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Improving Access to COVID-19 Screening Through Technology

Some counties are taking advantage of online tools to help provide testing and screening for patients who suspect they have contracted COVID-19. Please feel free to add to this list in the comments below. Free online assessments from Ro : https://www.fastcompany.com/90471598/you-can-now...


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Person-First Language: A Partial Glossary of Disability Terms

We know that language shapes perceptions, so a small word choice can make a big difference in communicating attitudes towards people with disabilities and assumptions about the quality of their lives. Person- first language literally puts the person first instead of his or her disability. By...


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Pelvic Health Webinars

This series of four webinars is designed to help women with mobility impairments achieve and maintain their highest level of pelvic health. As part of the Pelvic Health Initiative, it combines state-of-the-art information from the scientific literature, clinical practice, and resources provided...


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Resources from Living Well and Working Well with a Disability

The Living Well and Working Well with a Disability programs are evidence-based, peer-led health promotion workshops provided by organizations that serve people with disabilities. The Rural Institute provides training and certification for Centers for Independent Living (CILs) and other...


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Removing Barriers to Health Care: A Guide for Health Professionals

This booklet, developed by NCODH and the Center for Universal Design at North Carolina State University, walks the health care provider through the process of making a medical facility physically accessible. It is complete with specific ADA requirements, picture illustrations, and some helpful...


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Steps to Your Health (STYH)

Steps to Your Health (STYH) is an evidence-based wellness promotion program developed for individuals with disability. Its purpose is to promote healthy lifestyles in people with disability and prevent debilitating secondary conditions. Steps to Your Health is an eight-week, small group...


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An Oral Health Professional's Guide to Serving Children with Special Health Care Needs

This series of five modules is designed to provide oral health professionals with information to help ensure that young children with special health care needs have access to health promotion and disease prevention services that address their unique oral health needs in a comprehensive, family...


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Checklist for Emergency Preparedness, Planning, Response & Recovery

This tool was developed by the Center for Disability and Health Policy at Western University and is designed for use by emergency planners, managers, responders, and public information officers. This tool can help local health departments evaluate current capacity for integrating people with...

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