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June Isaacson Kailes (http://www.jik.com) has a Disability Policy Consulting practice and is the Associate Director of the Harris Family Center for Disability and Health Policy at Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California. June’s consulting and publications focus on building actionable disability competencies in the worlds of health care and emergency management to ensure people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs are integrated and included in services.

June is a pioneer, leader, and innovator in the health care world. June has over four decades of health care experience and works internationally, as well as with local, state, federal governments and community-based organizations. Her breadth and depth of knowledge in access and functional needs and her work as a writer, trainer, researcher, policy analyst, advocate and subject matter expert is widely known and respected. She has the unique ability to blend and bridge two worlds: disability lived experiences and health care.

She works with a variety of health: facilities, plans, clinics, medical centers, systems, government projects and other consulting firms. in health care. June’s disability competency workshops cover the demographics of disability populations (prevalence, causes, function versus diagnosis, employment rates, and health disparities) compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (attitudinal, communication, physical, medical equipment and programmatic access), care coordination, long term support services and stakeholder engagement.

Her work offers clarity, precision, and specificity in building competencies for inclusive planning and service practices. Examples of her impact, influence, and work includes:

        Examples of her frequently used and cited publications and materials include:

California Medi-Cal Provider Site Review Tools:

        Other states are adopting versions of this model ad tools.  

June held many offices on the boards of the 
National Council for Independent Living (NCIL), and the California Foundation of Independent Living Centers. As a presidential appointee to the United States Access Board where she served as its chair and vice chair. June is a well-known and respected disability rights advocate and consultant.  Recognized nationally and internationally, she is one of the original national leaders in the Independent Living Movement.

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