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COVID-19 & Adults with Disabilities: Health and Health Care Access Online Survey Summary Report

The American Association on Health & Disability previously conducted a survey to assess the coronavirus pandemic's impact on access to healthcare on adults with a range of disabilities. AAHD has now published a report summarizing the findings from this survey. The initial report presents findings from all responses, while future reports will analyze results by specific type of disability.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/72029

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Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services

This three-part brief provides information on how collaborating with APS can help older adults and adults with disabilities who are subjected to abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Part one gives a general overview of APS, including program functions, policies, and practices. The second part covers APS abuse reporting, intake, screening, triaging, and investigation processes. The third and final section of this brief focuses on the importance of collaborating with APS during interventions.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/70857

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Autism Housing Network

An online hub of housing and support information, the Autism Housing Network (AHN) is not only autism-specific, but offers a platform for citizens with I/DD to explore housing and support options. Users can create a custom toolkit using the Resource Directory. Housing Directory also includes private-pay and emerging housing opportunities. The blog shares ideas in supportive housing. The Education section offers a virtual tour of housing and support options, Turning 18 Checklist, and infographics

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/69716

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