Disability & Health Fact Sheets

“People First” Language Fact Sheet

“People First” Language pdf icon[PDF – 242 KB] Alternative Version pdf icon[PDF – 89 KB]
Learn how to respectfully speak with and about people with disabilities.


DHDS Fact Sheet

CDC’s Disability and Health Data System (DHDS) pdf icon[PDF – 485 KB]
This fact sheet provides an overview of DHDS, an online data tool where you can find information about the health and wellness of adults with disabilities.

Healthy Weight & Obesity

Women’s Health

Right to Know Materials

“The Right to Know” Campaign
CDC’s breast cancer screening campaign for women with disabilities. Materials include posters, tip sheets, flyers, and more.

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Tips for Communicating with Female Patients with Intellectual Disabilities (ID)
This fact sheet provides tips that health care providers can use in educating female patients with ID and their caregivers about sexual and reproductive health topics.