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Ask Me 3: Good Questions for Good Health

Ask Me 3® is an educational program that encourages patients and families to ask three specific questions of their providers to better understand their health conditions and what they need to do to stay healthy.

Find Out Which Health Questions to Ask

From Coverage to Care

From Coverage to Care (C2C) is an initiative, developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to help you understand your health coverage and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right for you, so you can live a long and healthy life.

Discover the C2C Initiative

Health Literacy for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Health literacy is a type of "functional literacy," with a focus on what the person can do with their skills.

Improve Your Health Literacy

Integrated Health Home (IHH)

An Integrated Health Home (IHH) is a team of professionals working together to provide whole-person, patient-centered, coordinated care for adults with a serious mental illness (SMI) and children with a serious emotional disturbance (SED). Care coordination is provided for all aspects of the individual's life and for transitions of care the individual may experience.

Learn About IHH

Iowa Disability Benefits Network

Iowa Workforce Development partnered with state and local agencies to develop the new Iowa Disability Benefits Network. The website provides information for recipients of Social Security disability benefits, their families and professionals supporting people with disabilities. The site includes resources for employment support, instructions for reporting wages to Social Security, informative videos about Social Security benefits, and other information for Iowans with disabilities. The content aligns with the requirements of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act and focuses on developing Iowa's workforce.

Browse the Website

Treatment Choices and Evidence-Based Practices

Families are encouraged to ask their child's doctor or provider questions about the treatment being recommended and should come prepared with a notebook to record the answers to their questions. Families should also share their values and preferences with providers.

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Understanding Executive Functioning

ASK Resource Center published a two-part newsletter series that focuses on executive functioning (EF) and the important role executive functions have in a child's academic and social development and success. This was published in an effort to share research, resources, and information related to EF, as well as provide an understanding of the important role EF skills have in a child's academic and social development and success.

Learn more About Executive Functioning

What is a Medical Home

A medical home is not a house, office, or hospital, but rather an approach to providing comprehensive primary care. In a medical home, a primary care clinician and her/his team work as a team with the family/patient to make sure that the medical and non-medical needs of the child/youth are met.

Learn Who Benefits From a Medical Home

You Are Not Alone: Information for Parents

This is a great resource for parents who have recently learned that their child has a disability. It is written from the personal perspective of a parent who has shared this experience and all that goes with it.

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