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Network Partner Conferences


AAIDD collaborates with national and international partners in offering state-of-the-art educational opportunities to the global disability community.  Best practices, new policy directions, and the latest research findings are presented through these exciting cooperative ventures.

Upcoming Partner Conferences

National Training Institute on Effective Practices: Addressing Challenging Behavior 
April 21-24, 2015 in St. Petersburg, FL

Pac Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity
May 18-19, 2015 in Honolulu, HI

IASSID 2015 Americas Regional Congress
May 20-22, 2015 in Honolulu, HI

Sibling Leadership Network (SLN) Conference
May 30-31, 2015 in Louisville, KY

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) Conference
May 30-31, 2015 in Louisville, KY

AAIDD Annual Conference
June 1-4, 2015 in Louisville, KY

Global Summit on Innovations in Health and IDD
July 27-29, 2015 in Los Angeles, CA

Chapters & Regions

AAIDD Chapter and Regional conferences posted here, check back soon for the latest information!

Missouri Chapter St. Louis Conference
April 14, 2015 in St. Louis, MO

Texas Chapter 40th Annual Convention
July 28-30, 2015
Corpus Christi, TX

Louisiana Chapter 2015 Annual Conference
September 16-18 2015
Alexandria, LA  

Region 10 78th Annual Conference (2015)
Email Don Miller for more information

The National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities

The University of Delaware Leadership Institute 
AAIDD co-sponsored
The Institute, offered several times a year, offers a select group of future leaders from organizations the opportunity to come together with a fabulous faculty of national experts on progressive supports for people with disabilities. The Institute supports the development of skilled leaders who are passionate about quality, have the leadership, management and financial skills needed to run solid not-for-profit businesses and government agencies, are capable of assembling top-notch teams of caring staff, and have a solid commitment to progressive values that assured lives of meaning and impact for the individuals receiving support.
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Disability Policy Seminar

This annual event is jointly sponsored by The Arc of the United States, United Cerebral Palsy (UCP), American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD), Association of University Centers on Disabilities AUCD), National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD), and Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE).

2015 Disability Policy Seminar
April 13-15, 2015
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

2016 Disability Policy Seminar

April 11-13, 2016
Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel

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Reinventing Quality

Jointly sponsored by a consortium of partners, this bi-annual (every other year) event showcases best practices in person-centered supports from across the nation.  The next Reinventing Quality Conference will be held August 1-3, 2016 at the Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel. Registration will open in early 2016.
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Alliance for Full Participation (AFP)

Jointly sponsored by a consortium of national organizations including AAIDD, the first AFP conference was held September 22- 23, 2005. This first Summit's purpose was to bring together many voices from every state and every walk of life. A second Summit, Real Jobs--It's Everyone's Business, was held November17-19, 2011, to convene the leaders of the intellectual and developmental disabilities community to address the challenges and barriers facing increasing integrated employment for people with IDD.
Click here for more information about the AFP