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Communication: The Key to Connection. Better Hearing and Speech Month

Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists

Currently on display at the UO art museum on campus: “Brilliant and Resilient: Celebrating the Power of Disabled Women Activists.” The exhibit features a collection of professional images and personal stories of women representing a variety of cultures, countries and disabilities. These leaders have used determination, drive, and resilience to confront discrimination and make unique contributions in their communities and in the world.

Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Acceptance is an Action

Being informed is the key. This campaign’s focus is on positive, respectful, and accurate information about autism and autistic people.

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia, Tues April 18th, 2017, Moderator: @AUCDNews, Host: @TimGordonJr

#Jobs4ALL Twitter Chat: Autism in Academia

AUCD hosts a Twitter chat as in a series of events to increase our awareness of meaningful employment as an attainable goal. Hear from those who are challenging the status quo.

Only 12% of Adults with Developmental Disabilities are Employed

6 Charts that Illustrate the Divide Between Rural and Urban America

The end of a 14 year knowledge gap. County level data just released, shows disability rates from 15 percent to 21 percent in rural areas. The survey shows a widespread of people with disabilities across the country.

Just Like You: Informing Families Building Trust

A public service announcement from the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD).

So What is Disability?

A very outdated way of thinking has affected the lives of people with disabilities. This timeline shows a brief history and updates on some current ideas.

Disability: What We ALL Need to Know

As we move on from the election, here’s what you need to know.
Disability rights are fundamental human rights, and each of ALL of us has a personal stake.

UO UCEDD Disability Community

Our comprehensive information on student supports, groups, programs for students with disabilities at UO. Look for links to Accessible Education Center and Disability Rights posted under Resources.

UO AccessABILITY Student Union

AccessABILITY Student Union is a cross-disability student support group. They have regular meetings, activities, and plan awareness and other fun events. Find them on facebook too.

Youtube: Public Service Lawyers As Pioneering Advocates Presented By Haben Girma

Haben Girma is the first deafblind graduate of Harvard Law School. From her position as a Disability Rights Advocate, she provides a unique perspective on removing access barriers for student with disabilities.

Health Care Providers Should Support Family Access to Early Services

The American Academy of Pediatrics says doctors have an important role to play in making sure that children with disabilities get the services they need from schools.

Inclusive Education is a Basic Right for Students with Disabilities.

Read about recommendations from the UN Committee on Rights of Individuals with Disabilities.

ABLE Accounts: 10 Things to Know

ABLE Accounts are tax-advantaged savings accounts for Individuals with disabilities and their families. ABLE savings accounts do not affect eligibility for SSI, Medicaid and other public benefits.

Transition Planning Resources from Disability.gov

Planning helps students with disabilities, as well as their parents and guardians, understand the opportunities available to them.