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Latest Issue of Disability and Health Journal -January 2015


Issue Highlights

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News to Use

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.

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

AAHD is Expanding our AAHD State/Regional Liaison Program in 2015!  

If you are interested in supporting AAHD’s outreach and dissemination efforts to state and communities please send an email to Karl Cooper at kcooper@aahd.us  ​
Learn more here.

National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research 2014 Program Highlights

February NIDRR report; beginning in 2015 the name of the Institute has been expanded to: National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research
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NCBDDD Improving The Health of People with Disabilities 2014 Program Highlights

CDC National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, division annual report
Learn more here.

Newborn Screening: State Initiatives at Quality Improvement

January 28 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASHTO) webinar
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NCBDDD Birth Defects Research and Prevention 2014 Program Highlights

CDC National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, division annual report
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