Warriors on Wheels (WoW) of Greater Detroit—an advisory partner of the IDEAL RRTC—received a grant award from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation to expand their outreach to people with disabilities in Southeast Michigan.
A new study from IDEAL RRTC faculty Mark D. Peterson, Ph.D., and Neil Kamdar, M.A., finds adults with traumatic spinal cord injury are at an increased risk of developing mental health disorders and secondary chronic diseases compared to adults without the condition. The paper is published in the May 2020 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Pediatric-onset disabilities (PODs) are conditions that start before birth or during childhood.
The ongoing COVID-19 health crisis is stressful for everyone; however, the stress placed on the disability community has been particularly acute. One particularly salient concern expressed by this community is fear of being viewed as expendable or as undeserving of equal healthcare access by healthcare providers
Watch the recording of the webinar with panelists Mark D. Peterson, PhD, MS, FACSM and Heidi Haapala, MD
Dr. Peterson will work with the Cerebral Palsy Surveillance Program in Sweden to research the longitudinal health and health care of people with cerebral palsy in that country.
Women who are Deaf and hard of hearing have more pregnancy complications and worse outcomes than those without hearing impairment, a study indicates.
The Center for Disability Health and Wellness, led by Michelle Meade, Ph.D, and Michael McKee, M.D., M.P.H., is the recipient of a grant from the Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) to support interdisciplinary research teams in pursuing external multi-component NIH large-scale grants.
A new study co-authored by Philippa Clarke, Ph.D. turned to Twitter to see whether online discussions about food can help inform policy makers influencing social determinants of health.