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AUCD: Concurrent Sessions: Prognosis: Guarded. How Health Disparities Impact the Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities


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Karen Wolf-Branigin, MSW, Senior Executive Officer, National Initiatives
The Arc

Other Presenter(s)

Michael Knox, Ph.D. MSW, New Brunswick, NJ, United States, NJ - The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD;
Adriane Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES, AUCD, Washington, DC, United States;


2,400 people with intellectual disabilities received health assessments over a two-year period from The Arc as part of a CDC-funded health promotion grant. In addition to sharing information about the health status/disparities faced by this group, presenters will describe the unanticipated and positive outcomes experienced by those conducting the assessments.

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