Improving primary healthcare for people with developmental disabilities

Adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) have more health issues than other adults, but they are less likely to receive preventative care. A new evidence-based toolkit, developed by Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities Program (H-CARDD), will help family health teams provide better, more proactive care for this vulnerable and underserved population.

05/02/2016

Photo: Three people looking at the new Health Check toolkit; Copyright: CAMH/H-CARDD

The Health Check toolkit will help family health teams provide better, more proactive care for people with developmental disabilities, including autism; © CAMH/H-CARDD