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Community Health Inclusion Sustainability Planning Guide

A guide to creating an Inclusive Health Coalition (IHC) in your community.

Resources to Build an Inclusive Healthy Community

NCHPAD provides access to a variety of resources for inclusive community health transformation, including guidelines and guidebooks, toolkits, and assessment tools.

YouTube Video: Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII)

This video provides an overview of the Community Health Inclusion Index (CHII), a set of survey tools developed by the National Center on Health, Disability, and Physical Activity.

NACCHO: Health & Disability Toolbox

A free collection of local public health tools. Choose Health and Disability from the drop down list of toolkits to see available resources

Public Health is for Everyone Toolkit

A one-stop living collection of resources and best practices on health and disability for public health professionals.

Five Steps for Inclusive Communication: Engaging People with Disabilities [PDF]

Five action steps for local health departments to develop accessible, inclusive communication materials.

Local Health Departments Discuss the Inclusion of People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Public Health Practice

Information on how health departments can include people with IDD in health promotion programming.

Five Steps for Inclusive Health Promotion [PDF]

Five action steps for local health officials to ensure health promotion programs and activities are inclusive and accessible.

Special Olympics Center for Inclusive Health

A customizable 8-week healthy lifestyle curriculum for people with IDD that can be used by any community organization.

Special Olympics Inclusive Health Principles and Strategies

This resource provides principles and strategies to ensure the full and sustainable inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in health policies and laws, programming, services, training programs, research, and funding streams.

An implementation manual to assist in the updating of community health programs and policies to be inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities.

Inclusion Strategies for Rural Health Departments

Resources for rural health departments to ensure their programming is inclusive and accessible for everyone, including people with disabilities to ensure their programming is accessible to all people, including those with disabilities.