools' Upcoming Reopen Strong Parent University Webinars

Tuesday, August 10 - Thursday, August 19, 2021 from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Parent University: Getting My Child Ready for School This Year
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
Online via Microsoft Teams
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-university-getting-my-child-ready-for-school-this-year-registration-163533439921

Parent University: Accelerating Learning In and Out of the Classroom
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
Online via Microsoft Teams
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-university-accelerating-learning-in-and-out-of-the-classroom-registration-163534176123

Parent U: Mentally Preparing Myself & My Child for the New School Year
Thursday, August 19, 2021
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
Online via Microsoft Teams
Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-u-mentally-preparing-myself-my-child-for-the-new-school-year-registration-163535782929

Call for Nominations: 2021 Deaf Community Leader Award

Friday, August 13, 2021

Hamilton Relay, the contracted service provider for the District of Columbia, is seeking your assistance in identifying candidates for the Hamilton Relay 2021 Deaf Community Leader Award.

We are looking for individuals who are Deaf or DeafBlind and who have been a positive influence in the District, demonstrating commitment to volunteerism, leadership, advocacy and enhancing the lives of those in the Deaf Community. The award will be presented around Deaf Awareness Week in September.

Is there someone you wish to nominate for 2021?

Use our questionnaire to assist in providing information about your candidate, including a brief description about the individual and what this person has done that causes you to nominate them. Please send your nominations directly to Renate Buttrum by August 13 via email at renate.buttrum@hamiltonrelay.com.

Celebrating community leaders during Deaf Awareness Month in September is something we look forward to each year. Thank you in advance for your participation in nominating deserving individuals from your community.

Dreams For Kids DC's Equality Summit 2021

Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The DFKDC Equality Summit is our opportunity to advocate for change and equality through our community. This year's summit will be advocating for communication equality in the community and workplace for people with differing abilities. We invite our DFKDC families and volunteers, youth with disabilities, and families of all backgrounds to join in person. We will also have the option for individuals across the nation to livestream the event virtually via Zoom.

Places: CapTech Offices - 11710 Plaza America Dr, #1020, Reston, VA 20190; Streamed live via Zoom Webinar

For more information and to register: Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dfkdc-equality-summit-2021-tickets-162997137827.

To read about all of our new digital programming (in light of COVID-19): Please visit https://www.dreamsforkidsdc.org/programs.

D.C. Secondary Transition Community of Practice Meeting

Friday, August 20, 2021 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Join our D.C. Secondary Transition Community of Practice!

Are you an educator or service provider who serves youth ages 14-22 preparing for life after high school? Do you want opportunities to connect with others working in this area? Are you looking for specific secondary transition resources or do you have some to share? Join SchoolTalk’s D.C. Secondary Transition Community of Practice!

We meet virtually once a month to share ideas, resources, and strategies to improve our work and positive outcomes for D.C. transition-age students with disabilities! Upcoming topics include an introduction to the Department of Employment Services’ Office of Youth Programs, new navigational tools for youth and families, culturally responsive secondary transition programming, and more!

Our next meeting is Friday, August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sign up today!

Office of VSA and Accessibility Online Course: Universal Design for Learning and the Arts

Monday, August 30, 2021

This course will offer participants a deep-dive into the instructional framework of Universal Design for Learning and its application in arts learning environments. Universal Design for Learning practices will be applied to standards-aligned arts instruction. Universal Design for Learning and the Arts will require active participation but has been built to invite that engagement through learner choices that differentiate based on professional settings, readiness for advanced content, and learning styles.

Facilitator: Dr. Rhoda Bernard, Ed.D.
Managing Director, Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs

Registration Fee: $175

Registration Link: https://kec.memberclicks.net/udl_and_arts#/

Course Catalog Link: https://kennedycentercourses.brightspace.com/

Call for Applications: GULEND Program

Friday, September 10 - Friday, June 17, 2022

The Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) program at Georgetown University (GULEND) prepares trainees from a wide variety of professional disciplines, families, and self-advocates to assume leadership roles and to ensure high levels of interdisciplinary clinical competence in the field of developmental disabilities.

