Inclusive Health

 

The Foundational Principles for Sustainable Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disability, developed in collaboration with Special Olympics International, supports national-level organizations to adopt and promote inclusive approaches to health for people with intellectual disability (ID). This resource provides organizations with necessary principles and guidelines to ensure the full and sustainable inclusion of people with ID in health policies and laws, programming, services, training programs, research, and funding streams.

Other Resources developed under the collaboration of AUCD and Special Olympics:

This case study provides information about the Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion at Syracuse University experience in making its program inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities.

This tip-sheet provides background information on what Intentional Inclusion means and offers tips on how organizations can be more inclusive of people with ID.

This fact sheet provides information on how organizations can ensure sustainability of their inclusion efforts.

Developed by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, University of Massachusetts Medical School (MA LEND) & Department of Health Sciences, Boston University College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

This healthy eating workshop series includes four lessons that can be implemented as a series or as stand-alone modules, each lesson includes a hands-on opportunity to learn how to prepare a simple recipe for a meal or snack.

Developed by the University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles & University of Southern California

This brochure focuses on including adults with DD in routine health screenings to guide families and their physicians to conduct necessary health screenings in individuals with DD.

Developed by the University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles & University of Southern California

Whitepaper that documents the process of collaboration with mainstream health teams to include adults with DD so that they have access to these routine health screenings in communities where they live.

Developed by Westchester Institute for Human Development University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (NY LEND) & The Healthmeet Project of the Arc

These modules are designed for LEND and UCEDD trainees to learn more about the adult phase of the life course continuum of health and health care for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities (ID)

For more information contact Daphnee Guillaume, Public Health Program Manager