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Health Assessment Protocol for Volunteers Assessing People with Intellectual Disabilities


HealthMeet Health Assessment Volunteers play a key role in carrying out HealthMeet events. To assist these volunteers in conducting effective health assessments for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) this assessment protocol guide provides information on how to conduct assessments and how to effectively communicate with people with I/DD. This training aims to orient assessment volunteers to the health assessment process as well as to enhance general knowledge and abilities to work with people with I/DD.  

Primary Toolkit:

Chronic Disease Prevention Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

CDC Winnable Battles,Health and Disability Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Disability, Health Promotion and Health Education, Nutrition, Obesity, Oral Health, Screening, Volunteer


Institutional Author:

The Arc





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