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Education Archive

The State of Health and Wellness for Individuals with IDD

  • Dates: 23 – 23 Apr, 2014

A HealthMeet Webinar-AAIDD is a HealthMeet Partner

Date: April 23, 2014
Time: 2:00pm Eastern
Presenter: Lynda Lahti Anderson
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Historically, people with IDD have experienced health disparities related to many different factors including: lack of access to care, inadequate health care providers, and social determinants to name just a few.  Recently though, a greater effort has been made to identify and address such disparities through programs that help encourage healthier lifestyles and educate health professionals.  In this webinar, Lynda Lahti Anderson from the University of Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration will identify the implications that will hinder future research on this these disparities and ways to improve methods of addressing health care needs for this population in efficient through specialized programs and cost-effective methods.