Grant Renewal Promotes Access to Health and Wellness Programs for Those with Disabilities NationwideFeb 08, 2022
NCHPAD, part of the UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative, will utilize the grant to expand its role as a knowledge translation and implementation science/evaluation center to promote access to health and wellness programs for people with disabilities across the nation.
WHO provides the most recent stats on the world of disability and health. This article provides the most updated stats on keys facts, overview, and various barriers to disability. The various barriers range from physical, communication, and financial. Finally, this article details inclusion efforts and ways to address barriers.
Misperceptions of People with a Disability Lead to Low-Quality Care: How Policy Makers Can Counter the Harm and InjusticeFeb 08, 2022
This article details the health inequities for people with disabilities. Conversations range from Covid-19 responses to implicit bias and attitudes. A 4-step collective response is highlighted about the way policies from federal agencies can address these issues.
Rehabilitation Physicians and Counselors Share Their Experience of Working with COVID-19 Long-Haulers and the Challenges These Individuals May Face Returning to WorkFeb 08, 2022
The majority of people who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 recover, but a significant portion of those who have recovered from COVID-19 may encounter lingering symptoms (called “long-haulers”) for weeks or months after they have cleared the virus.
An older article that provides stats on disability and mental stress for adults. The article explains the health behaviors that leads to stress and the higher occurrence of mental health conditions. It concludes with resources and references to support opportunities for well being for people with disabilities.