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AUCD: Poster Symposium 3B: Diversity Topics: Changing the way we reach and support Latino/Hispanic families having children with disabilities


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Jessica Gutierrez, Bachelor of science, CPH student, Parent Resource coordinator
Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND


Families of children from minority populations experience health disparities. Information from the Family Care Enhancement Project ?which places Family Navigators in clinic locations across the state of Nebraska to connect families to Early Intervention programs, medical and educational services and connect them to community resources. Learn about common referrals made to community resources across Hispanic; non-Hispanic, non-white; and white populations. Strategies used to overcome common barriers.

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