Connecting Communities seeks to be a valuable connection between the disability community and the resources they have available to grow their voice in the greater community. We hope that the resources listed below will empower you to lead an independent, self-directed life here in Portland and beyond.

“Getting the Right Health Care: How We can Help You” webinar set for Thursday

The American Association on Health & Disability (AAHD) and the NSCIA will co-host a webinar of the United Spinal Association, “Getting the Right Health Care: How We [AAHD] Can Help You,” Thursday, January 30, 11 am – 12 p.m. 

United Spinal has teamed up with the American Association on Health and Disability along with 6 other national disability organizations as part of a disability resource coalition known as the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC), funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to provide expertise and assistance to navigators and enrollment specialists on disability information related to enrolling in the right healthcare plan under the Affordable Care Act.

The webinar is designed for anyone involved in enrolling individuals in the healthcare marketplaces and for anyone concerned with making sure people with disabilities are properly enrolled in the most appropriate health insurance plan.

The webinar will highlight resources available through the NDNRC and profile consumers who rely on NDNRC’s expertise.

Presenter will be Karl D. Cooper, Esq., American Association on Health and Disability

Go here to register.