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Article Archives
Complete listing of articles featured on The Safety Net

Consumers and Families

March 2002 How To Create An Emergency Plan
April 2002 Don't Be A Victim
May 2002 Introduction to Risk Management
June 2002 Summer Safety Tips
July 2002 Preventing Falls
August 2002 What Can You Do To Protect Against Physical Abuse?
September 2002 Having A Safe Mealtime
October 2002 Fire Safety
November 2002 Personal Medication Safety
December 2002 Signs & Symptoms of Injury or Illness: What To Tell The Healthcare Professional
January 2003 Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs: Making Healthy Choices
February 2003 Poisoning Accidents
March 2003 Photo Books
April 2003 Planning For Older Adults With Developmental Disabilities
May 2003 Summer Sun
June 2003 Summer Safety and Travel for Persons With Epilepsy
July 2003 Healthy Lifestyles
August 2003 First Aid and Disaster Kits for 2003
September 2003 Trauma and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
October 2003 Dual Diagnosis and Your Family Member
November 2003 Flu Facts
December 2003 Airport Security: Special Considerations for People with Disabilities
January 2004 Emergency Care For Burns
February 2004 Financial Exploitation
March 2004 Be Prepared - Guidelines in Case Your Family Member Someday Is Missing
April 2004 Healthy Skin
May 2004 Protection from Common Environmental Risks
June 2004 Recognizing Signs of Sexual Abuse
July 2004 Water Safety and Your Family
August 2004 Obesity and Your Family

Service Providers

March 2002 Making Your Home A Safe Place
May 2002 Risk Management Principles
June 2002

Summertime In The Yard
Summer Hazards

July 2002 Preventing Falls & Fractures
August 2002 Preventing Physical Abuse?
September 2002 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Consumers Who Have Difficulty Eating
October 2002 Fire Prevention for Service Providers
November 2002 Medication Safety
December 2002 Signs & Symptoms of Emergency and Urgent Medical Conditions
January 2003 Drug Use and Abuse Education
February 2003 Making Home and Work Safe From Unintentional Poisonings
March 2003 Safe Lifting
April 2003 Increasing Physical Activity for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
May 2003 Preventing Sun Damage and Dehydration
June 2003 First Aid For Seizures
July 2003 Healthy Lifestyles For Consumers
August 2003 Protecting Workers with Developmental Disabilities
September 2003 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
Special Concerns for Service Providers
October 2003 Understanding Dual Diagnosis
November 2003 Consumer Respiratory Conditions
December 2003 Safe Transportation for Consumers Who Use Wheelchairs
January 2004 Scalds: Seconds Count
February 2004 Sexual Exploitation
March 2004 Effective Supervision Strategies
April 2004 Preventing and Detecting Skin Problems
May 2004

Indoor Air Pollution

June 2004 Responding to Signs of Sexual Abuse
July 2004 Preventing Drowning Accidents
August 2004 Promoting Physical Activity

Clinical Professionals

March 2002 Emergency Preparedness for Clinical Professionals
April 2002 Signs and Symptoms of Sexual Abuse
May 2002 Risk Assessment
June 2002 Heat Stroke Risk and Medication
July 2002 Medical Risk Factors and Prevention of Falls and Fractures
August 2002 Assessing Abuse in Children and Adults with Limited Communication Skills
September 2002 Mealtime Safety
October 2002 Clinical Risks for Fire Safety for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
November 2002 Medication Safety for Clinical Staff: Psycho-Active Medications
December 2002 Nonverbal Signs and Symptoms of Physical Discomfort
January 2003 Treatment of Substance Abuse: Referral and Support
February 2003 Lead Poisoning: A Thing of the Past?
March 2003 Positioning Equipment
April 2003 Risk Factor's for Alzheimer's Disease Among People with Developmental Disabilities
May 2003 Dehydration and Photosensitivity
June 2003 What's New In Seizure Management
July 2003 Healthy Lifestyle:
Guidelines for Prevention and Management
August 2003 Comparison Data:
Injuries and Fatalities
September 2003 Diagnostic Challenges: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in People with Developmental Disabilities
October 2003 Improving the Reliability of Psychiatric Diagnoses for People with Developmental Disabilities
November 2003 Obstructive Sleep Apnea
December 2003 Clinical Resources in Wheelchair Transportation Safety
January 2004 Burn Rehabilitation Resources
February 2004 Exploitation
March 2004 Reducing the Frequency of Missing Person Incidents: Case Examples
April 2004 Pressure Sores
May 2004 Environmental Health Problems
June 2004 Sexual Abuse and The California Penal Code
July 2004 Near-Drowning
August 2004 Health Effects of Obesity

 

Regional Center Staff

March 2002

Disaster Preparedness for People With Disabilities
Emergency Preparedness Resource List

April 2002 Question of the Month
May 2002 Effective Risk Management
June 2002 Summer Hazards
July 2002 Facts About Falls and Fractures
August 2002 Preventing Physical Abuse
September 2002 Spotting and Intervening With Unsafe Mealtime Practices
October 2002 Fire Prevention Actions
November 2002 Basic Medication Safety and Management
December 2002 Signs & Symptoms Illness: Two Brief Case Studies
January 2003 Resource List for Substance Abuse and Developmental Disabilities
February 2003 Pica Behavior and Poisoning Fact Sheet
March 2003 Physical Management
April 2003 Supports For Persons With Developmental Disabilities As They Age
May 2003 Risks of Sun Damage and Dehydration
June 2003 Seizure Management Resources
July 2003 Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
August 2003 Personal Safety for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
September 2003 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Consumer Support
October 2003 Support for Consumers with Dual Diagnosis
November 2003 Common Respiratory Conditions
December 2003 Mobility Training for Consumers with Developmental Disabilities
January 2004 The Nature and Characteristics of Burns
February 2004 Financial Exploitation
March 2004 Prevention and Management of Missing Person Incidents
April 2004 Spotlight on Common Skin Problems
May 2004 Indoor Air Quality and Health
June 2004 Supporting Consumers Who Have Been Sexually Abused
July 2004 Drowning Facts
August 2004 Measuring Obesity and Health Risk


National Trends and Research

March 2002

Fostering A New Dialogue

Disaster Mitigation For Persons With Disabilities: Fostering A New Dialogue

April 2002 Victimization of Individuals With Disabilities
May 2002 Literature Review: Incident Management
June 2002 Mortality Review For Persons With Developmental Disabilities
July 2002 Falls and Hip Fractures Among Older Adults
August 2002 Assessment of Maltreatment of Children With Disabilities
September 2002 Management of Severe Dysphagia: A Case Study
October 2002 Fire Prevention
December 2002 Common Medical Etiologies for Behavior Changes
January 2003 Developmental Disabilities/Substance Abuse: A Blueprint for Community Solutions
February 2003 Poisoning Young Minds
March 2003 Movement Disorders
April 2003 Aging With Developmental Disabilities: Women's Health Issues
May 2003 Sun Protection and Dehydration
June 2003 Seizures & Epilepsy: Hope Through Research
July 2003 Achieving a Beneficial Fitness for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
August 2003 Protecting Workers with Developmental Disabilities
September 2003 Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Persons with Developmental Disabilities
October 2003 Recognizing Psychosis in Persons with Developmental Disabilities Who Are Nonverbal
November 2003 Safety Issues for Vehicles Adapted for Persons with Disabilities
December 2003 Safety Issues For Vehicles Adapted for Persons with Disabilities
January 2004 Burn Care and Rehabilitation
February 2004 Exploitation
March 2004 Assessment and Treatment of Elopement: A Replication and Extension
April 2004 Recognition and Management of Wound Infections
May 2004 Asthma and Indoor Air Exposure
June 2004 Violence Against Women With Developmental or Other Disabilities
July 2004 National Study of Childhood Drowning
August 2004 Summit on Obesity

 

 

 

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