Session: Community Accessibility for Health, Livability and Security
4030.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Community Accessibility for Health, Livability and Security
This session addresses a number of important elements or outcomes of accessible communities that include access to health care and health promotion, safety, supports and disaster preparedness.
Learning Objectives: Chair: Charles Drum
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):Pamela Hanes, PhD
8:30 AMUnmet need for personal assistance in activities of daily living among adults: Prevalence and adverse consequences
Mitchell P. LaPlante, PhD, Taewoon Kang, PhD, H. Stephen Kaye, PhD, Charlene Harrington, PhD
8:45 AMTranslation of diagnostic measures for individuals who are deaf:
Annie Steinberg, MD, Marjorie F. Goldstein, PhD, Elizabeth A. Eckhardt, CSW
9:00 AMAccess for All: Making Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services Accessible to Women with Disabilities
Pamela A. Dickens, MPH, Anna B. Brown, MPH, Sandra L. Martin, PhD
9:15 AMHow people with disabilities rank aspects of physical access in choosing a place to live
Elizabeth J. E. Aigbe, MS, Susan Kinne, PhD, Donald L Patrick, PhD, MSPH, Allen Cheadle, PhD, Todd C. Edwards, PhD, Carol Baker, MC, Shelley Lawson, MPA
9:30 AMNobody left behind: Disaster planning and response for persons with mobility impairments
Michael H. Fox, ScD, Glen W. White, PhD, Jennifer Rowland, MS, Monika Suchowierska, MA
9:45 AMEvaluation components and findings of New Mexico’s adaptation of the Take Charge Challenge
Anthony G Cahill, PhD
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA