How to Make Your Medical Practice More Accessible to People with Disabilities (PDF)HTML version:
- Making your medical office more accessible to people with mobility disabilities - includes information about tax incentives for adjustable-height exam tables, accessible scales and facility improvements
- Ways to improve access for people who have sensory (vision and hearing) disabilities
- Notes on disability etiquette
Health Care Access for People with IDD and Brain InjuriesThe RTC/IL collaborated with the Disability Rights Center of Kansas to learn about the health care experiences of Kansans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and those with brain injuries. The following two reports provide recommendations on how to improve programs, policies and practices to improve access to health care for people with these specific disabilities.
- Improving Access to Health Care for Kansans with Brain Injuries (PDF)
- Improving Access to Health Care for Kansans with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (PDF)
Removing Barriers to Health Care: A Guide for Health Professionals (from the Center for Universal Design)
Includes recommended Universal Design features, selected Americans with Disabilities Act requirements for health care providers and communication tips for specific disabilities.
This has valuable, detailed information for women with a range of disabilities. Though published in 1982, the information remains pertinent.
The OHCUP: Outpatient Health Care Usability Profile, A Tool to Improve Outpatient Access
Is your medical office fully accessible? The OHCUP is an easy-to-use checklist that is less complex than ADA guidelines.
Our researchers developed this tool to help medical offices and clinics improve their accessibility as part of the Community Engagement Evaluation Project.