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Health

Government of Canada - Health Care Portal
Provides access to a wide range of information, publications and studies on aging, developmental disabilities and general health care issues.

The Health and Health Care of People with Intellectual Disabilities (U.S.)
A study by Special Olympics in the United States presents information on the lack of training among health professionals to treat health problems of people with intellectual disabilities; these training inadequacies are cited as a factor in poor access to proper healthcare for this population.  Available from:
http://northamerica.specialolympics.org/research/documents/CACW_Health.pdf

VOICE in Health Policy

Offers tools and resources to assist voluntary organizations influence health policy.  Tools are available to build relationships, identify opportunities, and find practical ways to influence health policy.  This site has been developed to increase the policy capacity of Voluntary Organizations Working in Health (VOWH), Health Canada, and the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Service Canada – Persons with Disabilities Online
Access to services and information on health care and other topics for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.

University of Western Ontario - Developmental Disabilities Division (DDD)

The overall goal of the DDD is to promote optimum health care for persons with a developmental disability through education, research and service.  The web site provides access to the DDD Clinical Bulletin that publishes articles on developmental disabilities; training and education opportunities and links to many related web sites.

http://www.ddd.uwo.ca/

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