December 8, 2023
We are sharing this important food safety update from the CDC.
December 7, 2023
The Aging and Disability Business Institute is seeking participation in the latest Community-Based Organization and Health Care Contracting Survey. They hope to hear about your health care contracting experiences.
December 6, 2023
The purpose of this program is to build research capacity by providing support to highly qualified individuals, including those who have disabilities, to conduct research on the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities.
December 5, 2023
ACL is pleased to announce the selection of 32 organizations for participation in the 2023-2024 Community Care Hub National Learning Community.
December 4, 2023
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) joins the disability community in mourning the loss of Andrés Gallegos, Chairman of the National Council on Disability (NCD), who passed away over the weekend. Andrés was one of our nation’s most important legal minds on disability rights, a fierce champion of true inclusion and equal opportunities for disabled people, and a leader in the independent living movement.
December 1, 2023
The Center for Transition to Adult Health Care for Youth with Disabilities, a national resource center funded by ACL’s Administration on Disabilities (AoD), has launched a new website to help young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) direct their own transition to the adult health care system.
November 30, 2023
Join the ACL-funded Modernizing Senior Centers Resource Center and the National Center to Reframe Aging for a fun and interactive virtual summit where participants will look at how to communicate about senior centers. The summit will provide information, resources, examples, and activities that you can use to enhance the image of your center and be an agent of change in combatting ageism in your community.
November 30, 2023
We hope you have enjoyed the ACL Updates, blog posts, and other information we have shared throughout National Family Caregivers Month. As we close the 2023 celebration, we’re recapping a few important highlights in case you missed the opportunity to read, watch, or share with your networks.
November 29, 2023
The Social Health Connector uses a person-centered virtual assessment to generate a customized social health connection plan for people with disabilities, older adults, and family caregivers. This personalized plan leverages AI and machine learning to offer insights into individualized risks and strengths, highlighting local recommended resources for users in Virginia.
November 28, 2023
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an updated joint-policy statement on supporting the inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood programs. The statement reiterates expectations for inclusive early childhood settings and updates recommendations for state and local agencies that implement Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs, Head Start, child care, home visiting, preschool, and public schools to increase inclusive early learning opportunities for all children.