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Announcements 2018

February 22, 2018
TBI Stakeholders: Please join the Administration for Community Living (ACL) this March in observance of Brain Injury Awareness Month. ACL will host Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Stakeholder Day on March 19, 2018, and a brown bag lunch during Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 20, 2018. Brain Injury Awareness Day is hosted by the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, co-chaired by representatives Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.) and Thomas J. Rooney (R-Fla.).
February 21, 2018
February is American Heart Month. According to the American Heart Association, approximately 85 million adults (greater than 1 in 3) have cardiovascular disease; more than 43 million adults age 60 and older are impacted.  Additionally, about two-thirds of cardiovascular disease-related deaths occur in people age 75 and older.
February 16, 2018
ACL's Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) State Partnership Program is announcing two new funding opportunities.
February 16, 2018
Public Comment Open From February 13 - March 13 The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) invites the public to comment on proposed changes to the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS). There are new measures, changes to existing measures and guidelines and strategies for addressing issues that apply across various HEDIS measures.
February 14, 2018
The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) has released its 2017 report, America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Families, Communities and the U.S. Economy. Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide services and supports that empower people with intellectual disabilities to live in the community. 
February 13, 2018
What is the healthcare experience like for people with disabilities? And what is Disability Competent Care?
February 13, 2018
American Society on Aging Blog (February 13)—authored by ACL staffers Dementia in Underserved Communities: Getting Services & Supports into Minority & Rural Communities
February 12, 2018
Two new grant opportunities from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) at ACL have been announced under the Disab
February 8, 2018
The Home and Community- Based Services (HCBS) Quality Measurement Tools webinar is the fourth event in ACL's HCBS quality informational webinar series. Join us on February 21st at 2pm EST to learn from Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) experts about HCBS quality measurement tools.
February 8, 2018
The National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) announced a new funding opportunity under the

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