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A Second Wave? How Parents of Kids with cognitive Disabilities Can Prepare

July 1, 2020
Written by Dr. Craig Escudé, MD, FAAFP, FAADM 
Published by Disability Tribune

Should we fear a second wave of COVID-19? I’d suggest preparing but keeping fear to a minimum. There are a few good reasons why we may be less likely to have an intense second wave than we were in past pandemics…

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“It’s important that we teach healthcare providers the needed skills to meet healthcare needs of people with disabilities so that anyone with any condition can walk into any office and receive competent healthcare.”

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HRS Press Release on COVID-19

Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, HRS’s Health Risk Screening Tool Could Save Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities As COVID-19 disproportionately affects the lives of society’s most vulnerable, caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are left unprepared…

  • Featured Research Article

Methods: The sample consisted of 12,582 people with an intellectual or developmental disability residing in Georgia (U.S.). Data were analyzed using survival analysis (Kaplan-Meier estimate and Cox regression) and a binary logistic regression…

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Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic, HRS’s Health Risk Screening Tool Could Save Lives of People with Intellectual Disabilities As COVID-19 disproportionately affects the lives of society’s most vulnerable, caregivers of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)…


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