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Consensus statement of the international summit on intellectual disability and Dementia related to post-diagnostic support

Karen Dodd, Karen Watchman, Matthew P. Janicki, Antonia Coppus, Claudia Gaertner, Juan Fortea, Flavia H. Santosi, Seth M. Keller, and Andre Strydom Aging & Mental Health, 22:11, 1406-1415.  DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2017.1373065 ABSTRACT Objectives: Post diagnostic support (PDS) has varied definitions within mainstream dementia services and different health and social care organizations, encompassing a range of supports that are offered …

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How the Future of Work May Impact Our Wellbeing – RWJF

Work is a powerful determinant of health. As these stories about taxi, care, and cleaning work from a new report show, it is a central organizing feature of our lives, our families, our neighborhoods, and our cities. And work—its schedules, demands, benefits, and pay—all formally and informally shape our opportunities to be healthy. Source: How …

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The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund

EHRs have one critical performance requirement: generating clinical revenues. In the fee-for-service world Source: The Electronic Health Record Problem | Commonwealth Fund December 13, 2018 David Blumenthal, M.D. It’s no secret that many physicians are unhappy with their electronic health records (EHRs). They say they spend too much time keying in data and too little …

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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2019 Webinar Series: Employment, Health, and Wellness

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming webinars. Webinars will be recorded and archived. These webinars are open to anyone with an interest in employment, transition, health, and wellness for people with developmental disabilities.  These webinars are hosted by the HealthMatters ProgramTM in partnership with Project SEARCH® and funded by The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and …

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Opportunity Insights

Source: Opportunity Insights The Opportunity Atlas: Mapping the Childhood Roots of Social Mobility The Opportunity Atlas Which neighborhoods in America offer children the best chance to rise out of poverty? The Opportunity Atlas answers this question using anonymous data following 20 million Americans from childhood to their mid-30s. Now you can trace the roots of …

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Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications

Source: Office of Disability Employment Policy Publications | Pueblo.gpo.gov Disability Employment Publications Order FREE disability employment guides for employers, job-seekers, educators, and employment service providers. Employers can find information to help recruit, hire, and retain employees with disabilities. Job-seekers with disabilities can find information to develop their skills and find the support they need to get a …

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“America’s Workforce: Empowering All” 

Source: NDEAM 2018 | “America’s Workforce: Empowering All” | Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Blog Note: October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM), observed each October, celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities and promotes the value of a workforce inclusive of their skills and talents. Reflecting a …

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Main conclusions agreed during the Summit on Intellectual Disability and Dementia

PRINCIPALES CONCLUSIONES ACORDADAS DURANTE LA CUMBRE SOBRE DISCAPACIDAD INTELECTUAL YDEMENCIA ISSN: 0210-1696 DOI: http:/ /dx.doi.org/10.14201/scero2018492115122 Matthew P. JANICKI University of Illinois at Chicago, USA Karen WATCHMAN University of Stirling, Scotland, UK Juan FORTEA ORMAECHEA Centro Medico de Down de la Fundaci Catalana de Sindrome de Down (FCSD) y Servicio de Neurologia def Hospital de la Santa …

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