Prevention & Wellness
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) TRIAD Experiences a Growth Spurt
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) enhanced and widened the reach of its programming in 2015 and shows no sign of slowing in 2016. From partnerships with the TN Department of Education to the design of innovative telemedicine models of service delivery, TRIAD continues to make a profound impact on improving access to autism services in TN.
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) Offers Online Trainings to Improve Health Care for Adults with IDD
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (TN UCEDD, LEND, IDDRC) is now offering two free, short online training series focused on improving health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The trainings have been created by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC), in partnership with the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (DIDD) and TennCare.
Location: Washington, DC
The 2015 AUCD Conference will be held at the Washington, DC, Renaissance Hotel.
Healthy Weight Research Network (HWRN) Update
The Healthy Weight Research Network for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other developmental disabilities (HWRN) was established in July 2013 with Autism CARES funding via the Maternal Child Health Bureau�s (MCHB). The HWRN is led by researchers at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center at UMass Medical School, in collaboration with Tufts University School of Medicine. The HWRN�s mission is to advance the understanding of obesity risk factors in children with ASD and other developmental disabilities, to promote the development of evidence-based solutions to achieve healthy weight in this population, and to disseminate research findings to broad and diverse audiences.
At-Risk Populations and Pandemic Influenza: Planning Guidance for State, Territorial, Tribal, and Local Health Departments
Center for Health Promotion Research for People with Disabilities
Center on Health Promotion Research for Persons with Disabilities
- Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities
The AUCD Network: Promoting Wellness for Persons with Disabilities
An abridged sampling for download and printing of wellness promotion activities
Senator Harkin Reintroduces Promoting Wellness for Individuals with Disabilities Act
Senator Harkin's floor statement.