Comportarse como un adulto saludable: Cómo defender su salud y atención médica

El propósito de esta guía es enseñar a los adultos jóvenes con discapacidades cómo convertirse en defensores de su propia salud y atención médica. La guía incluye actividades, hojas de trabajo y consejos para comunicarse de manera efectiva con los proveedores de atención médica, realizar un seguimiento de la información de salud personal y descubrir qué apoyos ayudarán a cada individuo a tomar las decisiones relacionadas con la salud que sean adecuadas para él o ella.

Roberson, K. (2010). Being a healthy adult: How to advocate for your health and health care.
New Brunswick, NJ: The Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities.

http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/boggscenter/products/BeingaHealthyAdult.html

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