Meeting the health needs of people with ID would lower health care costs and ensure social justice
There are many kinds of intellectual disabilities—and many causes.
People with ID face significant health disparities not directly caused by their disability.
Special Olympics Health Messengers spoke at APHA's Annual Meeting with the U.S. Surgeon General about their health journeys and intentional inclusion.
This overview provides a background on sources of health care coverage for people with ID and where they receive services.
Person first language puts the person ahead of any disability identifier.
People with ID have enormous disparities in their health status and basic protections compared to the general population.
Learn why health disparities exist for people with ID and what you can do to help achieve inclusive health for all.
a Review with a Focus on Special Olympics International
This summary documents significant disparities that arise, at least in part, from systemic barriers to accessing equitable health.
This report documents significant disparities that arise, at least in part, from systemic barriers to accessing equitable health.
A presentation from Dr. Tamsen Bassford of the Sonoran University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
Loretta explains why it is critical to speak up and be persistent when communicating with health care providers.
We are in the midst of a revolution to break down barriers to access to health services and programs for people with ID.