Announcements

March 16, 2020
Innovations in Accessible Mobility (NADTC) Deadline: April 8, 2020
March 13, 2020
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has opened a new funding opportunity for the 
March 13, 2020
New resources and updated information added to ACL.gov/COVID-19 The volume of information is growing, so we have added sub-sections in an attempt to make key information easier to find. We also have published several FAQs and other new resources. For example, we created a section explicitly for the aging and disability networks.
March 12, 2020
The Alzheimer’s Association 24/7 Helpline is hosting a 3-part webinar series in partnership with ACL, the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), the Eldercare Locator, AARP, SAGE, and National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. The goal of these webinars is to ensure professionals understand the impact of Alzheimer’s disease and brain health on American families, and how critical it is to connect them to information, community resources, and support.
March 12, 2020
First webinar is Friday, March 27 at 12:00 PM ET. The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) will host a three-part pharmacy-related webinar series about osteoporosis, dental care, and bowel management for individuals living with paralysis, spinal cord injuries, and their families. These webinars are produced as part of the Paralysis Resource Center’s community education initiative. Friday, March 27, 2020, 12:00 PM ET
March 10, 2020
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration last week published a final rule to ban electrical stimulation devices (ESDs) used for self-injurious or aggressive behavior because they present an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury that cannot be corrected or eliminated through new or updated device labeling.
March 10, 2020
Evidence-Based Program Review Process: Assessing If Applicants Meet ACL Health Promotion Program Criteria
March 6, 2020
Early data suggest older people are twice as likely to have serious COVID-19 illness. In addition, people of all ages, with or without disabilities, seem to be at higher risk for more serious COVID-19 illness if they have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease. See ACL.gov/COVID-19 for CDC's latest recommendations for people at higher risk  and other updates.
March 6, 2020
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has opened a new funding opportunity for the

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