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Healthcare disparity and challenges

This video explores healthcare disparity and challenges faced by people with an intellectual disability.

In this video, we explored the health disparities and challenges that people with an intellectual disability face when attending healthcare appointments.

We’d like you to think for a moment about your own experiences with accessing health care. Have you experienced any of these challenges?

A table with healthcare disparities listed. This includes conditions being overlooked or undiagnosed, parents or carers not being listened to, inappropriate built environment, difficulty in complying with assessment instructions, inappropriate or lack of healthcare information, insufficient appointment time, and fear and anxiety.

  • If you have, how did you feel when faced with the challenge?
  • If you have faced some other challenge not mentioned above, describe it in the comments below.
  • Is this also a challenge that could be experienced by a person with an intellectual disability?
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Improving Health Assessments for People with an Intellectual Disability

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