Maine Developmental

Disabilities Council

MDDC, Spurwink, and UNE - Video Series on DD Health

MDDC Collaborated with faculty and students at UNE's medical school and the staff at Spurwink to produce this series of videos about the experiences of those with developmental disabilities in accessing healthcare, and how practicioners can help those with DD trust their doctors and nurses.

Part 1 - Opening - Nancy Cronin, MA, Executive Director of Maine Developmental Disabilities Council

 

Part 2 - Interviews with Consumers

 

Part 3 - Conversation with UNE Students

 

Part 4 - Closing Comments - Dr. Victoria Thieme, DO, UNE's College of Medicine

 

 

Improving Healthcare for Mainers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

 

This is another series, from a few years ago, that deals with helping people with developmental disabilities get good access to healthcare. Shared with permission from Spurwink - Thank you!

 

Part One: History

 

Part Two: Exam Preparation

 

Part Three: Doctor's Office Visit

 

Part Four: Communication is Key

Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
225 Western Avenue, Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
Phones: 207-287-42131-800-244-3990