Resources for People with Developmental Disabilities
The tools and resources on this page are designed for people with developmental disabilities and caregivers. You can use these tools to help prepare for health care appointments make communicating with your doctor easier, and learn how to stay healthy
About My Health
The About My Health form was developed by the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program at Surrey Place. Fill it out so you can share important information about yourself and your health with new health care providers. Having this information ready can help appointments run more smoothly.
My Health Care Visit
The My Health Care Visit form was developed by the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program at Surrey Place. This form can be filled out during a health care visit to help you understand what was discussed during the appointment and any information you will need to know for follow-up.
Things to Know About Health
It is important to know what you can do to make sure you are healthy. These information sheets will help you prepare for different health care appointments and tests:
Azrieli Family Education Series
More Videos for Caregivers
Jillian Carlyle talks about what clients and families should expect and prepare for when going to the emergency department.
Yona Lunsky walks through what occurs at a visit to the emergency department with some tips on how to make the most of the visit.
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
This guide provides families and caregivers with basic information about dual diagnosis and explains what we know about services and supports and how to best access them. It also suggests ways to take care of yourself while being a caregiver.