Additional Web-based Resources:
The Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Aging with Developmental Disabilities: http://www.rrtcadd.org/index.html
Health Matters at the RRTC: http://www.rrtcadd.org/training/health_promotion/Info.html
Health & Wellness Information Resource Center for individuals with developmental disabilities, families, friends, & caregivers: http://health.sonoranucedd.fcm.arizona.edu/main/individual/Topics
Recommended Print Resources:
Health Matters : The Exercise and Nutrition Health Education Curriculum for People with Developmental Disabilities: http://products.brookespublishing.com/Health-Matters-P405.aspx
Marks B, Sisirak J, Heller T. (2010) Health Matters: The Exercise and Nutrition Health Education for People with Developmental Disabilities. Chicago. Brookes Publishing.
Tyler CV, Schramm SC, Karafa M, Tang AS, and Jain AK (2011) Chronic disease risks in young adults with autism spectrum disorder: Forewarned is forearmed. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: September 2011, Vol. 116, No. 5, pp. 371-380.
Van Riper, C. (2010) Position of the American Dietetic Association: Providing nutrition services for people with developmental disabilities and special health care needs. Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Volume 110, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 296-307.
Humphries K, Traci MA, and Seekins T (2009) Nutrition and adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities: systematic literature review results. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: June 2009, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 163-185.
How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight. (2011). Retrieved March 29, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/portion_size.html
Rethink Your Drink. (2011). Retrieved March 29, 2012, from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/healthy_eating/portion_size.html
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