9/29 – Free Medicaid Waivers Webinar: Understanding and Acting on Medicaid Policy

September 29, 2017 | 3:00-4:30pm ET Join Medicaid experts from Health & Disability Advocates and the Legal Council for Health Justice to learn about Medicaid waivers and the process of waiver approval. This webinar will focus specifically on providing an overview of waivers that affect the disability community, as well as giving disability advocates an “inside look” […]

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Seeking Volunteer Coordinators for 2017 Disability Mentoring Day

Disability Mentoring Day (DMD) is a large-scale national effort coordinated by AAPD to promote career development for students and job-seekers with disabilities through hands-on career exploration and ongoing mentoring relationships. DMD Coordinators are the volunteers that make Disability Mentoring Day possible each year all around the country. Coordinators are responsible for setting up DMD events […]

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The 2017 Disability Equality Index names the “Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion” – 68 top-scoring companies pave the way for Corporate America

AAPD and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN) proudly released the 2017 Disability Equality Index (DEI) – the third year measured by the Index. 110 companies participated in the 2017 DEI, with results indicating where companies are excelling in their commitment to inclusive environmental, social, and governance policies. disabilityequalityindex.org/node/74

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BIAC’s Quarterly Newsletter: HeadSTRONG

biacolorado.org/biac/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/HeadSTRONG-v1-i3-Sept-2017-FINAL.pdf?mc_cid=1ced447598&mc_eid=353f707cd7 BIAC is proud to share the third issue of our quarterly newsletter,HeadSTRONG. This publication offers success stories, public policy updates, nutritional tips, and vital information about upcoming events. Survivors, family members, caregivers, and professionals can find meaningful content throughout each issue. Printed versions are mailed directly to all survivors participating in our case management program. Through efforts such as […]

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Colorado Launches ABLE Program

August 25, 2017 – The ABLE National Resource Center, managed by National Disability Institute (NDI), is excited to congratulate the State of Colorado on becoming the 28th state to launch an ABLE program. The Colorado ABLE Program, named Colorado ABLE, is administered by Colorado ABLE @ CollegeInvest, managed by Ascensus College Savings Recordkeeping Services, Inc. […]

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