December 15, 2023
This webinar will highlight the successes of two Self-Direction Learning Collaborative teams: Colorado and Ohio. The webinar will also introduce a new publicly available NCAPPS resource, A Guide for Developing Strategic Objectives to Expand Self-Direction, which offers a road map for public managers and advocacy organizations looking to make self-direction more available and accessible in their own states.
December 14, 2023
ACL’s disability network, people with disabilities, and advocates have until January 29, 2024, to submit comments on the FDA Workshop to Enhance Clinical Study Diversity, which included a session focused on inclusion of people with disabilities (with a focus on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities).
December 13, 2023
At the White House event, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra announced that the department, through CMS, is providing additional tools that will help improve access for millions who receive Medicaid HCBS. CMS issued new guidance focused on building and maintaining worker registries so more individuals receiving Medicaid-covered services can receive care in a setting of their choice.
December 13, 2023
On November 20, a second round of ordering opened, allowing each household to place a second order to receive four more free tests. Households that have not yet placed an order can place two orders now, to receive a total of eight tests.
December 12, 2023
The course is designed for all personnel involved in disaster operations. It provides an introductory overview of information and strategies on how to include people with disabilities during mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery efforts.
December 11, 2023
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks comment on the draft of an update to the agency’s disability policy, which guides its work to advance inclusion of people with disabilities. Submit comments online until 5:00 PM ET on December 15, 2023.
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.