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The University of Kansas Institute for Health & Disability Policy Studies (funded by ACL's NIDILRR) is looking for adults with disabilities to complete the National Survey on Health and Disability (NSHD).

The NSHD is an annual, online survey about health, quality of life, access to health care services, and the COVID-19 pandemic, concerning people with disabilities or health conditions.
  • Adults 18 and over with any type of disability, chronic illness/disease, mental or physical health condition are encouraged to complete the survey.
  • The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete.
  • Responses are anonymous.

The NSHD especially needs individuals who identify as men to participate in the survey. This is a multi-year survey conducted since 2018 and previous respondents are encouraged to participate.

Participants may also complete the survey by phone. Participants will have a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards. The survey closes September 2nd.

For more information, call 855/556-6328 (Voice/TTY) or email healthsurvey@ku.edu.



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Are you a person with a disability, ages 18 and up, working for an employer in the United States? If so, the Southwest ADA Center would like to hear from you. Many employers today offer programs and activities designed to improve the health and wellness of their employees. We would like to learn about the wellness programs that your employer offers and your experiences with them. Participant information will be kept anonymous. For more information or to participate in this survey please contact us at 832-708-869 or email: Megan.Gillespie@memorialhermann.org to schedule a brief interview via Zoom.

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The League of Women Voters is conducting a Voter Experience survey to hear from voters about their experience in the April 5th election. 
Please complete the survey and be sure to share any concerns about how the new restrictions on ballot return assistance and on drop boxes affected your voting rights.  If you were not able to vote April 5th because of these restrictions, be sure to complete the survey.  Survey results will be used to support the need for improvements in policy and accessibility. 

Click on the links to view the survey:   English Survey  or  Spanish Survey

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The Southwest ADA Center is conducting a study on video game accessibility for people with disabilities.


Are you 18 years of age or older? Do you play or like video games? Do you have a disability or limitation? If so, then you may be just right for our study! We want to learn what we can do to make the process of gaming better for those individuals with disabilities. 


The questionnaire will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Please complete the survey before it closes on February 28th, 2022.


This non-scientific survey is a collaborative effort of the Southwest ADA Center, Dell, and Intel.


For inquiries please contact George Powers at George.Powers2@memorialhermann.org.


To take the survey or for more information visit:

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Annual Survey of Training Interests and Needs


WisTech is looking ahead to 2022 and would like your input on what training topics you are interested in. This survey will be used to guide them in selecting speakers and content for  professional development trainings. The deadline is Friday, December 10.

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Each year, the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) does an annual survey for self-advocates and family members who have participated in a BPDD project.  They want to know what you think of our projects! 

If you participated in a project this year, please take a couple of minutes to complete this short survey.  Your feedback helps us understand how their projects impact people’s lives, and they share this information directly with their funders. 

Below is a list of projects, trainings, events and grants that you could have participated in over the last year. Please also fill out the survey if you participated in grassroots state or federal advocacy that was brought to your attention by BPDD, if you follow them on social media and have shared content or connected with other people around the state virtually through Living Well Wednesdays or the Self-Determination YouTube Channel. 

  • People First activities
  • COVID-19 activities 
  • Living Well activities
  • Partners in Policy Making
  • Youth Leadership Forum
  • Sparks Grants
  • Employment First Partner Grants
  • Building Full Lives
  • Partners with Business
  • Take Your Legislator to Work
  • Supported Decision Making
  • Family-Led or Family Navigator Project
  • Self-Determination Conference
  • Employment First Conference
  • Voting Trainings
  • Disability Advocacy Day

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Student Respite Program Survey


By SD Network, 2021-04-21

Do you know of a respite program that uses students as respite providers? If so, please complete this brief survey (https://link.zixcentral.com/u/e96e4a27/UqF0gNKi6xGAfkv6hnsoMg?u=https%3A%2F%2Fbit.ly%2FStudentRespiteSurvey) no later than June 1, 2021.  Survey results will be used to help create a free downloadable toolkit to promote the development of respite programs that engage students as respite providers.

We would greatly appreciate if you could also share this invite within your networks, as appropriate.


This project is led by Dr. Kim Whitmore, Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in partnership with the Respite Care Association of Wisconsin. Funding for this project is provided by the Lifespan Respite Grant Program from the Administration for Community Living (Grant No. 90LRLI0032-01-00).

Please contact Kim Whitmore at Kim.Whitmore@wisc.edu with any questions.

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Researchers at Brandeis University are conducting a study on the experiences of people with disabilities who self-direct Medicaid-funded HCBS during the pandemic. Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Brandeis COVID Flyer (3).pdf Seeking Participants for Self-Direction and COVID
Brandeis COVID Flyer (3).pdf, 330KB

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The NIDILRR-funded Collaborative on Health Reform and Independent Living (CHRIL) at the University of Kansas is looking for adults with disabilities to complete an online survey about health insurance, health care access and the current pandemic. Whether you have private insurance, insurance from an employer, TRICARE, Medicaid, Medicare or no insurance right now please complete the survey. 

  • Adults, 18 and over, with any type of disability, chronic illness/disease, mental or physical health condition are encouraged to participate.
  • The survey should take about 20 minutes to complete.
  • Responses are anonymous.
  • The survey may look familiar to you. It was posted in 2018 and 2019, and is being posted for a third time now. We welcome participation from those who completed it before and those who have never done it before.

To complete the survey, go to: http://tinyurl.com/NSHD2021


Whether or not you complete the survey, you can choose to enter a drawing to win one of fifteen $100 gift cards. Weekly drawings will happen until the survey closes April 30, 2021. If you prefer to take the survey over the phone or have any questions about participating, please call toll-free 1-855-556-6328 (Voice/TTY) or email healthsurvey@ku.edu
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The Center on Aging and Trauma of The Jewish Federations of North America’s Holocaust Survivor Initiative, invites organizations to participate in a national survey on Person-Centered, Trauma-Informed (PCTI) Care. This ACL grantee is working to build the capacity of aging service providers to provide PCTI care to older adults with a history of trauma as well as their family caregivers. They are conducting this survey to collect information on the current capacity of organizations to provide this type of care.

Responses are anonymous. Only one survey should be submitted by an organization. Respondents are strongly encouraged to coordinate with colleagues to reduce multiple responses from a single organization. Only U.S. organizations should participate.

Respond by March 22, 2021

Take the Survey (estimated 15 minutes to complete)

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