Prevention & Wellness

In 2007 the US Department of Health and Human Services put an emphasis on the health and wellness of individuals with disabilities. Following are some news items, resources, events, and summaries of current legislation in this area.


  • Unmet Need for Therapy Services Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

    This HRSA R40 Secondary Data Analysis Study examined population-based differences in need for and access to therapy services in children with ASD as compared to CSHCN across two cross-sectional waves of the National Survey for Children with Special Health Care Needs (NS-CSHCN; Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics).


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The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities

Resource Website Provided by US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Disabilities

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