AUCD 2013: Promoting Inclusion in an Increasingly Diverse World
November 17-20, 2013
This year's AUCD Conference theme promotes our network values of inclusion of all persons with developmental and other disabilities in community life and engages the network in conversation and practices to ensure our work reflects the changing cultural and linguistic landscape in our Centers and States.
Policy Briefing & ADA Anniversary Event: “Five Years Later"
July 23rd 2013
from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EST
The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008: Impact on Disability Discrimination” on Tuesday, in Washington D.C.
The 2013 M-Enabling Global Summit
June 6-7, 2013
The 2013 M-Enabling Global Summit is the only program exclusively dedicated to promoting mobile accessible and assistive applications and services for senior citizens and users of all abilities, a market of more than one billion users worldwide, with considerable untapped potential.
The rapid expansion of smart phones and tablets opens unprecedented opportunities, profiting from global economies of scale. Solutions that work for seniors and persons with disabilities, like text-tospeech, voice recognition, Near Field Communication or GPS technology, benefit all mobile users dealing with environmental or situational limitations in utilizing their device. As such, accessible and assistive solutions are at the forefront of the mobile industry as a whole, becoming an essential differentiator and competitive advantage.
28th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference
February 25 to March 2, 2013
Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel
San Diego, CA
For 27 years the Center on Disabilities, through the International Conference on Assistive Technology and Persons with Disabilities, has provided an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, exhibitors, end users, speakers and other participants to share knowledge and best practices in the field of assistive technology. In 2011, the conference drew more than 4,800 people to San Diego. Known as a forum that showcases cutting edge technology and practical solutions that can be utilized to remove the barriers that prevent the full participation of persons with disabilities in educational, workplace and social settings, the conference is the largest of its kind in the world.