inclusion

Archived Webinar: Healthy Communities – An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve Inclusion of Persons with Disability

The New York State Disability and Health Program in partnership with the SUNY Albany School of Public Health released a recording of their March 2016 webcast,  “Healthy Communities: An Assessment and Implementation Framework to Achieve…

Journal of Public Health Management and Practice features NACCHO Health and Disability Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program was recently highlighted in the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. The article, is titled “NACCHO’s Baseline Assessment of Disability Inclusion Within Local Health Department,”  and reviews the results of…

Seeking Local Health Department Input: Community Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is working on a project with the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and the National Center for Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) to get a better understanding of…

Improving Health Care Access and Delivery for Everyone

The National CLAS (Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services) Standards are a framework to guide healthy equity efforts among health care organizations. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Office of Minority Health worked with…

Application Deadline Extended (2/28/17): NACCHO Disability Technical Assistance Program

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 28, 2017 for its Disability Technical Assistance Program. This initiative is designed to support local health departments (LHDs) seeking increase inclusivity and accessibility for people with…

New Fact Sheet: Inclusive & Accessible Communication

In an effort to promote inclusive and accessible communication at local health departments (LHDs) and partner agencies, NACCHO created a new fact sheet. titled Five Steps for Inclusive Communication: Engaging People with Disabilities (accessible via the…