#Expert ConversationsWITH is pleased to present Expert Conversations, an ongoing series that will feature conversations with experts in the fields of healthcare, disability, digital health and philanthropy. Today’s Expert Conversation is with Susan Mizner of the American Civil Liberties Union. [...]
WITH Grantee's commitment to providing Healthcare Services to People with Disabilities“I recently saw for the first time an 18 year old woman with several severe developmental issues. I am happy to see her, but I have no training in any [...]
White man with reddish hair and closely trimmed beard smiling happily.Photo courtesy of Positive Exposures Did you know that:People with I/DD have been more likely to not have had their teeth cleaned in the past five years, or never [...]
(Image Description: Photo of foam core poster that contains the text: WITH Community Reception Ed Roberts Campus withfoundation.org. Photo has a red ramp in the background.) A gathering of dedicated advocatesThe WITH Foundation Board of Directors invited local grantees, [...]
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.
Seven years ago I shared the preliminary findings from AASPIRE’s first health care study with the lovely people at the UCSF DD conference. This year I was able to share all we’ve done since then. One of the conference goers said they have been recommending the AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit to their clients for years—made me even more happy and proud of my research team because they’re both a clinician and an Autistic person ❤️ FOR US is why I do the work.
Digital Health Initiative In an effort to further WITH’s mission of promoting comprehensive and accessible healthcare for adults with developmental disabilities, we are also developing partnerships in the area of digital health. Technology is transforming healthcare. The combination of digital and...
The needs of People with Disabilities tend to be overlooked in health technology that otherwise could be lifesaving. We're partnering with Sidebench to change this, starting with a pilot workshop where adults with developmental disabilities will work directly with designers and developers on brainstorming innovative design ideas. To learn more, see: http://sidebench.com/with-foundation-pilot-workshop/