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Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

January 5, 2016 This study investigated the extent of racial and ethnic disparities in the health of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Analyzing data from the 2002-2011 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and the 2000-2010 National Health Interview Survey, we found that Black and Latino adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities have markedly worse health …

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

Rubin, I.L., Merrick, J., Greydanus, D.E., Patel, D.R. (Eds.) (2016), Health Care for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities across the Lifespan Switzerland: Springer.A new book has been published that offers a unique lifespan approach on health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It addresses the clinical as well as the systems of …

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Perceptions of health and healthcare of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care

Gibbons, H. M., Owen, R., & Heller, T. (2016). Perceptions of health and healthcare of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 54(2), 94-105. DOI: 10.1352/1934-9556-54.2.94 Abstract:This study examined perceptions of health and healthcare of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) receiving Medicaid Managed Care. Exploratory, semistructured …

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Impact: Feature Issue on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Impact: Feature Issue on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesVolume 29 · Number 1 • Winter 2016 This issue is co-edited by Kelly Hsieh and includes articles about the HealthMatters study and intervention that is led by Jasmina Sisirak and Beth Marks and an article Tia Nelis. Online in PDF at https://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/291/291.pdf …

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National Goals Conference: Health and Wellness Strand

National Goals in Research, Practice and Policy for and with People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Setting a National Agenda for Health and Wellness Research, Practice, and Policy In August 2015, a National Goals in Research, Policy, and Practice working meeting was held in Washington, DC to summarize the current state of knowledge and identify …

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Pregnancy Outcomes for Women with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Pregnancy Outcomes for Women with Intellectual and Developmental DisabilitiesPresenters: Susan Parish, PhD, MSW RRTCDD 2016 Health and Wellness Series WebinarDid you know women with I/DD had longer hospital stays, and were more likely to have Caesarean deliveries in contrast to other women? Rates of adverse pregnancy outcomes were elevated for women with IDD across a …

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Racial and Ethnic Disparities among Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Sandra Magaña, Susan Parish, Miguel A. Morales, Henan Li and Glenn T. Fujiura OverviewThis study investigated the extent of racial and ethnic disparities in the health of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Analyzing data from the 2002-2011 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey and the 2000-2010 National Health Interview Survey, we found that Black and Latino …

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Life course health and healthcare utilization among adults with spina bifida

Liptak GS, Robinson LM, Davidson PW, Dziorny A, Lavalley R, Flaherty MG, Dosa NP Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology 2015 Nov 2 Abstract AIM: To evaluate the prevalence of organ system disorders and describe healthcare utilization among adults with spina bifida at a regional clinic. METHOD: This study was a structured chart review using the …

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