Resources – Disability Inclusion – Health Care Providers

This guide will help individuals plan, navigate, and create accessible meetings, events, and conferences. It includes information on planning accessible events including site selection, pre-event registration and communication, meeting room layouts and other considerations, audio visual components, food and beverage service, accommodations for specific disability types, tips for presenters and attendees, and more.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's Disability and Health Branch website has information and resources for persons with disabilities, their families, service providers, and healthcare providers.
The Community Health Inclusion Recommended Policies (CHIRP) is intended to provide health practitioners with a template for creating policy guidelines for health promotion programs that are inclusive of individuals with disabilities. This resource has information on how to promote inclusive programming through policy, guidelines for disability inclusion in programs and policy, and an implementation manual.
Guidelines for government agencies and community organizations to develop community health promotion strategies that are based on national recommendations and effectively include people with disabilities.
This toolkit shares examples of successful inclusive public health smoking cessation programs and campaigns.
How-to-guide for communities to create inclusive walking clubs. Also focuses on using youth advocates to create change in their communities.
This website has links to multiple on-line videos and self-paced courses on inclusive health and wellness for professionals in the fields of disability and aging, health care, public health, fitness professionals, educators, and more. It also includes a training for rock climbing instructors on inclusive climbing wall techniques.