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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      

The 2019 CQL Conference: Dare To Dream
October 22-24, 2019 in Baltimore, MD

NADD 36th Annual COnference and Exhibit Show: Parading Through Life: Celebrating Resilience, Joy and Wellness... Letting the Good Times Roll in New Orleans
October 23-25, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana

The 19th Annual Autism Conference #CARDAAC
October 24-25, 2019 in Towson, MD

TASP Conference 2019
Sponsored by AAIDD 
October 28-29, 2019 in Seatle, WA

The International Conference of AKIM Israel & Inclusion International
November 24-25, 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel


Chapters & Regions

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


AAIDD South Carolina Chapter Annual Conference
October 2-4, 2019
Crown Reef Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC

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).

Future Disability Policy Seminars
March 23, 2020
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 in 2020. 
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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.
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