Health Disparities in People with Disabilities – October 2015

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Social Media Subscriber & Membership Drive: click here

UWA – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) to view dissemination materials (Feb. 2016)

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

New Funding Opportunities from NCBDDD and DRDC – Deadline March 1, 2016….more info here

AAHD 2016 Public Policy Priorities Read more

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

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.

32nd Annual Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity will be held on April 25-26, 2016…more info

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.


NCBDDD, Disability Research Dissemination Center Releases Funding Opportunities

The Disability Research and Dissemination Center (DRDC) in coordination with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the CDC, is pleased to announce the availability of THREE (3)  NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2016. Visit the DRDC website to learn more about the funding opportunities and submission process. Deadline: March 1st.
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Disability Statistics Annual Report and “Compendium”

The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire conducted their February 4 annual DC briefing and released a new “compendium,” a web-based tool containing multiple federal agency data.
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Community-Centered Health Homes – Lessons Learned

February 5 Prevention Institute report
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Health Homes – Patient-Centered Medical Homes – PCPCC Annual Evidence Report

February 2 Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Congressional briefing and 2014-2015 report
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University of Washington – Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center RRTC

The Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC), a federally –funded research and training center is tasked with promoting healthy aging for persons living with a long-term physical disability.
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