About the Study

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital is seeking study participants for two surveys. Urinary symptoms are common after a spinal cord injury or Multiple Sclerosis. Please consider taking one of the following surveys on urinary symptoms:

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:27
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About the Webinar

ACL's Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs (ONHPP), in collaboration with consultant Tim McNeill, invites you to a business acumen webinar on The role of National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) accreditation as part of a broader business development strategy for CBOs.

Join the webinar on Wednesday, 15 November, from 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET.

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By Lance Robertson, ACL Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and all month we've been celebrating the many contributions of workers with disabilities and highlighting some of our work to remove the barriers that often prevent people with disabilities from working.

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 14:28

Blog Post October 4, 2017

On September 29, President Trump signed an executive order continuing the President's Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) through September 30, 2019.

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 14:58
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Blog Post August 31, 2017

People are coming together to help survivors of Hurricane Harvey in many ways. This support shows the positive side of people helping other people. Our networks are working hard to take care of each other.

Americans are supporting those who are in need – they are doing so selflessly and with good intentions. First responders, the military, and regular citizens are working tirelessly to help our aging and disability communities with their needs.

Fri, 09/29/2017 - 13:14
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Training Source: 
Other
Beginning Date: 
07/29/2017
End Date: 
08/01/2017
Type of Training: 
On-location

Blog Post June 21, 2017

The words people and organizations use demonstrate their perspectives and provide references for discussions. Community-based organizations (CBOs) looking to work with new integrated care or health service systems, such as Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) need to understand the common terminology used in those systems. This webinar will help with learning about how using common terms can further efforts to develop collaborative relationships with health plans and systems while continuing to further the mission of CBOs.

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 14:21

Blog Post June 22, 2017

Eighteen years ago today, the Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling in the case Olmstead v. L.C. The court ruled that under the Americans with Disabilities Act, people with disabilities cannot be unnecessarily segregated and must receive services in the most integrated setting possible.

In other words, if someone is able to live in the community with appropriate services and supports, they should have the choice to do so.

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 14:00
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ACL Blog Post May 30, 2017

Earlier this month, ACL launched a webinar series reflecting the agency's commitment to and development of measures for home and community-based services (HCBS) quality. The series provides a platform for internal and external stakeholders to share developments and collaborate on HCBS quality efforts.

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 17:04
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