Effective Communication in Healthcare
Effective Communication in Healthcare
Aug 09, 2019

Infographic created by the Northeast ADA Center with reminders about effective communication in healthcare.

Celebrate the ADA
Celebrate the ADA
Aug 01, 2019

As a healthcare provider, it is important to be informed about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Celebrate the ADA and the ADA Anniversary (July 26)! While much progress has been made, much remains to be done.

Push To Require Disability Training For Doctors Meets Resistance
Push To Require Disability Training For Doctors Meets Resistance
Jun 17, 2019

Disability advocates push for required training in medical schools for future doctors to treat people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, but they're hitting roadblocks.

AAHDs Medicaid Social Media Toolkit
AAHDs Medicaid Social Media Toolkit
Jun 12, 2019

The American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) recently updated the Medicaid Social Media Toolkit to promote its importance for people with disabilities.

Telehealth for Acute and Chronic Care Consultations
Telehealth for Acute and Chronic Care Consultations
May 01, 2019

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality complied a systematic review entitled Telehealth for Acute and Chronic Care Consultations which assesses the effectiveness of telehealth consultations and explores supplemental decision making.

Living Independent From Tobacco for People with Disabilities and Their Caregivers
Living Independent From Tobacco for People with Disabilities and Their Caregivers
Mar 22, 2019

Recent article on the effectiveness of Living Independent From Tobacco, a tobacco cessation intervention designed for people with disabilities.

New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids Have Autism
New Government Report Suggests 1 In 40 Kids Have Autism
Nov 27, 2018

A report published recently, November 2018, suggests the estimated prevalence of autism in US children could be as high as 1 in 40. The researchers used data from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health (NSCH) nationally representative survey of 50,212 children.

Improved Care for Kids With Complex Conditions
Improved Care for Kids With Complex Conditions
Oct 14, 2018

A new legislation, Advancing Care for Exceptional Kids Act, was recently approved by the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee. This particular legislation creates a subcategory for children on Medicaid.

Prevalence of Disabilities and Health Care Care Access
Prevalence of Disabilities and Health Care Care Access
Sep 04, 2018

Individuals with disabilities experience a multitude of barriers when accessing the health care system. In a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, disability-specific disparities in health care were identified among non-institutionalized adults with six disability types.

Dr. Ed Laskowski on Childhood Obesity
Dr. Ed Laskowski on Childhood Obesity
Aug 12, 2018

In this video, Dr. Laskowski, Co-Director of Sports Medicine at Mayo Clinic Rochester, talks about the childhood obesity epidemic and the importance of incorporating exercise in conversations with adolescents and their parent or caregiver.

Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality Training
Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality Training
Jul 05, 2018

This training is a part of a series focused on sharing the findings of the Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality in CILs study conducted by Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU).

2018 Health Equity Research Snapshot
2018 Health Equity Research Snapshot
Jun 19, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Prevention Research Center created the 2018 Health Equity Research snapshot to highlight innovative research projects.

Core Competencies on Disability Health Care Education
Core Competencies on Disability Health Care Education
May 15, 2018

The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education and the Ohio Disability and Health Program have updated the Core Competencies on Disability for Health Care Education. This document serves as resource for improving disability training for health care students.

HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019
HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019
Apr 16, 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services released the Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2019. The goal of the rule is to increase flexibility, improving affordability, strengthening program integrity, empowering consumers, promoting stability, and reducing unnecessary regulatory practices associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

Supporting Community-Based Organizations in their Move to Managed Care Webinar
Supporting Community-Based Organizations in their Move to Managed Care Webinar
Mar 28, 2018

This webinar will provide information about experiences supporting Community-Based Organizations as they moved to managed care health plans. The webinar will provide valuable lessons learned.

Health Care Provider Quarterly Digest
Health Care Provider Quarterly Digest
Feb 06, 2018

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) will launch a new subscription service, Health Care Provider Quarterly Digest, focused on providing essential information to health care providers focused on multiple areas including health and individuals with disabilities beginning February 2018.

Assisting Legal Immigrant Patients with Obtaining Health Insurance
Assisting Legal Immigrant Patients with Obtaining Health Insurance
Dec 05, 2017

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) have developed two new videos to assist organizations in helping legal immigrants obtain health insurance.

U.S, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Milestone Tracker App
U.S, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Milestone Tracker App
Nov 15, 2017

The CDC has developed its Milestone Tracker app aimed to help parents determine if their children are at risk for developmental issues.