About UsAbout KDH Research & Communication
Founded in 2006, KDH Research & Communication (KDHRC) is a public health and public policy research institution in Atlanta, Georgia. KDHRC develops, evaluates, and disseminates public health programs. KDHRC's mission is to produce and disseminate creative, objective, and timely information to improve the health and well-being of the nation's youth, families, and communities.
KDHRC has four program areas that focus on critical health and social services topics:
- Drug Abuse Education and Prevention: Investigates emerging trends in substance abuse and measures the effectiveness of social marketing, universal school-based prevention, and science education as methods to reach youth with persuasive information on the risks of illicit drug use.
- Latino Health: Seeks to understand and address the unique health risks of Latino families and communities and explore optimal methods for community-based organizations to deliver health education to Latinos.
- Vulnerable Populations: Develops, evaluates, and disseminates programs to improve the health and quality of life of children with special needs and their families, under-served communities, and other vulnerable populations.
- Organizational Studies: Identifies and studies strategies for public institutions and nonprofit organizations to deliver health and social services effectively.
The Cochlear Implant School Toolkit was funded by a Small Business Innovation Research Grant # 4R44DC009357-02 from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health. The Cochlear Implant School Toolkit contents are solely the responsibility of KDHRC and do not necessarily represent the official view of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.