AAPD Statement regarding House Passage of the American Health Care Act

Yesterday the House of Representatives voted to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA), legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is extremely disappointed in the Representatives who cast an ‘aye’ vote for blatantly ignoring the realities of this bill. The AHCA will hurt people with disabilities through higher health care costs, less coverage, and a greater risk of institutionalization.

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) Recognizes Funders for its 2017 Summer Internship Program

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to recognize the following funders who have joined forces to support our 2017 Summer Internship Program: Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation, AT&T, Arconic Foundation, Google, and Aid Association for the Blind of the District of Columbia.

AAPD Joins Disability and Civil Rights Organizations in Opposing the Nomination of Betsy DeVos for Secretary of Education

WASHINGTON, DC – The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) joins with other disability and civil rights organizations in opposing the nomination of Ms. Elizabeth “Betsy” DeVos for Secretary of Education.

Announcing the 2017 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Award Recipients

AAPD is proud to announce Ola Ojewumi and Katherine Perez as the recipients of the 2017 AAPD Paul G. Hearne Leadership Awards.

AAPD Joins Disability and Civil Rights Organizations in Opposing the Nomination of Senator Sessions for Attorney General

January 10, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) joins with other disability and civil […]

REV UP Brings the Sleeping Giant to the Polls November 8

The REV UP (#REVUP) Campaign, along with other disability organizations, has mobilized a number of national, state, and local efforts to galvanize the disability vote.

Our Sponsors