Monday, May 26, 2008

Tools For Decreasing Health Care Barriers

Tools For Decreasing Health Care Barriers: Accessible Health Care Briefs

The Center for Disabilities and the Health Professions Accessible Health Care series is designed to educate health care professionals, community organizations, advocates, and people with disabilities.

This series includes discussions, examples, illustrations, and resource information for improving access to health care services, programs, and products. Subjects include:

  • Introduction: Tools For Decreasing Health Care Barriers
  • Importance of Accessible Examination Tables
  • Importance of Accessible Weight Scales
  • Health Care Facilities Access
  • Choosing and Negotiating an Accessible Business Location
  • Barrier Removal: Improving Accessibility with Limited Resources
  • Providing Information in Alternative Formats
  • Accessible Web Site Design (provided by the University of Washington's Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology Center)
  • ADA Resources
  • Tax Incentives for Improving Accessibility
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