Strong Center Webinar Series: Health Care Advocacy for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Tuesday, March 15, 2011- Tuesday, March 29, 2011
10:00am EST - 12:00pm EST

  • Health Care Advocacy for Adults with IDD Across the Lifespan

Date: March 15, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm Eastern with Kathleen M. Bishop, PhD

This Webinar will focus on possible risk factors for persons with IDD, the process of health care advocacy through differential diagnosis and other tools, along with health care advocacy tips.

  • Overcoming Health Care Disparities: Advocacy Tips for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Date: March 22, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm Eastern with Laura M. Robinson, MPH

Direct care staff, clinicians, and health care professionals who work directly with people with IDD play a significant role in the care of vulnerable older adults with IDD. How direct care staff, caregivers, and agency health care providers and clinicians can better advocate for people with IDD in health care settings.

  • Health Care Advocacy from a Developmental Physicians Perspective

Date: March 29, 2011, 10:00am-12:00pm with C. Michael Henderson, MD

This presentation will describe preventive and treatment strategies to address assorted conditions that are common in individuals with developmental disabilities. The conditions discussed will include those that are specific to developmental disabilities, and those that are common in the general population.

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