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Health indicators in intellectual developmental disorders: The key findings of the POMONA‐ESP project

Source: Health indicators in intellectual developmental disorders: The key findings of the POMONA‐ESP project – Folch – – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities – Wiley Online Library Annabel Folch, Luis Salvador‐Carulla, Paloma Vicens, Maria José Cortés, Marcia Irazábal, Silvia Muñoz, Lluís Rovira, Carmen Orejuela, Juan A. González, Rafael Martínez‐Leal Abstract Background The aim …

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Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018

Webinar 1: Health of Parents with Disabilities Play recording (57 min) View Health of Parents with Disabilities Presentation Handouts Compendium of Health Data Sources for Parents with Disabilities in the United States Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children Presenter: Susan Parish, PhD, MSW (s.parish@northeastern.edu) Abstract: The health of …

Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018
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Health, United States, 2016

Source: CDC.gov Download Health, United States, 2016: Chartbook on Longterm Trends in Health Health, United States, 2016 is the 40th report on the health status of the nation and is submitted by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services to the President and the Congress of the United States in compliance with …

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Preparing for Life After High School: Characteristics and Experiences of Youth in Special Education

Findings from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012. Volume 1: Comparisons with Other Youth (Full Report) Key Findings: Youth with an IEP are more likely than their peers to be socioeconomically disadvantaged and to face problems with health, communication, and completing typical tasks independently. The vast majority of youth with and without an IEP feel …

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Data-Driven, Cross-Sector, and Community-Led Transformation: Place-based Population Health

Toward Data-Driven, Cross-Sector, and Community-Led Transformation: Academy Health provides an overview of the findings including the who, the what and the how. Download Publication The Community Health Peer Learning Program (CHP), a partnership of AcademyHealth and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), conducted an environmental scan of multisector initiatives driving toward …

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New Issue Brief Available: Opportunities to Improve Nutrition for Older Adults and Reduce Risk of Poor Health Outcomes

http://bit.ly/2mJpAdx http://nutritionandaging.org/ A new Issue Brief is now available that addresses opportunities to improve nutrition for older adults and also reduce the risk of poor health outcomes. During National Nutrition Month we focus time on the issue of nutrition, because as people age, they may experience malnutrition.  Appetite and the body’s ability to process food …

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nTIDE February 2017 Jobs Report: Americans with Disabilities Continue to Contribute to Job Gains

nTIDE February 2017 Jobs Report: Americans with Disabilities Continue to Contribute to Job Gains Source: nTIDE February 2017 Jobs Report: Americans with Disabilities Continue to Contribute to Job Gains by Anna Brennan-Curry | Mar 10, 2017 Kessler Foundation and University of New Hampshire release nTIDE Report – Monthly Update Durham, NH – Employment continues to …

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Health and Wellness Strand: Recommendations From National Goals Conference 2015

Sisirak, J. & Marks, B. (2015). Health and Wellness Strand: Recommendations From National Goals Conference 2015. Inclusion, 3(4), 242-249, http://aaiddjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1352/2326-6988-3.4.242. Although a variety of health and wellness initiatives have emerged in the past decade, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), their caregivers, and advocates still are facing remarkable challenges in staying healthy and receiving …

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Technical Standards for Nursing Education Programs in the 21st Century.

Ailey, S. H. & Marks, B. (2016). Technical Standards for Nursing Education Programs in the 21st Century. Rehabilitation Nursing. doi: 10.1002/rnj.278 Abstract Purpose  The Institute of Medicine (IOM, 2000; 2002) exposed serious safety problems in the health system and called for total qualitative system change. The IOM (2011; 2015) also calls for improving the education …

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Siblings of disabled peoples’ attitudes toward prenatal genetic testing and disability: A mixed methods approach

Carli Friedman, Aleksa L Owen Siblings of disabled peoples’ attitudes toward prenatal genetic testing and disability: A mixed methods approach. Disability Studies Quarterly, 36(3).Abstract We used the phenomenon of prenatal genetic testing to learn more about how siblings of disabled people understand prenatal genetic testing and social meanings of disability. By interweaving data on siblings’ …

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