Communication and Health Advocacy Training - (CHAT)



CHAT provides health literacy training to adults with disabilities. CHAT has two parts, the first is training for adults with disabilities, the second is a guide for supporters and families.

Major Activities

  • Participants will learn about:

    • How to better communicate health concerns with doctors, healthcare providers, and supporters
    • How to speak up and ask specific questions about their health
    • How to prepare for medical visits and identify health priorities  

Funding Source

  • VCU Internal Grant/DBHDS

Target Audience

Adults with disabilities who are interested in developing health literacy communication skills.


Parthy Dinora