Recently, ACL’s Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities awarded $1.85 million in funding to University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs). The funding includes a grant to establish a new training center supporting people with developmental disabilities and co-occurring serious mental illness, as well as grants to continue efforts to promote diversity and cultural competence across the developmental disabilities network through diversity fellowships and partnerships with minority-serving institutions.

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 13:08

ACL is pleased to welcome Julie Hocker as the Commissioner of the Administration on Disabilities. Hocker brings to the role extensive experience in operational process improvement, risk management, and effectiveness assessment. 

Fri, 11/02/2018 - 12:09
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Training Source: 
Other
Beginning Date: 
10/17/2018
End Date: 
10/17/2018
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$0
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Part of the Aging and Disability Business Institute Series—a Collaboration of n4a and ASA

About the Position

Center for Independent Living of Northwest Florida, Inc. dba CIL Disability Resource Center (CILDRC) is searching for an experienced Advocacy/Outreach Coordinator to lead and develop advocacy activities in the four county area of Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton Counties.

Organization: 
CIL Disability Resource Center (CILDRC)
Location: 
Pensacola, FL
Fri, 11/02/2018 - 18:35

ACL awarded five new grants totaling $1.96 million over five years (or $392,000 for each grantee) to help develop and test model approaches for enhancing the quality, effectiveness, and monitoring of home and community-based services (HCBS) for people with developmental disabilities. The projects funded by the new grants began on September 30, 2018. 

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:26
Training Source: 
Other
Beginning Date: 
10/25/2018
End Date: 
10/25/2018
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$0
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Webinar/Teleconference
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RTC: Rural
Training Source: 
Other
Beginning Date: 
10/17/2018
End Date: 
10/24/2018
Registration Fee: 
$0
Type of Training: 
Webinar/Teleconference

ACL has awarded three grants to continue and enhance the collection and analysis of national longitudinal trends pertaining to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities around the issues of state spending for developmental disabilities services, residential services, and employment services. Along with its commitment to continue funding high quality longitudinal research, ACL has emphasized the need for this research to be understandable and usable by the public, including people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD).

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 11:02
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The American Association on Health and Disability is accepting applications for the Frederick J. Krause Scholarship for undergraduate (sophomore standing and above) and graduate students with disabilities who are majoring in a field related to disability and health.

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:46

Notice of Intent to Apply Due: Wed., October 10, 2018, 5 p.m. ET

Application Deadline: Wed., November 7, 2018, 5 p.m. ET

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 14:53
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