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Feedback requested from the Administration for Community Living

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Feedback is requested from the Administration for Community Living on their DRAFT Principles for a Person-Centered Approach to Serious or Advanced Illness. For more information and to provide your feedback, see their request below.

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy


Closing the Gap: Coordination of Care Between Physicians and Dentists

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Thanks to Dr Steve Perlman for providing this link.

CLOSING THE GAP: Coordination of care between physicians and dentists

https://www.dentalaegis.com/cced/2017/03/closing-the-gap-coordination-of-care-between-physicians-and-dentists

Disability Stigma and the Impact on Patient Care

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Disability Stigma and the Impact on Patient Care

http://agerrtc.washington.edu/info/factsheets/stigma

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

From Colleagues at the Association for Health Care Journalists

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From Colleagues at the Association for Health Care Journalists

Reporter explored efforts to make dental health a primary care priority

http://healthjournalism.org/blog/2017/02/reporter-explored-efforts-to-make-dental-health-a-primary-care-priority/

Words Have Power

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Words matter...whether you are describing ideas, plans, relationships or tumors. Clinicians in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities are in the epicenter of "words, terms and labels;" and they are ever changing. This article from the Association of Health Care Journalists calls attention to the bicameral impact of words (informational and emotional) when communicating about disease (or should we say disorders?).

TED Talk - Dr. Lisa Thornton

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TED Talk - DR. LISA THORNTON

What I learned as doctor treating children with disabilities.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zGmX6aROtNs

Recommended for all AADMD followers.

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From AADMD's Colleague, Counselor and Friend David Ervin

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From AADMD's Colleague, Counselor and Friend David Ervin

Greetings, all.

Back in June, 2016, over deep dish pizza in downtown Chicago with Dr. Rick Rader, my colleague and friend, he asked me what got me into this work. Because the question came from Rick, I shared more than I ordinarily do...

From AHRQ on informed decision making

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From AHRQ on informed decision making.

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AADMD VP of Policy and Advocacy

Bob Fletcher of NADD retiring

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Please see below for news from our friends at NADD regarding the retirement of Dr. Robert J. Fletcher, Founder and CEO of NADD.

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Study: Caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities need more support, training

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This report from the American Dental Association reinforces the important strategic alliance between the AADMD and the NADSP. (https://nadsp.org/)

http://www.ada.org/en/publications/ada-news/2014-archive/november/study-caregivers-of-adults-with-developmental-disabilities-need-more-support-training

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