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Social Media Subscriber & Membership Drive: click here

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

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

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

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

UWA – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) (Feb. 2016)  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.

 

The University of Washington – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center RRTC – How to Do Alot with a Little: Managing Your Energy Fact Sheet

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BRFSS – Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance System – Updates

2012 Updates announced April 29 CDC MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
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New Accessible Technology Section Added to ADA.Gov

April 24 Department of Justice announcement
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Transition to Medicaid Managed Care Appraisal

April Disability and Health Journal article by University of Illinois at Chicago researchers
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CMS Medicaid Managed Care Final Rules

See AAHD public policy updates for various summaries and resources.
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