Resources

Articles/Research referenced on this site

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Chapter 3 – Active Children & Adolescents
Health.gov – Referenced in this post
Health benefits of an active lifestyle for children and into adulthood

CDC Vital Signs: Adults with Disabilities
CDC.gov – Referenced in this post
1 in 3 persons with disabilities suffer from conditions which are largely preventable, but only half get aerobic exercise.

The Health and Health Care of People with Intellectual Disabilities [pdf]
SpecialOlympics.org – Referenced in this post
Persons with intellectual disabilities have more significant health problems than the general population

Sports Promote Physical Activity [pdf]
DatalysCenter.org – Referenced in this post
Health benefits of an active lifestyle for children and into adulthood

 

 

Person Centered Support/ Life Planning Resources

Guardianship and Alternatives Fact Sheet

Beth Mount – Person Centered Design

Lifecoursetools.com

Plan Institute

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Social Change and Community Building

Al Etmanski

Abundant Community- John McKnight and Peter Block

Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD)

ABCD When people care enough to act

The Abundant Community

What Matters

Community: The Structure of Belonging

Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community’s Assets

 

Relationships

Friends and Inclusion

A Textured Life

Friendships-Community-Connections-Developmental-Disabilities

One Person at a Time: Citizen Advocacy for People With Disabilities

The Like Switch

 

 

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