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Working through COVID-19

Date: 04/2020

Our heart goes out to everyone whose health or family has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These last few weeks (and months, for some) have brought so many changes to the way we live and work. Our own workforce has transitioned from partly to fully remote, and we’re constantly connecting and trying new things to stay positive and engaged through this tough time.

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NCI Data Brief: Characteristics and Outcomes of Older Adults With IDD

Date: 03/2020

Examining National Core Indicators data from 2017-2018, NCI researchers explored characteristics and outcomes for older adults (age 55+) with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The latest NCI Data Brief summarizes the results and describes how they can be used to help plan and provide supports for older adults with IDD. Among the findings, respondents who were over 55 were:

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New National Center to Support Timely, Coordinated Services for Brain Injury

Date: 10/2019

The Administration for Community Living (ACL) announced the launch of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Technical Assistance and Resource Center. The Human Services Research Institute (HSRI) will administer the new center along with its partners from the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators (NASHIA) and a group of subject matter experts, including people with lived experience of TBI.

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New Report! NCI-AD Adult Consumer Survey: 2017-2018 National Results

Date: 09/2019

The National Core Indicators – Aging and Disabilities™ (NCI-AD™) project just released results from its NCI-AD Adult Consumer Survey, a consumer quality of life instrument that provides important insights to the aging and physical disabilities field. During the 2017-18 NCI-AD data collection cycle, a total of 17,336 Adult Consumer Surveys were conducted across 16 states.

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HSRI's Julie Bershadsky Appointed to NQF Technical Expert Panel

Date: 06/2019

Julie Bershadsky, PhD, the director of HSRI's Aging and Disabilities research team, has been appointed to the National Quality Forum’s Measure Sets and Measurement Systems Technical Expert Panel. Within the Panel, she’s been assigned to the Measurement Systems Subgroup. Through the use of a multistakeholder process, NQF aims to promote alignment, reduce unintended burden, and accelerate value-based purchasing adoption in the performance measurement field. 

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