The National Advisory Board advocates for the rights of older adults and people with disablities to live healthy, independent lives at home.
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April is Autism Acceptance Month. Join us as we strive to make our communities more inclusive of everyone and seek to create a world that thrills in the neurodiversity of all of its members. For more information on autistic acceptance or to learn more about how autism is a part of you, your family and community, check out out pals The Autistic Self Advocacy Network or the Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network
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Today we remember the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez, who said “Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore." Learn more about his legacy at ufw.org/research/history/story-cesar-chavez/ ...
Today is World TB Day, marking the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB). Hear from TB surviors about how TB affects people in the US. youtu.be/nXuDvfLrJss ...
Today is World TB Day, marking the day in 1882 when Dr. Robert Koch announced the discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacteria that cause tuberculosis (TB). Dr. Koch’s discovery was the most important step taken toward the prevention and control of this deadly disease. Join us ad the CDC to learn how new tests, shorter treatment regimens, and a focus on latent TB infection will help end TB in the U.S. www.cdc.gov/tb/worldtbday ...
Anyone can set up their laptop on their kitchen table and call it a home office, but how you make working from home an effective endeavor takes a little more effort. Here is some guidance from our friends who telework full time bit.ly/3a9kM98 ...
March 20th is National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness DayExternal (NNHAAD), a time to raise awareness about the presence of HIV and AIDS in our Native communities, which include American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.https://www.cdc.gov/features/nativehivaids/index.html ...
This 8-page booklet about the Coronavirus is written in plain language. It was created by and for people with developmental disabilities. It focuses on “need to know” information (not “nice to know” information). Please share it widely. Our goal is to keep people with disabilities healthy during this national crisis. Let us know if you have suggestions on how to improve this booklet.
National Advisory Board on Improving Health Care Services updated their profile picture.
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At a time of uncertainty let us also take today to wrap ourselves in the Irish spirit of resiliency, family, and tradition. Wishing you a day be full of rainbows, pots of gold and lots of Irish cheer to last the whole year.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! ...
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“Disability doesn’t make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does.”
Join us and declare your independence!
Together we can make a difference in health – our care, supports and services, and how we access and navigate between them. Join the movement for independence, and the ability to choose our own health solutions so that we and the ones we love can age gracefully and healthfully.
Join the National Advisory Board (NAB) on Improving Health Care Services for Older Adults and People with Disabilities in its effort to modernize the health care infrastructure in America and drive long-term supports and services to the forefront of health care transformation. Declare your independence!
Sign our Declaration to give older adults and people living with disabilities the right to health independence at home.
Declaration for Independence
Six Principles to Modernize the Health Care Infrastructure
Enhanced Self-Care, Improved Coordination
Encourage Community Integration and Involvement
Expand Accessibility of Services and Supports
Uphold Personal Preference
Empower People to Participate in the Economic Mainstream
Investment in Improved Technology
SIGN OUR DECLARATION
to give older adults and people living with disabilities the right to health independence at home.