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Teaching About Care for Patients with Disabilities

  • Tom Shakespeare & Ira Kleine (2013) Educating Health Professionals about Disability: A Review of Interventions, Health and Social Care Education, 2:2, 20-37, DOI: 10.11120/hsce.2013.00026
  • Ioerger, Michael PhD, MPH; Flanders, Reed M. BA; French-Lawyer, Jeremy R. MPH; Turk, Margaret A. MD Interventions to Teach Medical Students About Disability, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: July 2019 - Volume 98 - Issue 7 - p 577-599doi: 10.1097/PHM.0000000000001154 
  • Symons AB, McGuigan D, Akl EA. A curriculum to teach medical students to care for people with disabilities: Development and initial implementation. BMC Med Educ., 2009; 9 (78).
  • Symons AB, Morley CP, McGuigan D, Akl EA. A curriculum on care for people with disabilities: effects on medical student self-reported attitudes and comfort level. Disabil Health J., 2014; 7(1).
  • Smeltz, L., Carpenter, S., Benedetto, L., Newcomb, N., Rubenstein, D., King, T., ... & DeWaters, A. L. (2023). ADEPT-CARE: A Pilot, Student-Led Initiative to Improve Care for Persons with Disabilities via a Novel Teaching Tool. Disability and Health Journal, 101462. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1936657423000298
  • Ship H, Shankar S, Brosco JP, Baer S, Michalowski SE, Arana J, Gregory D, Falcon A. Shared Decision-Making at the Intersection of Disability, Culture, and Language Accessibility: An Educational Session for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL. 2024;:11396. https://doi.org/10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11396

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    The Alliance for Disability in Health Care Education, Inc. (ADHCE), is a “501 (c) (3) Public Charity”  organization of healthcare educators and professionals who are working to integrate disability-related content and experiences into healthcare education and training programs.

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