Category Archives: Health

ASAN Joint Statement from both #Disability and #LGBT Community on the Death of #KaydenClarke

Below please find the joint statement on the death of Kayden Clarke, an autistic trans man who was killed this weekend by Mesa Police during a mental health crisis. This statement is supported jointly by both LGBTQ and disability organizations. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Persons with Disabilities As an Unrecognized Health Disparity Population (February 26 at 1pm)

Conference Call: Persons with Disabilities As an Unrecognized Health Disparity Population Date and time: Thursday, 2/26/15  at 1:00-2:00pm EST Call Information:  877-892-1239; Participant Code: 2720515 “Persons with Disabilities As an Unrecognized Health Disparity Population” The American Journal of Public Health … Continue reading

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MyCare #Ohio and its Dangerous Treatment of People with #Disabilities by Dominick Evans

Earlier in the year, individuals dual eligible for #Medicare and #Medicaid, had been informed that in various states, a new program, combining the two programs under the guise of making them more streamlined, would be implemented. This has been done … Continue reading

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Health Update

Technical Assistance on the Independent Living Programs and Informational Update Regarding the Transition from the Department of Education to ACL Source: Administration for Community Living (ACL) The Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act of 2014 (WIOA), signed into law by President … Continue reading

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Health Update

ON MENTAL ILLNESS: Overcoming Challenges in Spite of a Disability Jack Bragen Friday September 19, 2014 – 10:07:00 AM If you have a disability whether it is psychiatric or physical, many people might think you’re off the hook concerning dealing … Continue reading

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Health Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO:              ADAPT WHAT:            ADAPT TAKES OVER THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION WHERE:         ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION 1401 WEST CAPITOL AVENUE,  SUITE 180 WHEN:           MONDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2104 ADAPT, A NATIONAL GRASSROOTS GROUP OF ACTIVISTS WITH DISABILITIES, HAS … Continue reading

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