Fact Sheet: Disability Stigma and Your Patients

The University of Washington Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center has released a fact sheet entitled, “Disability Stigma and Your Patients.” This fact sheet is designed as a guide for health care providers on how to have respectful, stigma-free interactions with their patients. Local health officials are encouraged to share this fact sheet among their clinical staff and community health partners to promote disability inclusion efforts.

About Anastasia Sonneman

Anastasia Sonneman serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in environmental health, health and disability, and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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