Health and Health Care

Exercise Resources Compiled by RTC/IL Researcher Lyndsie Koon

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability - a wealth of information, videos and other resources for being active

Office on Women's Health (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)

Kansas Cancer Information

National Health Care Transition Center - Focusing on young people who are leaving pediatric care and moving toward the adult health system

Disability Case Studies - A snapshot of state health department efforts to address the health needs of people with disabilities. Our research partnes in Montana are featured in this resource from the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials.

Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question - The helpful lists at Choosing Wisely were developed by medical specialists

Take Charge! A Reproductive Health Guide for Women with Disabilities - Created by women advocates at Access Living in Chicago

Communicating with Older Adults: An Evidence-Based Review of What Really Works (PDF available upon request)

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative - fact sheets on health plans, rehab benefits, and tips for working with specific disability populations, such as those with traumatic brain injury (TBI)

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative "Double Jeopardy" video series - A series of videos to help inform consumers about health insurance plans being offered in order for them make an informed choice. Video topics include prescription drugs, medical devices, mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and more.