HealthMatters Program

Y Living Center – YMCA of Greater San Antonio

Source: Y Living Center – YMCA of Greater San Antonio In partnership with The ARC of San Antonio, Health Matters™ is a program designed for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers who want to become better informed about their own health, nutrition, and fitness. 12-week program that will meet three times a …

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The Arc Awarded Grant from Anthem Foundation for Health and Fitness for All Project

Source: The Arc Awarded Grant from Anthem Foundation for Health and Fitness for All Project | The Arc Blog Posted on December 7, 2017 by The Arc Grant will support programming in Kentucky, Texas and Wisconsin Washington, DC – The Arc is pleased to announce it has received nearly $88,000 of funding from the Anthem Foundation, the philanthropic …

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Missouri AAIDD

2018 SPRING WORKSHOPS FEATURING Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN Developers of the HealthMatters Program Download 2018-Spring-Conference-Health-Matters flyer for more information.

Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model

Source: YouTube Video: Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model Play recording (54 min) Download Transcript Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides  Description:    Project SEARCH is committed to supporting health and fitness education during the transition to employment. Accordingly, Project SEARCH partnered with UnitedHealthcare last year to provide Project SEARCH sites with Health Matters: …

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Integrating Technology to Increase Student Interns’ Health, Fitness, and Personal Responsibilities

  Play recording (51 min) Download Transcipt Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides Resources: Getting Fit with FitBits in Physical Education Health Matters Curriculum MapMyWalk App 101 Ways to Teach Children Social Skills Potential Funders: Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas Impact 100 Chicago The Prudential Foundation Grant Guidelines The Wallace Foundation   Webinar Handouts: Employment Planning- Student …

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Mindfulness: Strategies for Building Success and Wellness in the 21st Century Workforce

  Webinar Recording Play recording (58 min) Download Mindfulness Webinar PowerPoint Slides Date and time: Thursday, February 15, 2018 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time) Description: This webinar will discuss the use of mindfulness strategies for building success and wellness among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) within their worksites. “Mindfulness tools” will be reviewed for participants …

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Promoting Health and Leadership in Project SEARCH® Programs

  Play recording (51 min) Download Transcript Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides Date and time: Thursday, October 12, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm (EST) Duration: 1 hour Description: For people with intellectual/developmental disabilities, maintaining health and wellness is essential to achieving and maintaining independence, participating in society, and preventing the onset of secondary health conditions. Yet, people with disabilities …

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Better Health by Health Education & Sustained Employment

  Play Recording (53 min) Download Transcript Download PDF and PowerPoint Slides Date and time: Thursday, September 28, 2017 2:00-3:00 pm (Eastern Time) Duration: 1 hour Description: Abstract The critical relationship between employment status and health is well established. Health education can enrich a Project SEARCH experience and increase the likelihood of sustained employment for Project SEARCH interns …

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