RESOURCES

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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