Health Care Tool Kit
This Self-directed Health Care Kit is a practical way to help you and your supports set up and prepare for appointments by gathering the needed information ahead of time. It gives you the necessary tools to be prepared and to receive the quality care you deserve at every medical appointment or hospital visit. We hope this kit is useful to you and becomes a part of your health and wellness routine.
- Introduction (Spanish Version)
- About Me (Spanish)
- Health History (Spanish)
- Helpful Tips (Spanish)
- Setting Up Health Appointment (Spanish)
- Today’s Visit (Spanish)
- Summary of Visit (Spanish)
- Urgent Care (Spanish)
- NTG-EDSD (Spanish)
This publication was funded by the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (WI BPDD) using federal funds provided under the P.L. 106-402 through a grant authorized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, and the Administration for Children and Families. Additional funding provided by the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative – Specialized Supportive Services (ADI-SSS) grant authorized by the Administration for Community Living. The information reported herein was compiled pursuant to the State Plan on Developmental Disabilities.
Go With Your Gut Handouts and Resources
- Create a One Dish Meal
- Top Twenty Fiber Foods
- Power Pudding Recipes
- Bowel Protocol Example
- BM Record Template
The “Other” Dual Diagnosis – Part 1 written by Nancy Shook in 2005 for The Wisconsin Psychiatrist Volume 45 Issue 1, p. 10. Part 2 written by Nancy Shook in 2006 for The Wisconsin Psychiatrist Volume 46 Issue 2, p. 5. (Archived)
Managing Threatening Confrontations Instructional DVD Available for purchase through the Attainment Company.
Working with the Criminal Justice System: An Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process, Participating Programs, and Resources Available in Dane County
A Report from the Offenders with Developmental Disabilities Work Group (PDF, October 2001 [Updated May 2004])
“Crisis, What Crisis?” – Originally appeared in the 1999 TASH Conference Yearbook, “TASH 2000: Our Turn Now”, p. 120-125.
Community Training and Consultation
A Quarterly Newsletter about Self-Determination in Dane County, Wisconsin
People with disabilities, brokers, family members, support staff, or citizens at large are encouraged to submit articles.
Rachel Weingarten, Editor
Final Issue: Spring 2018