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Programs

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Information for

Contacts

Programs

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Regulations

Partners

Disability and Health Program

Mission

To promote the health and wellness of Rhode Islanders living with disabilities.

What We Do

  • Provide professional development training and targeted technical assistance for practitioners working with people with disabilities;
  • Provide access to assistive technology;
  • Work with our partners to ensure that Rhode Island healthcare facilities are physically accessible to all;
  • Train healthcare providers on how to communicate respectfully and sensitively with patients who have disabilities;
  • Evaluate and monitor health disparities between people with disabilities and the population at-large;
  • Offer internship opportunities to high school students with disabilities.

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Reports

Annual