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The Prepared Lifestyle: How to Plan for Seasonal and Pandemic Flu and Other Emergencies

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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Research and Training Center on Independent Living Life Span Institute
Author(s):
Cat Howland, Research and Training Center on Independent Living, KU
Abstract


Booklet to assist with planning for seasonal and pandemic flu with checklists for nonperishable food, emergency supplies, documents, pets, and supplies for people with disabilities.

The Right to Know Campaign Breast Cancer Screening Program

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)
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This is a national campaign aimed at raising awareness that women with disabilities face the risk of breast cancer too. Women with disabilities face many barriers in accessing screening and care for breast cancer. Learn the facts about breast cancer and why screening should be a regular part of your health care.

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD)

Tips for Women with Disabilities: Getting Your Mammogram

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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American Association of Health and Disability (AAHD)
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This tip sheet provides resources and tips that women with disabilities can use to understand and prepare for getting a mammogram.

American Association of Health and Disability (AAHD)

Transition Health Care Checklist: Preparing for Life as an Adult

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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Wisconsin Community of Practice on Transition Practice Group on Health
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A resource to help youth and young adults with special health care needs and disabilities make a successful transition to adult living that includes their education, health and community living.

 

Transitioning Youth and Young Adults from the Pediatric to Adult Health Care Systems Webinar

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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Author(s):
Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
State Collaborator(s):
Health and Disability Special Interest Group (SIG), Center for Youth and Adults with Conditions of Childhood at the Indiana University School of Medicine, Division of Transition of Care at Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children, National Youth Leadership Network, Got Transition?
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This webinar discusses existing approaches to transitioning youth and young adults from pediatric to adult health care systems. The webinar was hosted by the Health and Disability Special Interest Group (SIG).

Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

Virginia Health Promotion for People with Disabilities

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Virginia Health Promotion for People with Disabilities
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The Virginia Health Promotion for People with Disabilities (HPPD) Project is administered by the Partnership for People with Disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University. This initiative was established in 2002 and is funded through the National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Webinar on Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center Emergency Preparedness/Response Initiatives, featuring Susan Wolf-Fordham

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
State Collaborator(s):
Massachusetts Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)
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This webinar features a presentation by Susan Wolf-Fordham, J.D., Senior Project Manager at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UMASS Medical School (Shriver UCEDD). Susan providers background on her work on Emergency Preparedness and Response for People with Disabilities (EPR/D) initiatives at the Shriver Center. A few examples include LEND fellow Emergency Preparedness Day, Getting Ready for Emergencies education for self-advocates, and the development of the Emergency Readiness Toolkit for Parents of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs.

Working Well with a Disability © 2010

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  • Posted on: 04.12.2012
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University of Montana's Rural Institute
Author(s):
Ravesloot, C., Ipsen, C., Arnold, A., Seekins, T at The University of Montana Rural Institute
State Collaborator(s):
MT, KS, AL, ID, IA, NV, WA, WI, AZ, MO
Abstract


The Working Well with a Disability curriculum is implemented as a 6 week peer support workshop that considers health in the context of employment. The workshop helps people with disabilities manage or reduce secondary conditions that can affect employment and other life activities. Working Well provides tools to begin maintaining a healthy life balance by connecting health, values, and quality of life. Participants develop goals based on personal values that lead to a balanced lifestyle to support employment.

World Health Organization

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World Health Organization (WHO)
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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

World Health Organization: Key Facts on Disability and Health

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World Health Organization (WHO)
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WHO provides key facts on disability and health and information on how our communities can better serve individuals with disabilities.

World Health Organization (WHO)