SAMADHAN is happy to share the FREE ABELX ON LINE COURSE FOR IMPROVING HEALTH CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY

This is the initiative of Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability QCIDDn Mater Research Institute – University of Queensland South Brisbane, Q 4101, AUSTRALIA. Some of the video footage for the course content was shot in SAMADHAN’s center in Dakshinpuri and forms an integral part of the curriculum “Through my Eyes “ This online course series is free and open to anyone interested in improving healthcare for people with intellectual disability. They can be used as workforce education for medical, allied health, education, and disability professionals.

ABLE101x – Through my Eyes focuses on the stories of people with intellectual disability around the world, and their families and supporters. Over four parts, students will look at the barriers and enablers to healthcare for people with intellectual disability, their experience of specific syndromes and communication difficulties, and how they stay healthy. Students will listen to family members speaking about complex care, rare syndromes, early death, and planning for independence. The final component focuses on the history of treatment, the impact of rights’ movements on healthcare delivery, common health conditions, and health promotion. https://courses.edx.org/courses/course-v1:UQx+Able101x+3T2016/

Registrations for ABLEx Series are now open! Go ! to https://www.edx.org/xser…/intellectual-disability-healthcare

There is a special focus on the legal and ethical complexities in health practice with patients who often require substituted consent. A certificate is offered on completion. If you need proof for an employer, school, or other institution that you have successfully completed the online course, you can purchase a verified certificate from edX (USD$99). Contact Miriam Taylor - Education Coordinator.Phone: 61-7-31632446 Fax: 61-7-31632445