Minorities

Minority Programs: Women

“Breaking Down Barriers to Health Care for Women with Disabilities” presented by Sharman Word Dennis, M.Ed.            This workshop was presented by the Office on Disability and the Office on Women’s Health, US Department of Health & Human Services, Co-sponsored by The Interagency Committee for Disability Research on December 6, 2004. Format             Workshop        This workshop’s […]

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Minority Programs: Native American Population

American Indian and Alaska Native Programs University of Colorado at Denver        Format             Research and information dissemination program    The mission of the American Indian and Alaska Native Programs (AIANP) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination. […]

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Understanding Health and Wellness Needs and Investigating Communication Networks of People with Disabilities from Ethnic and Racial Minorities

University of Kansas  Format             Study This study was designed to improve the current understanding of the health of ethnic and racial minorities with disabilities and seeks to answer several health-related questions about blacks, Hispanics, and American Indians.  Areas of interest include their definition of health, health self-perception, healthy behaviors, and obtainment of preventive services, as well […]

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The 24 Languages Project: Consumer Health Brochures in Multiple Languages

This is a project of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, in partnership with the Utah Department of Health, the Immunization Action Coalition, AAPCHO, and many others to improve access to health materials in multiple languages.  It is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine  […]

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Multicultural Deaf Profiles in the Deaf Community

Flagler College   Format           Paper   This paper defines multicultural deaf people, describes where they live, and strives to increase an understanding of the diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds of deaf people. Contact URL  http://www.flagler.edu/about_f/gal/DSVII-Plue.doc   Contact Agency       Flagler College P.O.Box 1027 St. Augustine, Florida 32085-1027 (904) 829-6481 Fax (904) 826-0094  

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Minority Community Grant

Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council        Format             Grant provided by the National Council on Disability According to the National Council on Disability, people with disabilities who are also members of minorities face double discrimination and double disadvantage in our society and still encounter discrimination in accessing services and supports.  To  ensure that funding reflects the […]

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The Advocacy & Empowerment for Minorities Program (A&E)

The Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago   Format             an applied research center     The program’s mission is to develop, implement and evaluate interventions that improve the quality of life for ethnic minority individuals with disabilities and their families. A & E is a community based program that […]

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Minority Programs: Latino Population

Fact Sheet:  Latinos/Hispanic Americans   The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of Health and Human Services   Format           Fact sheet This fact sheet provides statistics on Latinos/Hispanic Americans; stresses the need for Mental Health Care for this population; discusses the availability of, access to and use of Mental Health Services by Latinos/Hispanic Americans; […]

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Minority Programs: Asian American Population

The Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)         Format             Organization AAPA was founded by a group of Asian American psychologists and other mental health professionals in the San Francisco Bay Area interested in Asian American psychology and mental health issues.  Since its inception, the Association has advocated on behalf of Asian Americans as well as […]

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Minority Programs: African American Population

African American Elders Program   Format             Program                           The goal of the African American Elders Project (AAEP) is to identify isolated older African Americans and assist them in accessing and obtaining needed social and health promotion/disease prevention services, through ongoing case management, support, and referral. The project operates through mutual cooperation and coordination between the […]

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