Online Training for Health Care Providers

Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities (direct link to Kansas TRAIN, course #1025624)
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One CME/CNE is offered for $10.
This course provides tips for delivering culturally sensitive, high quality care to adults and children with physical and sensory disabilities, along with solutions to common problems in serving patients with disabilities.

  • The course is free to providers nationwide. One CME/CNE is available for $10.
  • To enroll, go to if you’re in Kansas. All others, go to (First-time users create a login name and password.)
  • Search for “Healthcare Access for Persons with Disabilities,” course number 1025624.


Tips for Your Patients
on Visitable Homes

Dot Nary, PhD, published “Making Homes More ‘Visitable’ for Wheelchair Users and Potential Hosts” in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (10/14, 95:10, 1995–1996).

Print out this educational page from the journal to share with patients and their caregivers.

"Diagnosis Isn't Enough"

Research by Amanda Reichard may inform care for people with disabilities. Reichard is lead author of Diagnosis isn't enough: Understanding the connections between high health care utilization, chronic conditions and disabilities among U.S. working age adults, which appears in Disability and Health Journal (8.4, Oct. 2015, 535–546).

Video: Accessible Medical Exams

Center advisor Catherine Graham is featured in this video about “Medical Examinations and People with Disabilities,” produced by Able South Carolina.

Doctor (with Disability) Knows Best

In this video, a physician who has a disability discusses ways to improve health care.This story is provided by the Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund.
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