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Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018

Webinar 1: Health of Parents with Disabilities Play recording (57 min) View Health of Parents with Disabilities Presentation Handouts Compendium of Health Data Sources for Parents with Disabilities in the United States Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children Presenter: Susan Parish, PhD, MSW (s.parish@northeastern.edu) Abstract: The health of …

Health of Parents with Disabilities
Susan Parish, PhD, MSW
January, 18th, 2018
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Congressional Testimony on Aging – Tamar Heller

Tamar Heller, RRTCDD director, gave testimony before the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging on October 25, 2017. Her testimony addressed a number of issues facing older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities including changes in health and health promotion, support for family caregivers, and retirement options. Download Full Testimony. For a video of …

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Project SEARCH and HealthMatters Program 2017-2018 Employment, Health, and Wellness Webinar Series

Better Health by Health Education & Sustained Employment September 28, 2017 Promoting Health and Leadership in Project SEARCH® Programs October 12, 2017 Integrating Technology to Increase Student Interns’ Health, Fitness, and Personal Responsibilities October, 26, 2017 Using the Health Matters Curriculum with the Project SEARCH® Program Model January, 18, 2018 Mindfulness: Strategies for Building Success and …

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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 and PDF  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: The …

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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_Project SEARCH HealthMatters 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 to …

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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 through …

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Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

Download Presentation (PDF): Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities Play Recording Presented by: Lieke van Heumen, PhD This webinar will discuss emerging research and practice in supporting social networks of adults aging with intellectual disabilities. After a brief introduction on aging in this population, the webinar will discuss the role of social relations …

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Small Steps, Big Leaps: Healthy Vending in Your Organization

2017/04/06 2:00 to 3:00 pm CST This presentation provides strategies for healthier vending options through the following: (i) steps to developing healthy vending machine initiative; (ii) using tools to survey vending machines and implementing new guidelines; and, (iii) integrating examples and links to resources related to healthy vending machine for your initiative. Audience: Providers who provide …

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