Elizabeth Schmidt, Brittany Hand, Amy Darragh, Kit Simpson; The Need for OT in Promoting Sexual Health for Individuals With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD): A Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Prevalence Study. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311510246. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-RP102B
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Date Presented 04/04/19
A cross-sectional analysis of billing records for privately insured individuals with and without IDD from across the US was conducted to determine the prevalence of STI and STI testing among individuals with IDD. Our results speak to the need for increased STI testing in this population. OT practitioners have a unique role in promoting sexual and reproductive health and safety for this population.
Primary Author and Speaker: Elizabeth Schmidt
Additional Authors and Speakers: Brittany Hand
Contributing Authors: Amy Darragh, Kit Simpson
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