Developing OT-Peer Led Interventions to Support Healthcare Justice for People with Disabilities


Background: The United Nation’s (2006) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities identifies healthcare as a human right. People with physical disabilities face significant barriers to healthcare access, quality... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Susan Magasi (University of Illinois at)
  2. Marilyn Martin (Access Living)
  3. Judy Panko Reis (Access Living)
  4. Christina Papadimitriou (Northern Illinois University)
  5. Jennifer Thomas (Community Care Alliance of Illinois)
  6. Laura VanPuymbrouck (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  7. Tom Wilson (Access Living)

Topic Areas

WHO 2020 health promotion and disease prevention , Education / Research / Professional Challenges , Social inequality , Research methods , Practice and intervention methods , New and innovative intervention , Multiprofessional issues in practice, research and education , Service user involvement in developing practice education and research enablement


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