Disabilities & Your Health

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About 23 percent of Alaskans are listed as having a disability. Additionally,  people with disabilities have more chronic health issues and less access to health care than those without. On the next Line One, we’ll discuss the reasons for these findings, barriers to change and what is being done to improve these problems.

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HOST: Thad Woodard, MD

GUESTS: 

  • Jo-Anne Sullivan, RN, deputy director of health and wellness, HOPE Community Resources
  • Michele Girault, senior deputy director, HOPE Community Resources
  • Amanda Cooper, manager, state of Alaska’s Health and Disability program

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LIVE BROADCAST: Monday, November 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Monday, November 3, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. AKDT

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