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Center for Development & Disability Conference Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the CDD

Join us in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the CDD (Center for Development and Disability) becoming a UCEDD (University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service)

The CDD yearlong conference will provide trainings on a variety of topics from all the different divisions and programs that make up the Center for Development & Disability. Trainings will be provided by national and CDD presenters, as well as presenters from all over the state of New Mexico.

Virtual Session One - July & August 2021

"Opening Keynote Speaker"

7/13/2021 - 3:00 - 4:30pm(MST)

Judy Heumann, PhD Disability Rights Advocate Featured in the documentary "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution", a 2020 American award winning documentary film

"Recognizing the Communication Abilities of Learners with Significant Disabilities"

7/27/2021 - 3:00 - 4:30pm(MST)

Phillip Schweigert, M.Ed. Senior Program Therapist, UNM-CDD

"Promoting the Communicative Competence of Learners with Significant Disabilities"

8/10/2021 - 3:00 - 4:30pm(MST)

Phillip Schweigert, M.Ed Senior Program Therapist, UNM-CDD

"Family Leaders as Essential Partners"

8/24/2021 - 3:00 - 4:30pm(MST)

Tanya Baker-McCue, M.Ed. UNM-CDD Division Director
Gay Finlayson, MA Education & Outreach Manager, UNM-CDD
Lori Steward, MBA Family Specialist, UNM-CDD
Lauriann King, MFA Education & Outreach Manager, UNM-CDD