Department of Labor will allow us to forge additional innovative strategies for recruiting, hiring, retaining and promoting job candidates and employees with disabilities, throughout the country and within our network, said AUCD Executive Director Andrew J.
In addition to AUCD, ODEP has alliances with the Society for Human Resource Management, U.
AUCD partners with NCBDDD/CDC and the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to implement various projects supported by the "Learn the Signs.
AUCD serves as a collaborator on the Act Early Ambassadors project, a national community change agent program.
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Self-advocates and AUCD staff tour facilities, evaluating physical access to hotel and guest rooms, signage, staff training and customer service and emergency procedures.
AUCD program staff, with the help of self-advocates perform accessibility assessments to ensure hotel facilities meet standard accessibility requirements.
The following are sample accessibility checklist items taken from the 2012 Modified Hotel Accessibility Checklist developed by AUCD.
AUCD centers focus on providing research, service and education on issues relevant to people with disabilities and their families; each with unique programs, research objectives, target audiences, and scope of services.
Public health professionals in the field are the intended audience for the second AUCD Including People with Disabilities--Public Health Workforce Competencies, which support a public health approach in addressing people living with disabilities in areas of prevention, access, population-based approaches, community input into policies and programs, and data.
This why AUCD urges its Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) programs which provide long-term, graduate level interdisciplinary training across disciplines such as developmental pediatrics, psychology, social work, occupational and physical therapy, communication therapy, nutrition and others, to collaborate with public health workforce.