Policy Updates

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Visit www.recovery.gov to learn more about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. “The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. The Recovery and Reinvestment Act is an […]

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Recovery Act Opportunities

A large number of opportunities are becoming available as federal agencies implement the Recovery Act. You can search, monitor and review grant opportunities at Grants.gov; contract opportunities at FedBizOpps.gov; and loan opportunities at GovLoans.gov. To learn if you are eligible to receive government benefits, visit www.GovBenefits.gov . Learn More.

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White House Policy Resources

Visit www.whitehouse.gov To learn more about the Whitehouse agenda, current legislation, blogs, briefing room and administration. Visit www.whitehouse.gov/briefingroom To learn more about actions by President Obama that have impact on the federal government, but do not require legilsation or Congressional approval.

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U.S. Department of Justice Public Hearing on Advance Notice of Proposed Rule Makings Accessibility of Mammography Equipment

AAHD provided testimony to the Department of Justice’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding Accessible Equipment and Furniture based on remarks provided by AAHDto the U.S. Access Board in a public forum on access to medical diagnostic equipment held in July, 2010. The Access Board website provides further information on accessibility requirements specific to designing medical equipment. […]

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U.S. Access Board’s Medical Diagnostic Equipment Public Information Meeting

(July 29, 2010) AAHD makes presentation to the U.S. Access Board in a public forum on access to medical diagnostic equipment held in July, 2010. For transcript of AAHD’s morning presentation: www.access-board.gov

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Increasing Mammography Screening for Women with Disabilities in the DC Metro Area

SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CUREÒ AND AMERICAN ASSOCIATION ON HEALTH & DISABILITY (AAHD) WORK TOWARD INCREASING MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENING FOR WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES IN THE DC METRO AREA   Q:  What is being done in the DC Metro Area to make mammography screening more accessible for women with disabilities?   The American Association on Health […]

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