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For patients with disabilities, this doctor prioritizes independence — and fun

Kevin Carlson, a wrestling fan with cerebral palsy, enjoys live matches thanks to holistic health care efforts by his doctor, Clarissa Kripke, who aims to provide care beyond medical transactions. Despite progress since the Olmstead v. L.C. ruling, many adults with developmental disabilities face challenges in accessing quality health care, leading to limitations in independence and health outcomes. Kripke's innovative approach includes house calls and hidden work to monitor patients' health and progress, but widespread adoption requires more training for frontline clinicians and better pay structures. New federal regulations aim to improve care and promote independence for adults with developmental disabilities, but challenges remain, including long waitlists for essential services. Click here for article.

  • Kevin Carlson, a wrestling fan with cerebral palsy, enjoys live matches thanks to holistic health care efforts by Dr. Clarissa Kripke, who aims to provide care beyond medical transactions.

  • Despite progress since the Olmstead v. L.C. ruling, many adults with developmental disabilities face challenges accessing quality health care, leading to limitations in independence and health outcomes.

  • Kripke's innovative approach includes house calls and "hidden work" to monitor patients' health and progress, but widespread adoption requires more training for frontline clinicians and better pay structures.

  • New federal regulations aim to improve care and promote independence for adults with developmental disabilities, but challenges remain, including long waitlists for essential services and the need for expanded support beyond health care.

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