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.
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 [...]
Image description: Baby girl with light skin and hair smiles from her car seat WITH Self-Advocate Advisory Committee member, Ivanova Smith recently gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. We asked Ivanova to share her experience with healthcare before [...]
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.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALSRequest for Proposals (RFP) from the WITH Foundation (WITH) and the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry (AADMD). Advancing comprehensive healthcare delivery models for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, improving health practitioner com...
Please take a moment to vote for WITH's panel at SXSW! The panel is titled: Equitable Design for Persons with Disabilities and is co-presented by Sidebench To learn more and vote, please see: https://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/90296
While disabilities come in many varieties, adults with developmental disabilities are often overlooked - last year, we designed a workshop aimed at training members of the tech community to understand the needs of adults with developmental disabilities - the goal is to equip innovators with the know...