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The world today is full of volatility, anger, fear of difference and pressures that divide people. Truly inclusive leadership offers hope and solutions to overcome these divisions.
Ensure the full and sustainable inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in health policies and laws, programming, services, training programs, research, and funding streams.
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This guide was prepared by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), with support from Special Olympics.
Tips to help you make your programs and physical spaces accessible and welcoming.
Ensure your communications, including written and spoken language, materials, and interactions with the community are accessible to people with ID.
In this video we discuss understanding your community and training your staff on the barriers and challenges faced by people with ID.
Watch the webinar for concrete tips on intentional inclusion from our expert panel.
Universal Design is an approach organizations use to help achieve inclusion and create inclusive practices.
Universal Design Learning is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
Tools Lede - Young Special Olympics Athlete Runs in a Relay Race in Virginia
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A Report from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Health Care for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
Anita Lesko is a nurse anesthetist and a champion for people living with autism spectrum disorder. Here are her tips for communicating with people with ID.
This form will help your health team learn about you and serve you better. People with ID can complete this form and bring it to their next health appointment or meeting with fitness or wellness instructors.
This video is our effort to amplify the voices of people with ID that ask for fairness, care, equality, and justice.
Dover High School in New Hampshire developed a novel inclusion program in its physical education curriculum to bring its students together.
Learn how health departments can use examples of population health activities that include people with ID for their documentation, where the accreditation standards and measures lend themselves to doing so.
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This tool kit encourages schools, child care programs, out-of-school programs, and health care practices to increase healthy eating and physical activity opportunities for ALL children.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Department of Health - Caregiver Corner Handout, Healthy Habits, Ages 7-10
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As a caregiver, you are a role model for your child in developing food preferences. Healthy habits are developed early in childhood.
American Academy of Pediatrics, Ohio Department of Health - Caregiver Corner Handout, Healthy Habits, Ages 11-13
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As a caregiver, you are a role model for your child in developing food preferences. As they get older, continue to encourage healthy food choices.
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As a caregiver, you are a role model for your child in developing food preferences. As they get older, continue to encourage healthy food choices.
We hope this booklet can serve as an effective resource to incorporate healthy eating and active living into your child’s everyday life. Changing behaviors around healthy eating and exercise in families who have children with intellectual disabilities can present many obstacles. We hope the tips and suggestions offered in this booklet will help you and your child get one step closer to improving overall health and well-being!
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