Public Policy


Tuesdays with Liz - 100th Episode

Can you believe its Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All 100th episodes?! To celebrate this milestone, Sara Luterman, communication assistant at AUCD, interviewed Liz Weintraub, advocacy specialist about her thoughts and dreams for Tuesdays with Liz: Disability Policy for All. In case you missed last week's episode, Liz provided a preview of the upcoming AUCD Conference, which will take place from December 4-7. Liz highlights important sessions and opportunities to learn more about disability policy at the conference.


Disability Policy News In Brief

AUCD, Disability Policy News In Brief, every MondayBetsy DeVos to lead the Education Department; House will vote on the 21st Century Cures Act; Complex Rehabilitation Technology Update; final regulations to implement provisions of ESSA; and more


Disability Policy News In Brief

Continuing Resolution through March; Consensus on 21st Century Cures Act;Mental Health - Loan Repayment Program; letter to President-elect Trump urging him to reconsider his appointment of Stephen Bannon; and more



AUCD 2016 Conference: Navigating Change, Building Our Future Together

AUCD 2016 Conference: Navigating Change, Building Our Future Together  Copy to Calendar

Sunday, December 4, 2016 - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Location: Washington, DC

The AUCD 2016 Conference, "Navigating Change: Building our Future Together," highlights both the change that comes at the end of a Presidential term as well as our need to work together to create a future in which children and adults with disabilities are able to participate fully in all aspects of life as valued members of their communities. Join us to engage in powerful, important, and inspiring personal and professional discourse on December 4-7 in Washington, DC.

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2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium & State of the Science Conference

2016 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium & State of the Science Conference  Copy to Calendar

Monday, February 13, 2017 - Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Location: Washington, DC

The State-of-the-Science Conference under the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Statistics and Demographics (StatsRRTC) will be held February 13, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences Building in Washington DC. This conference, Disability Statistics: Lessons in Data Collection and Application to Policy and Practice, will discuss data collection strategies in the morning sessions and practical applications of disability data in the afternoon. Will be to bring together scientists, administrators and staff from disability programs, and leaders from disability policy and advocacy communities to discuss the state of disability statistics and how to move the field forward.

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