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AAHD Accepting Applications for AAHD Scholarships

We want to thank the many qualified applicants who submitted applications to AAHD’s Scholarship Program. Unfortunately, we had more talented applicants than money. We encourage those who did not win scholarships to apply again and wish them the best of luck in their studies. The 2010 winners are Amanda Dennis, Boston University School of Public Health… Read More »»

2013-2014 Scholarship Programs for Students with Disabilities Announced by American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)

 Press Release: Scholarship opportunities through AAHD’s unique program to support students pursuing higher education in the areas of health and disability. Washington DC (PRWEB) March 14, 2013 In continuance of the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) policy to support students with disabilities pursuing higher education, AAHD announces the launching of the 2013 –… Read More »»

AAHD Updates

On behalf of the board and staff of AAHD, we hope you enjoy our quarterly electronic newsletter, Health and Disability. This newsletter complements our weekly electronic newsletter, Disability and Public Health in the Media. AAHD plays a key role in information dissemination, policy development and partnership education and collaboration in the field of disability and public… Read More »»

Week of July 31

Wal-Mart Sued By Disability Advocates Over Inaccessible Payment Machines Covered July 25 by Fox News, Reuters, and San Jose Mercury and July 26 by Examiner and Huffington Post. Learn more now. Kansas City, Missouri-Justice Department Reach ADA Settlement On July 25, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an agreement with Kansas City, Missouri over… Read More »»

Week of July 17

Children with Disabilities More Likely To Face Violence The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) have issued a report that children with disabilities are more likely to face violence. Learn more here. Key National Indicators of Child Well Being July 7 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) report is here. C-SPAN Discussed Child… Read More »»

AAHD Scholarship Program

The AAHD Scholarship Committee and AAHD Board of Directors are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013-14 AAHD Scholarship Program On behalf of the board and staff of AAHD, we congratulate the winners and wish them the best of luck in their studies. The 2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients are: YuJu Chen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Lauren Presutti, Central Michigan University… Read More »»

Arkansas: Emergency Preparedness Resources

Agency                      Arkansas Department of Career Education Street Address       Luther Hardin Building Three Capitol Mall Little Rock, AR   72201 Phone                        (501) 682-1500 URL                            http://ace.arkansas.gov/index.html   Agency                      Arkansas Department of Career Education’s Division of Rehabilitation Services Street Address       525 West Capitol Avenue Little Rock, AR 72201 Phone                        (501) 296-1600 Toll-free (800) 330-0632 URL                            http://www.arsinfo.org/   Agency           … Read More »»

AAHD Accepting Applications for 2010-2011 AAHD Scholarship

The AAHD Scholarship Program supports undergraduate and graduate students with a disability who are pursuing study in public health, health promotion, disabilities studies, disability policy and disability research. Scholarships are $1,000 or less. Completed applications are due by November 15, and AAHD’s Board of Directors Scholarship Committee evaluates all applicants and awards scholarships in December. Please visit www.aahd.us/scholarship to learn… Read More »»

Extended Application date for AAHD Scholarship Fund

We have extended the deadline for applications for the AAHD scholarship fund to Nov. 15, 2009. This is the scholarship program’s inaugural year, and AAHD is excited about its launch. We expect the scholarship fund to grow over the next few years. The scholarships will help undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities pursue higher education in the field of… Read More »»