Community Living and Self Determination

Health

The Council believes that people with developmental disabilities have the right to live healthy lives and to benefit from the full range of needed health services. 

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Current Initiatives

Advocating for Improved Health Outcomes

The Council's advocacy relating to improved health outcomes centers around policies for BAYOU HEALTH and implementation of ongoing multiagency health data collection and analysis.

Past Initiatives

Curricula on Developmental Disabilities for Clinicians

Developing curricula for use with Physician Assistant students and Nurse Practitioner students as well as online Continuing Medical Education (CME) units for physicians.

Curricula on Developmental Disabilities for Dentists and Dental Hygienists

Developing curricula for use with in schools for Dentists and Dental Hygienists.

Modules on Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs)

Developing modules for use online as Continuing Nursing Medical Education (CNE) units.