Disability and Diversity

Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit

Source: Toolkit | Home The Diversity & Inclusion Toolkit is one way AUCD provides resources and strategies to, “champion and model diversity, equity and inclusion.” AUCD is continually searching for resources to make available at the Diversity & Inclusion website. In December, 10 recently added resources are highlighted. The focus of these resources includes health …

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New Health & Disability E-learning Module for Health Department Staff

Source: NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is proud to announce a new online e-learning module titled, “Health and Disability 101: Training for Health Department Employees.” The purpose of this training is to educate health department staff about the benefits of including people with disabilities in all public health programs, products and …

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The Voice of Disability in Nursing

The Voice of Disability in Nursing by Holly Clayton, RN, MSNNew Hampshire Nursing Newswww.NHNurses.org Recently, I represented NHNA in a monthly American Nurses Association’s Nursing Practice & Work Environment (NP&WE) conference call. With the goal of “promoting the health, safety, and wellness of the nurse and the nursing profession,” this call served to educate and …

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Why Is Disability Missing From the Discourse on Diversity? By Lennard J. Davis

by Lennard J. DavisThe Chronicle It has been more than 20 years since the Americans With Disabilities Act took effect, but while the law has changed some things in higher education, it hasn’t changed the way academic culture regards people with disabilities. While our current interest in diversity is laudable, colleges rarely think of disability …

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