CCIDS News

National Collaborative on Faith and Disability 2015 Webinar Series: Honoring Spiritual Needs​ ​and Gifts: From Inertia to Collaborative Action by Providers and Congregations

The National Collaborative on Faith and Disability has announced its 2015 webinar series to be held one Monday per month, January through June: Honoring Spiritual Needs​ and Gifts: From Inertia to Collaborative Action by Providers and Congregations. The Collaborative supports people with disabilities, their families, and those who support them by providing national and international […]

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CCIDS and Maine Developmental Disabilities Council Publish Research Report — Accessing Healthcare: The Experience of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Maine

The University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (CCIDS) and the Maine Developmental Disabilities Council have published a research report, Accessing Healthcare: The Experience of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Maine, that reveals promising positive trends, as well as areas of concern, in healthcare access for children and adults with autism […]

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UMaine and New Hampshire LEND Community Fellows and Trainees Discuss Leadership Goals at UNH

University of Maine Community Fellows and Trainees in the New Hampshire Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) Program Partnership recently joined their University of New Hampshire colleagues for an Interdisciplinary Leadership Intensive. Fellows, Trainees and LEND faculty members engaged in one-on-one discussions about students’ leadership goals. ​The LEND program provide​s​ graduate level training​ […]

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CCIDS and Maine EPSCoR STEM Publication is a Pathways to Science Featured Link

A recent publication developed by the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, in collaboration with Maine EPSCoR, is a featured link in the Pathways to Science online resource library. Increasing Access and Success in the STEM Disciplines: A Model for Supporting the Transition of High School Students with Disabilities into STEM-Related […]

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CCIDS Faculty, Staff and Trainees Present Research and Work-in-Progress at 2014 AUCD Annual Conference

Faculty, staff and NH LEND trainees from the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies recently presented their research and work-in-progress at the 2014 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Conference in Washington, DC. AUCD, founded in 1971, is a network of interdisciplinary centers advancing policy and practice for and with […]

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