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NDLA ADA 25 Celebration July 27

The National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities (NOND) is a member of the National Disability Leadership Alliance (NDLA) Steering Committee.  NDLA is a coalition led by 15 national organizations run by people with disabilities with identifiable grassroots constituencies around the country.  As a member, NOND requests that  you consider assisting our organization in raising funds …

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EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on ADA Compliance for Wellness Programs

April 20, 2015 EEOC Issues Proposed Rule on ADA Compliance for Wellness Programs The U.S Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking today that provides guidance to both employers and employees on how wellness programs offered as part of employers’ group health plans can comply with Title I of the American …

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Impact of Adulthood Stage and Social-Environmental Context on Body Mass Index and Physical Activity of Individuals With Intellectual Disability

Kelly Hsieh, Tamar Heller, Julie Bershadsky, and Sarah TaubIntellectual and Developmental Disability 2015, Vol. 53, No. 2, 100–113 Individuals with intellectual disability (ID) are at risk for obesity and physical inactivity. We analyzed a subset of 2009–2010 National Core Indicators (NCI) database to examine (1) the impact of three adulthood stages– younger (20–39 years), middle …

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Promoting Collaboration Between Hospice and Palliative Care Providers and Adult Day Services for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Corina R. Ronneberg, Lisa Peters-Beumer, Beth Marks, and Alan Factor Abstract While end-of-life issues are increasingly gaining more attention, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) continue to receive significantly less consideration in research, education, and clinical practice compared with the general population. This is a growing concern especially since the sheer number of persons …

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Registered Nurses With Disabilities: Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Registered Nurses With Disabilities: Legal Rights and ResponsibilitiesLeslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, APRN, CRRN, FAAN& Michelle D. Miller, JD, MPH, RN AbstractPurpose: The purpose of this legal case review and analysis was to determine what kinds of cases involving nurses with disabilities are typically brought to attorneys, which cases tend to be successful, and how and when …

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The Voice of Disability in Nursing

The Voice of Disability in Nursing by Holly Clayton, RN, MSNNew Hampshire Nursing Newswww.NHNurses.org Recently, I represented NHNA in a monthly American Nurses Association’s Nursing Practice & Work Environment (NP&WE) conference call. With the goal of “promoting the health, safety, and wellness of the nurse and the nursing profession,” this call served to educate and …

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