This study was carried out by ‘Michlol’- the Assessment and Measurement Unit of the Shalem Fund
This survey is a complementary move to the ‘Lilach’ – a tutorial to accessible the content of women’s healthe and its purpose is to learn about the needs of service providers in the field of women’s health when they come to provide service to women with Intellectual Development Disorder (IDD).
The purpose of the survey was to examine what are the difficulties (barriers) and what are the needs of service providers in the field of women’s health, when treating women with IDD, in the context of providing optimal care. In addition, to collect and map successful ideas and practices used by service providers with this population. A secondary goal is to check what is the preferred tool for them in order to obtain information/principles of work with this population.
Key Words : Shalem Fund study, women’s health, women, intellectual developmental disabilities, the accessibility of medical services.