National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative

Click here to visit NDNRC website.

Learn more about Disability Research and Dissemination Center (DRDC)

and 2014 Research Opportunities at

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AAHD Policy Updates.

Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -October 2014

Issue Highlights

Dedicated to improve overall health and reduce health disparities for people with disabilities through health promotion and wellness.

News to Use

White House Summit and Research Forum on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities. For more info, click here.

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, October 2014 issue available here.

Recently released Guidelines on Disability Inclusion on Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity: click here.  Also click on guidelines on the right of this page.

Tutorial Videos for Accessing Data on the Health of People with Disabilities. To access the videos, click here.

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center for Latest Policy Updates

Disability and Public Health in Media….click here for weekly update.

New On Line Training Modules: Project Accessibility USA

CMS Announces Opportunity to Apply for Navigator Grants in Federally-Facilitated and State Partnership Marketplaces: . Search for CFDA 93.332 or Funding Opportunity CA-NAV-14-002.

CMS posts Special Enrollment Period and Medicaid/Chip screener tool at

“The Axes of Access – Improving Care for Patients with Disabilities”

Visit the updated National Center on Health Physical Activity and Disability website (May 2014)

AAHD Launches 2014 Membership Campaign….click here.

“Getting the Right Health Care: How the NDNRC Can Help” Webinar – See PowerPoint.

Project Accessibility Launches Breast Health Resource Portal:

CDC: Disability and Health Data System  Click here. 


Physical and Mental Health Condition Prevalence and Co-Morbidity in the Population Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid

September CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) report
Learn more here.

CDC Chronic Disease Grant Awards – 193 awards, $212 million

September 25 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Learn more here.

“The Ridiculous (SAMHSA) National Wellness Week” (Campaign) – Part 2

Last week we included the September 17 The National Review commentary by E. Fuller Torrey. Here is the submitted response by Ron Manderscheid.
Learn more here.

Integrating Research and Practice

September 23 IOM (Institute of Medicine) report
Learn more here.

NASUAD HCBS Conference Materials Now Available

National Association of States United for Aging and Disability (NASUAD) annual home and community-based services (HCBS) conference materials are now available
Learn more here.… Read More »»

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