Barbara Wheeler

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BACKGROUND Understanding barriers to health care access experienced by people with disabilities who are members of underserved racial/ethnic groups is key to developing interventions to improve access. OBJECTIVE To conduct a scoping review of the literature to examine the published literature on barriers to health care access for people with disabilities(More)
The primary objective of the study was to assess associations between high body mass index 0271-5317/$ – see fro doi:10.1016/j.nutres.2 4 Corresponding Laramie, WY 82071. E-mail address: li (BMI) and dietary intake-, eating behavior-, and physical activity-related variables using follow-up cross-sectional data from Wellness IN the Rockies. Study(More)
The Interaction with Disabled Persons Scale (IDP) was devised to measure attitudes in terms of discomfort reported about social interaction with people with disabilities. The Scale has been used in Australia for ten years. This article reports results of an international validation project that was designed to determine whether psychometric characteristics(More)
Adolescents with mental retardation have sexual needs that are often overlooked, underestimated, or considered problematic by parents, teachers, or other caregivers. This article describes ways in which the pediatric nurse practitioner can help these special teens develop responsible social and sexual relationships through assessment, education,(More)
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