Ableism in Health Care and the Need for Advocacy
FOUND IN: Culture/DEI, Events
Friday, April 14, 2023
9:00am - 10:00am
Educational presentation with research and case examples utilized to recognize where accommodations and advocacy efforts are needed at the individual and system level.
Presenters aim to unpack the historical underpinnings of ableism in the healthcare setting from early conceptualizations of disability to the health care approaches and barriers resulting in health disparities experienced by individuals with disabilities in obtaining their care. A call to action for advocacy efforts will be made for health care providers.