Exciting New Resource for Health Care Professionals

National News
Winter 2014
The Arc

The Arc and HealthMeet LogoHealthMeet® partnered with the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) to develop online modules about the health and health care of adults with I/DD.  Sonoron UCEDD Director, Leslie Cohen was part of the team developing Module 1 and the case studies are being used as part of the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine’s Interprofessional Education and Practice Program disability activity for health sciences students.   These modules can assist all health professionals working with people with I/DD and help professionals provide the best medical services possible.  Module 1: Understanding Health and Health Promotion for People with ID has been available since last year.  Now, there is also Module 2: Communication Skills in the context of health and wellness.  Both modules can be accessed at www.iddhealthtraining.org.

To learn more about what HealthMeet is doing, visit the Arc’s website at http://www.thearc.org/healthmeet