3215.0 The Intersection of Disability Research, Advocacy & Public Policy

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session deals with three pressing public policy issues and presents current research and advocacy activities related to those issues. Two presentations address accessibility of housing units to visitors with disabilities, one deals with employment issues, and the fourth with social justice issues in pandemic planning.
Session Objectives: Identify emerging public policy issues related to people with disabilities. Discuss research activities related to emerging disability policy concerns.

1:06 PM
1:24 PM
Evaluation of demonstration programs targeting services to chronically homeless adults with disabilities
Karen R. Stewart, MSPH, William Frey, PhD, Mustafa Karakus, PhD, Marion McCoy, PhD, Lynn Elinson, PhD, Martha Beemer Palan, MS and Bibi Gollapudi

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Gerontological Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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