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The results, published in the in Intellectual Disabilities, suggest that medical orders largely favor efforts to prolong life.
This may be due to a reluctance to discuss advanced care planning in this population.
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A new study by researchers at the University at Buffalo provides a groundbreaking look at how advance care planning medical orders inform emergency medical service (EMS) providers’ experiences involving people with intellectual disabilities. In New York, the Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment form (MOLST) allows individuals to document what measures health care providers, including EMS providers, should take near the end of a patient’s life.In fact, at least once a year, as part of a service plan through the state, people with intellectual disabilities have face-to-face discussions with their service providers, according to Mc Ginley, who notes the importance of this built-in opportunity to have conversations about serious illness and the end of life.“What’s most important in all of the work we do is knowing that people can die badly,” says Waldrop.Advocacy ADD/ADHD Allergy/Anaphylaxis American Indian Assistive Technology Autism Spectrum Behavior & Discipline Bullying College/Continuing Ed Damages Discrimination Due Process Early Intervention (Part C) Eligibility Episodic, such as Allergies, Asthma, etc ESSA ESY Evaluations FAPE Flyers Future Planning Harassment High-Stakes Tests Homeless Children IDEA 2004 Identification & Child Find IEPs ISEA Juvenile Justice Law School & Clinics Letters & Paper Trails LRE/Inclusion Mediation Military / DODParental Protections PE and Adapted PE Privacy & Records Procedural Safeguards Progress Monitoring Reading Related Services Research Based Instruction Response to Intervention (RTI) Restraints/Abuse Retention Retaliation School Report Cards Section 504 Self-Advocacy Teachers & Principals Transition Twice Exceptional (2e) VA Special Education Advocate's Bookstore Advocacy Resources Directories Disability Groups International State DOEs State PTIs Free Flyers Free Pubs Free Newsletters Legal & Advocacy Glossaries Legal Terms Assessment Terms Best School Websites Whether your child is 14 and you are just beginning to consider the dreaded "C" word ("C" is for College), or you are a tireless self-advocate who is determined to take the next logical step up in your life (the "C" word again), this page is for you.We've hand-picked some of the best content available on the web for those who are just getting started, seeking the "perfect" college fit, navigating financial aid, or are just curious about what information is available and when to start planning.