Welcome to HealthMatters™ Program Website!
- HealthMatters Program is a partnership between community and academia with a common aim to improve health of people with developmental disabilities (DD). Our goals are to develop and share tools for bidirectional health promotion research, service-learning, and training, support health promotion program development, implementation, and evaluation and disseminate and integrate evidence-based health promotion services for people with DD.
Upcoming EventsJanuary 21, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
Pregnancy outcomes of women with IDD (REGISTER)
February 18, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
The experience of and outcomes for people with IDD and their families in managed health care: Lessons learned (REGISTER)
March 17, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
Health Care Costs for Americans with IDD: A National Analysis of Access and Spending 2002–2011 Based on the MEPS/NHIS (REGISTER)
April 21, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
Falls among adults with IDD and prevention (REGISTER)
May 19, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
A Telehealth Weight Management System for Adults with Intellectual Disability (REGISTER)
June 16, 2016 (2pm-3pm CST)
HealthMatters Program Scale-Up: Multi-State Systematic Approach (REGISTER)
News and Research Alerts
Health Care for Adults with IDD - Toolkit for Primary Care Providers
Peer-Mentored Prep program improves disaster preparedness among adults with I/DD
Professionals lack knowledge about fragile X syndrome and autism
HealthMatters Program Scale Up project part of the newly funded RRTCDD
The information provided in this website was supported by Grant from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD), RC4HD066915. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NICHD.