The GULEND program emphasizes

The characteristics, etiology, and life course of children with neurodevelopmental and related disabilities
Providing interdisciplinary services within the child’s natural environment, including the family, community, school
Cultural competency and family-centered services;
Life course and social determinants of health; Team based, systems of care delivery Leadership and communication skills

GULEND faculty are national and international leaders in the disability field. Trainees participate in didactic, clinical, community, and scholarly experiences.

GULEND trainees represent the following disciplines: Psychology, Family Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Policy, Family, Self-Advocacy, Social Work, Special Education, Speech-Language Pathology.

GULEND graduates assume leadership positions in service provision, public health, public policy, academia, and advocacy.

GULEND is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 cohort. Please contact Toby Long with any questions or to receive an application: longt@georgetown.edu

The 2021-2022 program year is from September 10, 2021 through June 17, 2022. Trainees participate in GULEND for 10 hours/week from September through June. A generous stipend is provided.

13th Annual Olmstead Community Integration Virtual Conference

Monday, September 13 - Wednesday, September 15, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

This 3-day virtual event will include agency partners and disability community stakeholders discussing the New Olmstead Plan for the District of Columbia. Each day will end with vendors sharing community resources.

Program Schedule:

Day 1: New Olmstead Plan Presentation

Day 2: New Agencies Providers

Day 3: Post-Pandemic Café

ASL interpretation and real-time captioning will be provided.

Place: Online

Registration link: https://olmstead-conference-2021.eventbrite.com

To learn more about Olmstead: Please visit https://odr.dc.gov/page/olmstead.

For more information: Please contact dbh.cfaa@dc.gov.

Call for Applications: Stronger Together by Assisting You (STAY DC) Program

Thursday, September 30, 2021

The Stronger Together by Assisting You (STAY DC) program enables tenants and landlords to apply for grants to satisfy outstanding and upcoming rent and utility payments.

The assistance can cover up to 12 months of past-due payments starting with April 2020, and/or up to three months at a time for future payments, totaling up to 18 months. Renters will be considered eligible if there is a risk of missed payments, and there is a maximum 2020 household income of $82,300 for a family of four.

The program is administered by the Department of Human Services in partnership with the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, Health and Human Services, and the Department of Housing and Community Development. STAY also replaces the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP); the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) remain active.

Link to STAY DC website (with program overview, eligibility requirements, and application/new account registration): https://stay.dc.gov/

STAY DC Call Center (available Monday through Friday from 7 am to 7 pm for application support): 833-4-STAYDC

World of Possibilities Disabilities Expo

Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

The World of Possibilities Disabilities Expos are increasing in popularity and are now the region's most important forum for disability-related resources. Everyone within the disabilities community, children with disabilities and their families, caregivers/service providers, veterans, baby boomers should all be there!

Don't miss an incredible educational experience, great networking opportunities, entertainment, resource shopping, and FUN!

Click here for event details.

Click here for an exhibitor application.

Click here for free attendee passes.

Questions? Contact Mona Freedman, RN, CNLCP at mona@caringcommunities.org or 410-549-5707.

(Virtual) 2021 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Conference

Monday, November 15 - Wednesday, November 17, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The focus of the AUCD 2021 Conference will be on the connection between people with disabilities and their families, and the professionals who do disability research. The Conference will explore:

Ways to talk about research that everyone can understand;
How we can use research to make life better for people with disabilities and their families;
What we can learn from the experiences of people with disabilities and their families who have participated in research;
How we can ensure equity, and include all people with disabilities and their families in every step of the research process;
Research or experiences that can help improve the relationship between the research community and the disability community.

For event details and updates: Visit https://www.aucd.org/conference.


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