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 www.disabilityresearchcenter.com

Visit AAHD Public Policy Center


AAHD Policy Updates.


Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -July 2014


Issue Highlights

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

News to Use

Health Disparities Project Survey Request  Click here.

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

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: www.grants.gov . Search for CFDA 93.332 or Funding Opportunity CA-NAV-14-002.

American Academy on Developmental Medicine and Dentistry 12th Annual Education Conference  being held at 2014 Special Olympics US National Games in New Jersey..read more.

CMS posts Special Enrollment Period and Medicaid/Chip screener tool at www.healthcare.gov/screener

The CDC webinar for Clinicians, ,“Recommending Physical Activity for Patients with Disabilities” is now archived on the Friends of NCBDDD website. Visit  www.friendsofncbddd.org

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

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

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:  www.project-accessibility-usa.org

AAHD assists National Council on Aging (NCOA) Center for Healthy Aging,  National Resource Center on Chronic Disease Self Management Learn more

CDC: Disability and Health Data System  Click here. 

 

Profile of State Public Health Agencies

June Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) report.
Learn more here.

Using Community Health Assessments to Promotoe Health Equity

June 24 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) webinar recording.
Learn more here.

Persons with Disabilities and Screening for Colon and Rectal Cancer

July 7 Reuters summary of a new study by the Oregon Health and Sciences Center.
Learn more here.

Financial Capability of Adults with Disabilities

July 22 National Disability Institute report.
Learn more here.

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Chart Book

July 21 Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) report.
Learn more here.

“Empowering Patients as Partners in Health Care”

July 24 Heath Affairs.
Learn more here.… Read More »»

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