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Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -April 2015


Issue Highlights

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News to Use

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, April 2015 issue available here

Presidents Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) on the designation of people with intellectual disabilities as being Medically Underserved Populaiton (MUP) click here.

AAHD Launches 2015 Membership Campaign….click here.

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

NCBDDD Research RFA’s released January 20th, 2015. Click here.

Friends of NCBDDD Webinar: Uncovering the Power of Data: Disability and Health Data Systems (DHDS)..More info.

White House Announces Disability Hiring Guide for Employers. The guide can be downloaded here: PDF.

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) releases new Fact Aheets -February 2015: Click here..

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

AAHD Quoted in Mental Health Weekly Challenges for 2015..more info.

Congress passes ABLE Act – Dec. 17th, 2014  More info here.

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Visit AAHD’s National Disability Navigator Resources Collaborative to learn about ACA Enrollment and 2015 Community Outreach Collaboratives at  www.nationaldisabilitynavigator.org

National Council on Aging leads first ever National Falls Prevention Resource Center – visit  www.ncoa.org/improve-health/center-for-healthy-aging/falls-prevention

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability  May 2015:  www.pacrim.hawaii.edu

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

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

Population Health in Medicaid Delivery System Reform

March 18 Center for Health Care Strategies brief
Learn more here.

LA County-Mississippi-Missouri-Ohio: Shared-Use Agreements to Support Public Health

The Network for Public Health Law March 19 webinar on the use of school facilities for community public health
Learn more here.

Employer Wellness Program Value – Ask About Fairness

March 18 Health Affairs blog
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Overcoming Obstacles to Health Care: Transportation Models That Work

Health Outcome Partners analysis
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California-Massachusetts-Missouri-Ohio-Washington-Wisconsin: Transportation Equity Projects include Persons with Disabilities

March Transportation Equity Caucus funded projects announcement
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