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AAHD and Susan Komen Foundation partner on breast health for women initiative. Learn more.

AAHD and Special Olympics Internationl collaborate on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

AAHD to partner with NCHPAD on 5-year NCBDDD Cooperative Agreement. Learn more.

AAHD – Disability & Health Journal, July 2016 issue available here

Visit AAHD’s National Disability Navigator Resources Collaborative to learn about ACA Enrollment and 2016 Community Outreach Collaboratives at  www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org

Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a New Evaluation Tool for Improving Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Community Health Initiatives

Southwest Conference on Disability – October 5-7, 2016more info.

UWA – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC)  view dissemination materials 

AAHD 2016 Public Policy Priorities Read more

AAHD announces role as Strategic Partner for Washington State University (Spokane) – NIDLRR Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL)… Read more

Disability and Public Health News….click here for weekly update.

NDNRC releases video series featuring important Affordable Care Act enrollment questions… more info

AAHD Launches 2016 Membership Campaign….click here.

Disability and Health Data System webinar. The archived webinar can be found here.

AAHD and Drexel University On Line form partnership for tuition reduction for AAHD members – More info here.

 

Health, United States – Health Status and Determinants

June 24 CDC National Center for Health Statistics infographic spotlight
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Healthy People 2020 – Social Determinants of Health

June 22 HHS announcement and resources
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How To Find Trustworthy Health Information from the Internet Factsheet

The University of Washington –Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center RRTC
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U.S. Census Bureau – Persons with Disabilities – Demographic Snapshot

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124 Functional Assessment Tools Used by State Medicaid LTSS Programs

Chapter 4 (pages 67-84) of the MACPAC (Medicaid & CHIP Payment & Access Commission) June annual report to Congress
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