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Debunking the Myths of Supported Decision-Making and Guardianship

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The Arc is hosting a webinar about the importance of self-determination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). During the webinar, presenters will discuss how people with I/DD can build self-determination skills and maintain control over their own lives. Participants will learn about guardianship, including the obstacles it presents, and will also hear about some less restrictive decision-making alternatives. 

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Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA

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The US Access Board is devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Access Board is hosting a public board meeting in recognition of the ADA anniversary. During this meeting, ACL Administrator and Access Board Chair Lance Robertson will deliver a welcome address before a series of discussions on how the ADA has changes our country. 

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Getting started with the Provider Relief Fund for Medicaid, CHIP, and dental providers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Provider Relief Fund (PRF), is distributing $15 billion to eligible Medicaid, CHIP, and dental providers.  If you are a provider who is interested in learning about the application process for the PRF, please register and join the webcast on July 27th.  Please feel free to share the webcast information with other providers that would be interested in participating as well.

Protecting Older Adults Against COVID-19 Related Scams and Obtaining Relief from Financial Distress

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NCLER is hosting a webinar focused on how to help older adults prevent COVID-19 related scams and alleviate financial distress. The webinar will present typical scams targeting older adults and discuss how to avoid them. Participants will learn about legal protections, resources for older adults, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's efforts to address fraud and provide information on recovering from financial distress.

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Using Technology to Combat Loneliness in Wake of COVID-19

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This webinar is presented by the American Society on Aging and sponsored by Best Buy Health. The webinar will discuss the risks of social isolation and how health plans can address these issues, along with other SDOH needs. During the webinar, attendees will learn about the  benefits of health-based technology and the social work model, as well as potential barriers and strategies for implementation.

Findings of NADTC’s 2019 National Survey of Transportation Providers

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This webinar will present the results from NADTC's 2019 National Survey of Transportation Providers. This survey was administered in partnership with KRC Research and collected information from transportation providers that serve older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers. The survey included questions about communications and outreach, driver training and safety, coordination, funding, challenges and unmet needs. During the webinar, presenters from NADTC and KRC Research will discuss the survey findings and present the provider experience.

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