Search Resources (English): Women with disabilities, British Columbia Centre of Excellence for Women's Health (BCCEWH)

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The midlife health needs of women with disabilities  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/CEWH/RB/bulletin-vol2no2EN.pdf

Looks at physical, financial and informational factors that affect a disabled woman's health at midlife.

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Published: 2001
We're women, too: identifying barriers to gynecologic and breast health care of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/werewomentoo.pdf

Examines to what extent women with disabilities regularly receive screening for breast and cervical cancer, as well as what barriers prevent them from receiving this care Provides recommendations to help eliminate those.

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Published: 2003
The challenges of change: the midlife health needs of women with disabilities  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/challenges-of-change.pdf

Examines the difficulty in distinguishing the differential impacts of menopause, aging and the effects of a particular disability.

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Published: 2000
Challenges of change: midlife, menopause and disability  
http://www.cwhn.ca/resources/afi/disability.html
Examines the barriers and challenges disabled women face as they approach midlife and menopause. Details how women with disabilities have particular information and service needs during their menopausal years. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women with disabilities: we know what we need to be healthy!  
http://www.cewh-cesf.ca/PDF/bccewh/women-with-disabilities.pdf
Studies how women with disabilities experience a sense of wellness. Identifies five key elements that enable them to experience health. (See Details)
Published: 1999