Health Care Professionals

Training and Health Care Professionals Resources & Programs: Children

Community Access to Child Health and Medical Home National Conference: Fostering Access to Medical Homes and Improved Child Health in Your Community for health care professionals and other professionals and family representatives dedicated to working with children, including those with special health care needs. Location: The conference took place in Chicago, July 15-17, 2004 Administering […]

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Training and Health Care Professional Resources & Programs: People with Disabilities

Accommodating Patients with Disabilities workshop, providing outreach and resource materials to health care professionals on how to accommodate patients who have disabilities. Location: Wherever requested Administering Organization: State of New Hampshire Governor’s Commission on Disability Contact: Cheryl Killam Email: cheryl.killam@nh.gov Visit Website   Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions (CDIHP) training for health […]

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Substance Abuse Resources & Programs: Health Care Professionals, Service Providers

Psychosocial Aspects of Disability: Issues Related to Psychiatric Disabilities and Issues Related to Substance Abuse Information about the psychological and sociological aspects of severe disabilities, including the adjustment factors in living with disabilities, knowledge of community attitudes. Visit Website   Substance Use Disorder Treatment For People With Physical and Cognitive Disabilities Visit Website

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Guide to Substance Abuse & Disability Resources, Second Edition

This guide was developed to assist researchers, professionals, and people with disabilities to locate research training materials relating to substance abuse and disabilities that were developed by programs funded by the NIDRR, including: Visit Website

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Removing Barriers to Health Care: A Guide for Health Professionals

Available from The North Carolina Office on Disability and Health’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Format             Booklet                           This booklet provides guidelines and recommendations to help health care providers improve the physical environment of their facility, as well as their personal interactions with patients with disabilities.  In addition to physical barriers to health care, […]

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Health Education Resources: Health Care Professionals

Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions (CDIHP)   Western University of Health Sciences               Format             Center                          The mission of CDIHP is to enhance health professions education, and to improve access for people with disabilities to health, health education and health care services.  The Center focuses on: improving the capabilities of health […]

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Following up fighting fit: the long-term impact of health practitioner input on obesity and BMI amongst adults with intellectual disabilities.

This article presents findings on the long-term impact of health practitioner input to reduce obesity amongst adults with intellectual disabilities. Body mass index (BMI) was measured for an input group (N = 33) and a comparison group (N = 40) 6 years after the input group first received input. Data on BMI were collected at […]

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Healthcare Transition Research: Providers (Nurses, Professionals)

Dimensions of the transition service coordinator role. Betz CL, Redcay G.  University of Southern California Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, USA.  J Spec Pediatr Nurs. 2005 Apr-Jun;10(2):49-59. ISSUES AND PURPOSE: This article describes the development and implementation of an innovative advanced practice role, as a transition service coordinator for nurses […]

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Healthcare Transition Resources: Providers

“Communicate, Collaborate, Celebrate: Creating Partnerships Between Physicians and Parents of Children with Disabilities” by Dr. Judy Berry, 2006    Center for Learning and Leadership, College of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences, Oklahoma City   Format             Publication   Dr. Judy Berry, a partner of the Center for Learning and Leadership, Oklahoma’s University Center for Excellence […]

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Bowel and Bladder Management Techniques for Children with Spina Bifida

Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, with funding provided by the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) through the Association of University Centers on Disabilities            Format             Grant project During the project period of 2005-2008 (still ongoing), researchers at Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California are studying ways to improve […]

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