CCIDS News

Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide

The University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies (CCIDS), Maine’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities; and Speaking Up for Us of Maine (SUFU), Maine’s Self-Advocacy Network; have collaborated on a publication, Planning Accessible Meetings and Conferences: A Suggested Checklist and Guide (PDF). The checklist is an accessible PDF and is […]

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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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