Curricula

Embedding Cultural Diversity and Cultural and Linguistic Competence: A Guide for UCEDD Curricula and Training Activities

Source: UCEDDs at Georgetown, Georgia State, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and in collaboration with AUCD A new project and website from the UCEDDs at Georgetown, Georgia State, and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and in collaboration with AUCD. This project is designed to research, develop, and disseminate a set or resources for the national network of …

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Med student fills the gap in disability training

Source: theSOURCE Class Acts-Human Health: Gallin develops curriculum aimed at improving care for patients with disabilities By Kristina Sauerwein May 5, 2017 During her first year at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Hilary Gallin studied racial and gender disparities in health care. She learned about various physicians’ approaches to community and global medicine. …

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Getting Involved in Research and Training: A Guide for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Heller, T., Nelis, T., Collins, S. & Pederson, E.L. (2012) This guide explains to people with disabilities how they can participate in research and training projects, describes what research and training is, and what a participant can do. It also provides examples of projects and of ways to address problems others have had when working …

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The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training Curriculum for Families and Their Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities

The Future is Now: A Future Planning Training Curriculum for Families and Their Adult Relatives with Developmental Disabilities (2010). Factor, A., DeBrine, E., Caldwell, J., Arnold, K., Kramer, J., Nelis, T. & Heller, T.This curriculum equips families and their adult relative with a disability with the communication skills and information to jointly plan for the …

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Health Matters: The Exercise and Nutrition Health Education Curriculum for People with Developmental Disabilities

Health Matters: The Exercise and Nutrition Health Education Curriculum for People with Developmental Disabilities (2010). Marks, B., Sisirak, J. & Heller, T. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co. The HealthMatters Program is a research-based, field-tested program that’s already made a dramatic difference in the lives of participants with disabilities, this proven curriculum shows professionals how …

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Building Capacity Among Pediatric Residents to Promote Health Advocacy Among Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Building Capacity Among Pediatric Residents to Promote Health Advocacy Among Persons with Developmental Disabilities (2009). Marks, B., Sisirak, J., Heller, T. & Cutler, A.This Health Advocacy Curriculum was developed for the two hour Health Advocacy Workshop to improve access to quality health care for adolescents and young adults with developmental disabilities/special health care needs (DD) …

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The Health Matters Assessments V.1.0

The Health Matters Assessments V.1.0 (HMA) can be completed by employees of community‐based day and residential organizations providing services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). The HMA packet will help you evaluate organizational needs and capacity for developing a health promotion plan including programs, services, environmental support, resources, culture, and employee knowledge and …

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Future Planning Resource Guide for Families and Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Illinois

Future Planning Resource Guide for Families and Adults With Developmental Disabilities in Illinois (2006, rev.). Caldwell, J., Lopez, E., DeBrine, E., Factor, A., Heller, T. & Ennis, D. This updated guide helps families navigate the maze of adult services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities. It responds to families’ need for a centralized source …

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