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At the intersection of chronic disease, disability and health services research: A scoping literature review

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.12.012 Abstract Background There is a concerted effort underway to evaluate and reform our nation’s approach to the health of people with ongoing or elevated needs for care, particularly persons with chronic conditions and/or disabilities. Objective This literature review characterizes the current state of knowledge on the measurement of chronic disease and disability in population-based …

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The Guide to Community Preventive Services and Disability Inclusion

Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services and Disability Inclusion – ScienceDirect Why is this important? One in five adults in the United States have some type of disability (CDC, 2017). Adults with disabilities are more likely to be obese, smoke, have high blood pressure, and be physically inactive than adults without disabilities(CDC, 2017). Increased …

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Disability Healthcare Training – Nisonger Center

Access two courses that are approved for continuing education by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for physicians, nurses, certified health education specialists and other health professionals. Source: Disability Healthcare Training – Nisonger Center The Ohio Disability and Health Program has developed online training modules that are designed to increase the capacity of health …

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Abused And Betrayed: People With Intellectual Disabilities And An Epidemic Of Sexual Assault : NPR

Source: Abused And Betrayed: People With Intellectual Disabilities And An Epidemic Of Sexual Assault : NPR NPR Special Series: Abused and Betrayed: People with Intellectual Disabilities and an Epidemic of Sexual Assault https://www.npr.org/series/575502633/abused-and-betrayed At a moment of reckoning in the United States about sexual harassment and sexual assault, a yearlong NPR investigation finds that there’s …

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Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

Source: Toolkit | Home The Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit is one way AUCD provides resources and strategies to, “champion and model diversity, equity and inclusion.” AUCD is continually searching for resources to make available at the Diversity & Inclusion website. In December, 10 recently added resources are highlighted. The focus of these resources includes health …

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Disability Stigma and Your Patients | Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging With Physical Disabilities

Source: Disability Stigma and Your Patients | Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Aging With Physical Disabilities Download Document on Aging Stigma For people with disabilities, stigma can be a major barrier to participation. Stigmatizing attitudes about disabilities can also affect relationships between patients and providers. However, health care providers can be allies with their patients …

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Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan

Source: Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental | I. Leslie Rubin | Springer Offers an unique lifespan approach on Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Addresses the Clinical as well as the Systems of Delivery of Health Care Provides a practical approach to dealing with health and well-being of people …

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RRTCDD and The Arc 2018 Health and Wellness Webinar Series

Introducing six new webinars hosted by The Arc and made possible through The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Developmental Disabilities and Health (RRTCDD). RRTCDD has made significant contributions to advance research and practice across the lifespan for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. We hope these webinars will give attendees useful …

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Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN
May 17th, 2018

Webinar 5: Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Register for Webinar Presenters: Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH (jsisirak@uic.edu) and Beth Marks, PhD, RN (bmarks1@uic.edu) Abstract: Focusing only on motivating individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) to change their behaviors oftentimes results in many people returning to unhealthy …

Health Promotion in Community Based Organizations: Understanding the Needs and Capacity
Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN
May 17th, 2018
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Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications
Kelly Hsieh, PhD and Haleigh Scott, PhD
April 19th, 2018

Webinar 4: Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications 3:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time Register for Webinar Presenters: Kelly Hsieh, PhD (hsieh@uic.edu) and Haleigh Scott, PhD (hscott8@uic.edu) Abstract: Depression and anxiety are the most frequent mental disorders in adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). People with IDD may experience more …

Anxiety and Depression in Adults with IDD: Prevalence, Risk Factors, and Applications
Kelly Hsieh, PhD and Haleigh Scott, PhD
April 19th, 2018
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