Screenings

No Clear Benefit Associated with Breast Cancer Screening for Women with Down Syndrome

Brian Chicoine, MD
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Health Disparities and Health Care Access Inequities Prevail Among Persons with Disabilities

Susan Havercamp, PhD
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Fewer adults with IDD receive health checkups and are screened for cancer

Helene Ouellette-Kuntz, PhD
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More research needed to understand the use of clinical preventive service among subgroups of people with disabilities

Jana Peterson-Besse, PhD
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Problem drinking and smoking may be overlooked among persons with ID

Christos Kouimtsidis, PhD Read More...

People with disabilities do not get adequate cancer screening

Julie Merten, PhD Read More...

Autism spectrum disorder more common among children with vision impairment and hearing loss

By Kim Van Naarden Braun, PhD
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‘Women Be Healthy 2’ program improves knowledge of cervical and breast cancer screening

By Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
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Prisoners with ID have worse health outcomes than their non-disabled peers

By Shannon Dias, MPH, MIPH, BDS
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High overweight and obesity levels of people with ID worldwide

By: Viviene Temple, PhD
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Latino children with autism spectrum disorders diagnosed later, fewer treatment services

By: Sandra Magaña, MSW, PhD
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Free, convenient screening for cardiovascular disease risk improves participation among adults with ID

By: Gerald Koh, PhD
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Accessing medical information from doctors is a challenge

By Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
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People with ID need to have regular eye exams

By Mary Codling
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Three tests can be used to measure balance, fitness, and independent function in people with I/DD

By Joyce Maring, PT, EdD
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Adults with ID are at high risk for falls

By Kelly Hsieh, PhD
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Diabetes poorly managed in people with ID

By Laurence Taggart, PhD
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Prisoners with ID have unrecognized health care needs

By Shannon Dias, MPH, MIPH, BDS
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African American women with ID need to get screened for breast cancer

By Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
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Eight physical fitness tests can be used with adults with ID

By Thessa Hilgenkamp
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BMI may overestimate body fatness in youth with Down syndrome

By Linda Bandini, PhD
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Older Canadian adults with DD have poor health and unmet health care and social service needs

By Shahin Shooshtari, PhD
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Women with DD have very little knowledge about cervical and breast cancer screenings

By Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
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