Health Care for People with Disabilities

Reaching People in Multiple Languages

Source: Reaching People in Multiple Languages The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) envisions an America in which all populations will have an equal opportunity to live long, healthy, and productive lives. NIMHD is committed to supporting research and communications efforts to improve cultural competency and health literacy. We offer this portal …

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National Rehabilitation Information Center | Information for Independence

People with disabilities may have more complex healthcare needs than people without disabilities. Receiving regular healthcare can help people with disabilities avoid preventable health problems, but they may have difficulty getting necessary medical or dental care. Their health insurance may not cover all of their needs, or they may encounter other barriers such as a …

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Why Increasing Numbers of Physicians with Disability Could Improve Care for Patients with Disability, Oct 16 – AMA Journal of Ethics

Expanding the numbers of physicians with disabilities would facilitate patient-centered care for those who need similar accommodations. AMA Journal of Ethics is a monthly bioethics journal published by the American Medical Association. Source: Why Increasing Numbers of Physicians with Disability Could Improve Care for Patients with Disability, Oct 16 – AMA Journal of Ethics Lisa …

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Community Outreach Collaboratives | National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative

Community Outreach Collaboratives The NDNRC has funded eighteen Community Outreach Collaboratives (COCs) for the third year of open enrollment – expanding on the eleven COCs who were funded in year two. The COCs will increase collaborations in the community, dissemination and outreach efforts and enrollment of people with disabilities in the ACA. The COCs have two primary …

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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 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 and help reduce the impact …

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Transition of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Adult-Systems of Care

2017/03/16 2pm – 3pm CST REGISTER HERE Presented by: Kruti Acharya, MD Dr. Acharya will review the most recent data about health care transition for adolescents and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). During the webinar, she will describe standard of care for health care transition and highlight strategies to support the transition to …

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Lessons in Increasing Access to Care: Symposium at Rush brings together disability and health care leaders

https://www.rush.edu/news/lessons-increasing-access-care By Kevin McKeough, Anne Burgeson & Kathleen Ziemer Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan observed that “at almost any moment, any of us could be living with a disability, whether through our life circumstances or as we age. This is an issue that is personal to all of us, whether we realize it our not.” Madigan …

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Lessons in Increasing Access to Care: Symposium at Rush brings together disability and health care leaders

https://www.rush.edu/news/lessons-increasing-access-care By Kevin McKeough, Anne Burgeson and Kathleen Ziemer Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan observed that “at almost any moment, any of us could be living with a disability, whether through our life circumstances or as we age. This is an issue that is personal to all of us, whether we realize it our not.” …

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White Paper on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Nursing Educational Programs for the California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (CCEPD)

Marks, B. & Ailey, S. (2014). White Paper on Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Nursing Educational Programs for the California Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities. Chicago, IL. Featured on The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) website: Accommodating Students with Disabilities (https://tinyurl.com/ov6tlec). A White Paper on Inclusion of Students with …

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