Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities
What is H-CARDD?
Health Care Access Research and Developmental Disabilities (H-CARDD) is a research program that aims to enhance the overall health and wellbeing of individuals with developmental disabilities through improved health care policy and improved services. H-CARDD research is conducted by dedicated teams of scientists, policymakers, and health care providers, working collaboratively.
H-CARDD’s partners include the Ontario Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Surrey Place Centre, the University of Toronto, the University of Ottawa, Queen’s University, York University, Lakehead University, Sunnybrook Hospital, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology, and Women’s College Hospital.
H-CARDD is currently funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Partnerships for Health System Improvement program and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Health Systems Research Fund.