HealthMatters CAP Team presents at IASSID

August 07, 2012

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


The HealthMatters Team attends the 2012 International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities (IASSID) on July 9-14, 2012, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Check out our Presentations.

July 10, 2012
Health Promotion Program: Tools for Community Action by Beth Marks
Community Nutrition: Framing the Concept, Reviewing the Evidence by Jasmina Sisirak

July 13
Food for Thought: Nutrition Knowledge of Paid Caregivers in Community by Jasmina Sisirak
What About Staff: Impact of HealthMatters Train-the-Trainer for Direct Support Professionals by Beth Marks Read More...

Illinois HealthMatters CAP Statewide Conference held in Chicago

September 21, 2012

Chicago, IL

HealthMatters CAP held their Illinois Statewide Affiliate Meeting on September 19 and 20, 2012 at the University of Illinois at Chicago. HealthMatters CAP Affiliates are community-based organizations within the five regions of Illinois and New Mexico working with HealthMatters CAP Partners to build regional and local capacity to improve the health of people with DD. The following HealthMatters CAP Affiliates participated: Ada S. McKinley, Association for Individual Development (AID), Bridgway/IGE, and Community Link.  Staff and self advocates from each organization participated in a Paradigm Shift Activity, discussed Tools for Community Action, and explored Organizational Culture as it pertains to health promotion services for people with DD.  Affiliates and self advocates also received training for the HealthMessages Peer to Peer Program. Read More...

Visit our Booth at Southwest Conference on Disability

September 26, 2012

Albuquerque, New Mexico

HealthMatters CAP has a booth at the national 
Southwest Conference on Disability at the Albuquerque Convention Center, Oct. 10th-12th! Individuals, community and experts convene to translate what's working and what's needed. Stop by, take a health quiz, spin the wheel for a prize, and learn about HealthMatters CAP! Read More...

HealthMatters CAP Team attends APHA in San Francisco

October 30, 2012

San Francisco, CA


The HealthMatters CAP Team attended the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting on October 27-October 31, in San Francisco, CA. Check out our Presentation on HealthMatters Community Academic Partnership for People with Developmental Disabilities.