Introductions by: Barbara Devore Deputy Director, Center for Community Health New York State Department of Health Speakers:Margaret A. Turk, MD Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pediatrics SUNY Upstate Medical University Andrea Haenlin-Mott ADA Coordinator for Facilities Services at Cornell University Theresa Paeglow Program Manager, New York State Department of Health Disability and Health Program Disability is a major health concern across the entire age spectrum. Historically, it has been equated with inferior health status, with the health needs of persons with disabilities considered only in relation to their particular limitations. Often the management of the primary disabling condition has been the overriding concern, with less attention paid to the generally recommended standards of health screening and disease prevention. Originally broadcast January 15, 2009
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