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

News to Use

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

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

AAHD - Disability & Health Journal, January 2015 issue available here.

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

White House is hosting a number of conference calls to discuss the benefits of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in communities nationwide. More info.

White House Office of Public Engagement and AAHD host webinar on Healthcare Coverage Outreach and Enrollment for people with Disabilities on January 15th. Presentation available here.

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

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

AAHD Launches 2015 Membership Campaign….click here.

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center for Latest Policy Updates

The Congress of the United States has sent the President appropriations legislation through September 30, 2015. Details on ACL-CDC-CDC NCBDDD-CDC Chronic Disease-Prevention & Public Health Fund-and-SAMHSA are available on the AAHD public policy updates page.  Click here.

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

National Council on Aging leads first ever National Falls Prevention Resource Center – visit

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability  May 2015:

TSA – Call TSA Cares toll free at 1-855-787-2227 if you or a family member has a disability or medical condition

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.

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

New On Line Training Modules: Project Accessibility USA 

NCBDDD, DisabilityResearch and Dissemination Center (DRDC) releases new research RFA’s

Deadline Feb. 27th
Learn more here.

Expanding the Boundaries: Health Equity and Public Health Practice (part 2)

January 8 Public Health Institute webinar; includes the Minnesota experience. January 13 AAHD news #2 included the link to the NACCHO book of this title.
Learn more here.

Linking Public Health and Advanced Primary Care to Improve Outcomes

January 9 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTAO) webinar
Learn more here.

 “Precision-Medicine: Improving Health and Treating Disease”

White House explains President’s state-of-the-union announced precision-medicine initiative.
Learn more here

Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative: CMS Releases Final Evaluation Results

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