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Funding APS: Common & Less-Common Sources

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ACL's Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC) is hosting a webinar to review various potential funding sources for APS. During this webinar, participants will learn about Social Service Block Grant (SSBG) and Medicaid Administrative Claiming. Presenters will also discuss their experiences securing Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding and will highlight challenges associated with using VOCA funding for APS.

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Rehabilitation Engineering Research Centers (RERC) Program: RERC on Rehabilitation Strategies, Techniques, and Interventions

he purpose of the RERC program is to improve the effectiveness of services authorized under the Rehabilitation Act by conducting advanced engineering research on and development of innovative technologies that are designed to solve particular rehabilitation problems or to remove environmental barriers.

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Community Living and Participation (Research)

he purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social sel

Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) Program: Chronic Disease Management for People with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

The purpose of NIDILRR's Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects (DRRP) which are funded through the Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects and Centers Program, is to plan and conduct research, demonstration projects, training, and related activities, including international activities, to develop methods, procedures, and rehabilitation technology that maximize the full inclusion and integration into society, employment, independent living, family support, and economic and social se

Traumatic Brain Injury Stakeholder Day

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. The Administration for Community Living is hosting Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Stakeholder Day on March 3, 2020. TBI Stakeholder Day is an opportunity for members of the TBI community to come to Washington, DC to discuss important issues around TBI services, supports, and systems and to learn from other stakeholders, brain injury survivors, family members, support networks, and state and federal representatives.

ACL is also hosting a brown bag lunch during Brain Injury Awareness Day on Capitol Hill on March 4, 2020.

RAISE Family Caregiving Advisory Council Virtual Meeting

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ACL has announced the second meeting of the advisory council established by the RAISE Family Caregivers Act. The purpose of this council is to provide recommendations on effective models of family caregiving and support to family caregivers. This meeting is open to the public. Individuals have the option to attend in person in Washington, DC or join virtually. 

Just Wanna Live My Best Life - Shaping Medicaid HCBS to Fit the Individual Priorities of Self-Advocates

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The Administration for Community Living has announced a new monthly webinar series on promising practices in addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) and building provider capacity. ACL is hosting this webinar series in partnership with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid. Webinars will address topics including person-centered planning, guardianship reform, aligning HCBS policy with SDOH, housing, employment, community inclusion, and transportation, and more. 
 

Switzer Research Fellowships Program

The purpose of this program is to build research capacity by providing support to highly-qualified individuals, including those who have disabilities, to conduct research on the rehabilitation of individuals with disabilities. Fellows must conduct original research in an area authorized by section 204 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended.

Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting

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The Elder Justice Coordinating Council (EJCC) coordinates activities related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation across the federal government. Council members include the leaders of federal departments, agencies, and entities administering programs related to abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation. EJCC has announced that they will hold an upcoming meeting on Tuesday, December 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

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