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

News to Use

Social Media Subscriber & Membership Drive: click here

AAHD – Disability & Health Journal, October 2015 issue available here

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

Health Care For Americans with Disabilities – 25 Years after the ADAview webinar

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

Health Disparities in the People with Disabilities in US… here

HHS Takes Next Step in Advancing Health Equity through ACA ….click here

July 30, 20th, CDC MMWR ReportPrevalence of Disability and Disability Type Report

ADA – 25 Year Anniversary – 10 Things to Know About the Americans with Disabilities Act… click here

NDNRC releases video series featuring important Affordable Care Act enrollment questions… more info

NCOA – Tips for Engaging People with Disabilities in Evidenced Based Programs  more info

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

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center for Latest Policy Updates

AAHD Launches 2015 Membership Campaign….click here.

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

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

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


State of the States in Aging and Disability, 2015

National Association of States United for Aging and Disability (NASUAD) annual survey report
Learn more here

Behavioral and Physical Health Integration in Medicaid

September 17 MACPAC (Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission) report and meeting presentation
Learn more here

Integrating and Coordinating Specialty Behavioral Healthcare with the Medical System

October 1 Kennedy Forum call for national action and issue brief
Learn more here

New York: High Hospital Emergency Room Use by ICFs/ID

October 2 HHS Office of the Inspector General (OIG) examination of intermediate care facilities for persons with intellectual disability
Learn more here

Role and Importance of State Medicaid Leadership

September 28 Milbank Memorial Fund report
Learn more here

Read More »»

Benefits of AAHD Membership

Join AAHD Today to

Support the health and wellness of people with Disabilities through research, public awareness, education and advocacy.

  • Subscription to the peer reviewed Disability and Health Journal, newsletters, and other publications
  • Access to current scientific, programmatic and policy information through AAHD initiatives, Resource Center, and Website
  • Representation on Capitol Hill, with federal agencies and on national coalitions

Latest Tweets