Category Archives: Advocacy

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Autism CARES Act Signed into Law Extends Federal Commitment to Critical Autism Programs On September 30, 2019, H.R. 1058, the “Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019” or “Autism CARES Act of 2019” was signed into law. This bipartisan law will expand research and coordination, increase public awareness and surveillance, and expand…
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SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference

SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference Sponsored by Heartland Self-advocacy and Resource Network Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO May 31 to June 2, 2019 The 2019 SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference, sponsored by Heartland Self-advocacy and Resource Network, is for and by people with disabilities. The conference…
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Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep

Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep Your Chance to Share What’s Working and What Needs to Change! Iowans with Disabilities in Action is hitting the road and will visit all 99 counties in Iowa over the next two years. Too often, state-level organizations are perceived as inaccessible to those living outside the Des…
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OurCS@UW+AccessComputing Conference

OurCS@UW+AccessComputing Hands-on Research Conference for Undergraduate Women with Disabilities Thursday, April 11 – Saturday, April 13, 2019 University of Washington Seattle, WA OurCS@UW+AccessComputing is a two-day, research-focused workshop for undergraduate women with disabilities in computing fields. Women students with disabilities in computing fields nationwide are eligible to apply. Students will participate in group research projects designed…
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