1. A Guide for Understanding, Supporting, and Affirming LGBTQI2-S Children, Youth, and Families

    A new guide provides information for educators, human service providers and allies about supporting the health and well-being of children and youth who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, intersex and/or two-spirit (LGBTQI2-S) and their families. A Guide for Understanding, Supporting, and Affirming LGBTQI2-S Children, Youth, and Families addresses biases...
  2. Health Insurance Marketplace: January Enrollment Report

    Nearly 2.2 million people have selected plans from the state and federal marketplaces by Dec. 28, 2013 (the end of third reporting period for open enrollment). A new HHS report provides the first demographic information about enrollees. December alone accounted for nearly 1.8 million enrollees in state and federal marketplaces. Enrollment...
  3. Guide to Disability for Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Navigators

    The American Association on Health and Disability released a Guide to Disability for Healthcare Insurance Marketplace Navigators. Navigators and other enrollment specialists can use this guide to learn the unique considerations people with disabilities face as they shop for healthcare coverage. For example, someone with a mental health condition or cognitive...
  4. Health Inequities and Children with Special Health Care Needs

    This fact sheet discusses the importance of health insurance coverage for children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and groups of CSHCN at greater risk for uninsurance. Topics include household income, race and ethnicity, functional status, age, primary household language, and immigration status. The fact sheet also discusses activities to...
  5. The Future of Children: A Journal on Military Children and Families

    Princeton University and the Brookings Institution released the latest issue of The Future of Children (Volume 23, Number 2) on the topic of military families. Nine articles aim to promote effective policies and programs for military-connected children and their families by providing timely, objective information based on the best available...