2010-Summer

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 […]

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AAHD Summer Membership Campaign in Honor of ADA’s 20th Anniversary

AAHD is embarking on a Summer Membership Campaign in honor of the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. New and renewing AAHD members will receive the discount price of $100.00, which includes a subscription to the peer-reviewed Disability and Health Journal. The Journal is indexed on Scopus, Excerpta Medica, EMBASE, Current Abstracts and TOC Premiere, and will […]

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AAHD Receives Grant from Google

Under a grant from Google AdWords, AAHD will create and run ads on Google and the Google advertising network. The AdWords will appear along with search results when someone searches Google using one of the keywords selected by AAHD. Ads will appear under “Sponsored links” on the right side of a search page and sometimes in other areas […]

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New York Builds Disability and Minority Interests into RFP Process

As of January 2009, all Requests for Proposals/Applications (RFP/A) issued from New York’s Department of Health, Center for Community Health (CCH) must reflect the needs of people with disabilities and minorities, regardless of where the funding is coming from — the state or the private sector. In March 2010, the policy was extended to the […]

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Health Care Reform and People With Disabilities: What’s Ahead?

Nearly three months after the arrival of long-awaited health care reform, many people are not sure how things will change. In May 2010, 44 percent of Americans reported being confused about it, and more than a third of the public do not understand how the new law will affect them and their families.1 The Patient […]

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