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Dr. Leff received the Carl Taube Award from the American Public Health Association. The award recognizes scholars who have made important contributions to the field of public mental health. Dr. Leff presented the Carl Taube Award Lecture on Nov. 4 at the annual meeting of the APHA.
“The original planning for the deinstitutionalization of persons with serious mental illness (that is persons diagnosed with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other disorders Read More
NCI is proud to announce the release of a new data brief entitled "What do NCI data tell us about the racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare utilization experienced by adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?" The data brief explores significant differences among racial and ethnic groups in demographics such as age, mobility level, level of disability and residence type. The data brief goes on to examine significant differences in preventive healthcare use.Read More
National Core Indicators (NCI) is proud to announce the release of the 2011-12 Annual Summary Report. The Annual Report highlights selected findings from the 2011-12 data cycle. Please take a look at this valuable and informative resource.
The 2011-2012 Annual Report accessed here or under "Reports" under the "Resources" tab at www.nationalcoreindicators.org.
The Pool of Bethesda Award will be presented on behalf of the Board of Directors of Bethesda Lutheran Communities. This award is one of Bethesda’s highest honors and it recognizes people who have made outstanding contributions of service and leadership in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout the United States.
Valerie will accept the award at the Bethesda 2013 Annual Banquet, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Saturday, November 16th.Read More
HSRI is pleased to announce the hiring of three individuals to join the Developmental Disabilities Policy Team at its Oregon office. These individuals include:
Erica Hendricks, J.D. is a Policy Associate at HSRI and earned her law degree at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to joining HSRI she worked in the Oregon State Legislature as a legislative aide, as a law clerk for Read More