Building an Organizational Response to Health Disparities: A Practical Guide to Implementing the National CLAS Standards
National CLAS standards are a set of 15 action steps intended to advance health equity, improve quality, and reduce health care disparities among racial, ethnic, and linguistic minorities; people with disabilities; and sexual and gender minorities. The toolkit has resources that address each of the National CLAS Standards, and is searchable by population, type of resource, user, or setting.
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.
An online tool that allows users to easily access disability data for every county in the United States and Puerto Rico.
This report is a summary of a public health needs assessment conducted in 2014 on the the health status and disparities of Iowans with disabilities.
This short guide shares facts and strategies for addressing obesity and disability. It includes information on why it is important, additional considerations and risk factors, and information to help promote healthy weight among people with disabilities.
This short guide shares information and strategies for how health departments can help combat obesity among people with disabilities and assist them in achieving healthy weight and an improved quality of life. It includes considerations for promoting increased physical activity and healthy diets, examples of promising practices around the country, and facts about disability and obesity.