Statement of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) in Response to NPR’s “Abused and Betrayed” Series

Posted On January 29, 2018
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January 12, 2018 Andrew J. Imparato, JD Executive Director aimparato@aucd.org

The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), a national network of federally-funded university centers and programs working to improve the quality of life of children and adults with intellectual and other disabilities, commends NPR Correspondent Joseph Shapiro and his colleagues on the NPR… more »

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month

Posted On October 3, 2017
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October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month, a chance to spread awareness.  During the month of October, we celebrate people with Down syndrome and make people aware of our abilities and accomplishments.  It’s not about celebrating disabilities, it’s about celebrating abilities.

To find out more, visit the National Down Syndrome Society’s website: here

Center for Leadership in Disability Highlights Community Advisory Committee Member Ben Oxley

Posted On June 14, 2017
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The Center for Leadership in Disability (CLD) features Community Advisory Council (CAC) members in a series of profiles that highlight individual CAC members, and give insight into who they are and their commitment to a working partnership with CLD.

The CAC is comprised of parents, self-advocates, community leaders, and representatives of organizations that share CLD’s… more »

CLD Faculty Publication: Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs

Posted On June 1, 2017
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Congratulations to the Center for Leadership in Disability faculty members Emily Graybill, PhD, Andrew Roach, PhD, and former CLD Research Associate, Erin Vinoski for their collaborative article ‘Building Self-Determination Through Inclusive Extracurricular Programs’ was recently republished by SAGE Journals, and currently has the distinction of being the second most downloaded article in Teaching Exceptional Children.

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