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January 16, 2024
This call will be an informal space to network, share experiences, and learn from others. Sample discussion topics will include intergenerational program partners, strategies to identify and reach possible participants, and more.
January 16, 2024
ACL's National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) is announcing a new funding opportunity for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.
January 12, 2024
The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC), a federal advisory committee that coordinates federal efforts and provides advice to the Secretary of Health and Human Services on issues related to autism spectrum disorder (ASD), is seeking public comments to assist the committee in identifying priorities related to physical health, mental health, and other related conditions that commonly co-occur with autism.
January 12, 2024
The expansion of public access requirements, as listed in this plan, will be incorporated into a new ACL Public Access Policy. The new policy will be released by December 31, 2024, and implemented by December 31, 2025. Until the new policy is in place, ACL will continue to follow the current Public Access Plan.
January 11, 2024
The ACL-funded Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network, the nation’s first federally funded technical assistance center for those who serve grandparents and other kin caregivers and the children they raise, has announced an opportunity for states, territories, and/or large counties to apply to work with the nation’s leading experts on kinship families.
January 11, 2024
AmeriCorps and ACL have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate development of collaborative activities to help modernize the way public and private nonprofit organizations utilize volunteers — especially older adults and people with disabilities.
January 10, 2024
In this webinar, panelists will discuss how communities can get started with asset-based community development (ABCD) and outline how ABCD can be used to support children outside of formal service systems and keep them in the least restrictive placements with their families and natural supports.
January 10, 2024
The ACL-funded Link Center invites you to participate in its quarterly Shared Learning Group virtual gathering series. January’s webinars are focused on the topic of supports for trauma. These groups are an opportunity to dive into important topics and tap into your expertise and experiences related to people with cognitive disabilities, including intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), brain injury, and other disabilities, and co-occurring mental health conditions.
January 9, 2024
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently released updated guidance requiring federal agencies to improve their digital accessibility for people with disabilities. Nearly half of the most popular federal government websites are not fully accessible, which prevents access to critical services and information for millions of Americans.
January 5, 2024
Care navigators are valuable members of interdisciplinary dementia care and support teams as they help people living with dementia and their caregivers connect with needed resources and provide important insight and information about their clients to the full dementia team. In this webinar, participants will learn about two programs using care navigators.

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