Disability

New Health & Disability E-learning Module for Health Department Staff

Source: NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is proud to announce a new online e-learning module titled, “Health and Disability 101: Training for Health Department Employees.” The purpose of this training is to educate health department staff about the benefits of including people with disabilities in all public health programs, products and …

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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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There’s a Disability Rights Treaty. The United States Still Hasn’t Ratified it.

It opened for signature a decade ago. It’s time for the U.S. Senate to act. Source: There’s a Disability Rights Treaty. The United States Still Hasn’t Ratified it. On a Friday afternoon in July 2009, President Obama gave remarks in the East Room of the White House about the signing of an international human rights treaty …

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Rights in mind: Thinking differently about dementia and disability

Tom Shakespeare -University of East Anglia, UK, Hannah Zeilig – University of the Arts London, UK, & Peter Mittler – University of Manchester, UK Download Rights in Mind (2017) Abstract The aim of this paper is to argue for the utility of a relational model of disability, as a way of conceptualizing dementia. We explore whether dementia should …

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YouthBuild: Goal Planning Tool

Goal Planning Tool Author(s): YouthBuild USA This goal planning tool was designed to engage staff across each program components and the young person in the goal planning and assessment process. This process should be introduced very early in the program year, ideally towards the end of mental toughness or shortly after the completion of mental …

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Draft Principles for a Person-Centered Approach to Serious or Advanced Illness

Deadline: May 12, 2017 http://ltcombudsman.org/uploads/files/support/acl-person-centered-principles.pdf ACL, in consultation with stakeholders from the aging and disability communities, has drafted a set of principles to guide their work, and to enhance existing programs and services related to serious or advanced illness for older adults and people with disabilities. ACL is now seeking input from the people they …

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Women’s Refugee Commission – Disability Inclusion: Policy to Practice

Source: Women’s Refugee Commission – Disability Inclusion: Policy to Practice Executive Summary English | French | Arabic | Word Format Full Report English | French | Arabic | Word Format Fact Sheet: Refugees with Disabilities English | French | Arabic | Word Format | Easy Read Discussion Tool for Field Workers: Increasing Inclusion, Building Community English | …

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Outcomes of “Partnering to Transform Healthcare with People with Disabilities” (PATH-PWD) conference

Research Team Sarah H. Ailey Principal Investigator Rush CON Molly Bathje Co-Investigator Rush CHS Tamar Heller Co-Investigator University of Illinois Award Period 6/1/16 – 5/31/17 Funding Source Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) R13 Conference grant Source: Partnering to Transform Healthcare with People with Disabllities (PATH-PWD) – Improving Acute, Primary and Transitional Health care …

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