October 16, 2019
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL has awarded a number of grants to support research towards advancing employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Below are highlights of some of the various projects set to begin:
October 16, 2019
  Tuesday, October 29, 2019, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join the webinar at the time of the event (no registration needed) Password: NORSagid1! Session number: 645 316 491
October 15, 2019
Register for the webinar on Tuesday, October 29 at 3 - 4:30 pm.
October 15, 2019
October is Residents' Rights Month, an annual event recognizing the respect, dignity, and rights to which all residents of long-term care facilities are entitled. The federal Nursing Home Reform Law guarantees residents’ rights and places a strong emphasis on individual dignity, choice, and self-determination.  The law also requires nursing homes to “promote and protect the rights of each resident.”
October 8, 2019
  ACL announces the 2019 awards for its state and community ADPI. The 13 newly awarded, 3-year cooperative agreements are with 4 states and 9 community organizations for a total of $10,370,642. The awardees are located in 11 states across the nation.
October 3, 2019
ACL has awarded three new grants totaling $225,000 to support a year of planning for future state-based collaborative projects to make progress in strategies and facilitate decisional supports for all adults. 
October 3, 2019
ACL has released a data profile using data from the Caregiver Outcome Evaluation Study of the National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP).
October 2, 2019
Today ACL awarded a new grant totaling $1.5 million over three years to address the health disparities of Americans with disabilities that result from inequities in care across the lifespan. This center is a first of its kind investment aimed at educating medical professionals about the civil rights and support needs of Americans with disabilities as they access routine and lifesaving care from the beginning of life until its natural end. 
October 1, 2019
Today, ACL joins the country in celebrating the start of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and recognizing the often overlooked talents that people with disabilities bring to the workforce

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