Newsletter Archive
OCT
30
2019
Also, October is Health Literacy Month - learn how Universal Design can make the way we communicate information accessible to everyone.
Oct
7
2019
Also, don't forget - Inclusive Health Innovation Grant applications are due November 1, 2019
SEP
19
2019
Also, Special Olympics welcomes Alicia Bazzano, MD, PhD, MPH, as Chief Health Officer.
Aug
20
2019
Also, an article from Dr. Priya Chandan, Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine - Clinical Considerations and Resources for Youth Athletes with Intellectual Disability
Aug
08
2019
The new videos focus on welcoming spaces and communication and aim to educate health care providers on how to incorporate easy strategies to better serve patients with intellectual disabilities
Jul
18
2019
Next month, Special Olympics is focusing on celebrating that we are all better together, and encouraging health professionals, employers, youth, and educators to make a commitment to inclusion
Jun
27
2019
How do we engage self-advocates in our communities and how do we learn to practice intentional inclusion? To address these questions, we assembled a panel of disability experts and recorded a webinar that we think will be helpful for all to hear!
Jun
11
2019
Supporting medical schools in changing curriculum to include care for patients with ID is one of the key focus areas of the Special Olympics Inclusive Health strategy.
May
21
2019
The Public Health Accreditation Board recently completed their Inclusive Health Innovation Grant, which focused on assisting health departments in thinking about including individuals with intellectual disabilities as they prepare for accreditation.
Apr
1
2019
These grants, awarded to nine leading organizations, reflect our commitment to inclusive health and to improving access to mainstream health services in the U.S. for people with intellectual disabilities.
Jan
17
2019
From awarding the first ever inclusive health innovation grants, to launching our website, to the development of new resources, Inclusive Health took major steps forward
Nov
20
2018
Together we can ensure the inclusion of all people, including people with intellectual disabilities, in mainstream health policies and laws, programming, and services, training programs, research, and funding streams.
Nov
8
2018
Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, Surgeon General of the Unites States will join with Special Olympics at the 2018 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Sep
17
2018
Special Olympics partnered with American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry to bring together more than 300 public health leaders to launch the Center for Inclusive Health.
Apr
25
2018
Our Igniting Change: Inclusive Health Summit is approaching quickly. We have invited organizations from across the health field to learn about health disparities, the need for inclusive health, and what each of us can do to break down barriers to access to equitable health services.
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