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Module 1: Introduction to Access to Care for Rural People with Disabilities

People with disabilities face many challenges when accessing healthcare services. This module provides an overview of disabilities as well as an introduction to some of the unique healthcare needs of individuals with disabilities. This module will provide insight into important background information needed before implementing a program to improve access for people with disabilities in a rural community.

For general information on what to consider as you start your program, see Creating a Program: Where to Begin in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

In this module: