Are you beta-testing a technology and have been asked to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)? Do you need to know what an NDA is? Take a look at this video, produced through WITH Foundation's Digital Health Initiative. Learn more at: withfoundation.org/digital-health-initiative
Bridging the Gap Improving Healthcare Access for People with Disabilities
Healthcare providers do not receive adequate training to practice culturally sensitive care to those with disabilities. This creates a barrier to primary and emergency medicine. Melissa shares her stories of both frustration and victory, working with practitioners to break down assumptions.
Supported Decision Making Gabby s Story
Supported Decision Making is an emerging strategy to enable individuals to make their own choices. This is especially helpful in the health care setting where every person utilizes the expertise of their provider and other resources to make difficult health-related decisions. This film uses Gabby's story to illustrate the benefits of the strategy, both in the decision-making process and as a way to maintain personal autonomy.
Back in 2016, The WITH Foundation provided a 2-year grant to the Lurie Center for Autism – Massachusetts General Hospital for a project to advance their Autism Care Collaborative (ACC) to address the healthcare needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder [...]
A Toolkit for Primary Care of Adults with I/DDBack in 2013, The WITH Foundation provided funding to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for the creation of an electronic toolkit for primary care of adults with developmental disabilities. The project has been a [...]
#Voices4AllAn increasing number of US households are embracing digital voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri. This rising prevalence of home-based voice assistants has led some healthcare experts to wonder whether Alexa can go beyond just playing music [...]
WITH Grantee The American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD) held its 16th Annual Conference in Seattle, CA June 29-July 1. This unique, international conference is a gathering of healthcare professionals who are passionate about building inclusive systems of [...]
Established in 2002, WITH Foundation (formerly known as Special Hope Foundation) is a private foundation. The Foundation’s initial grantmaking benefited the disability community. In 2011, the Foundation began to focus its support on organizations and projects that promote the establishment of comprehensive and accessible health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Currently, the Foundation gives out around $750,000 each year and has provided (in total) more than $6.5 million in funding support.
Join AUCD 2018 as they come together, celebrate achievements, and to recharge their commitment to achieving inclusive communities! They welcome network members, non-network organizational partners, experts from all across the disability field, individuals with disabilities, family members, and trainees to learn and grow together during this exciting event.
Rates are available at several levels.
Reserve your spot today at: aucd.org/conference
WITH's Executive Director had the honor of working with nine other leaders from the charitable community earlier this summer to help select the six finalists for Independent Sector's 2018 NGen Award. Now, it's your turn! Learn about these outstanding leaders, and vote on your pick for this year's winner once daily until September 20. https://upswell.wishpondpages.com/award-finalists/
Here is why:Technology is transforming healthcare.The combination of digital and mobile technologies, social networking, advancements in the uses of sensors, as well as advancement in data-collection mean that the traditional models of healthcare service are changing.WITH Foundation provides financi...