Tag Archives: obesity

Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community July 2019

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: I am a person with a disability and would like to be more physically active. What information and resources … Continue reading

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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community

Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. Each month, we look through the searches on our blog and through the information requests made by our patrons who speak Spanish and … Continue reading

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Disability News Weekly Roundup – Monday, June 16 – Friday, June 20

Human Interest: StoryCorps looks to record disability experience (Disability Scoop) An effort known as the Disability Visibility Project has been launched to encourage people within the disability community to share their stories. The project is a partnership with StoryCorps, a … Continue reading

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Differences in Health Status for People with Disabilities: Review of Webinar on CDC’s Public Health Approach to Disability

On January 24th, 2012 the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and the American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD) co-sponsored the third episode in a four-part series of free Webinars on promoting health and preventing disease for … Continue reading

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24 Acorns: Evidence-based strategies to prevent obesity in youth and young adults with disabilities

In the US, obesity remains one of the top health concerns across all age and ethnic groups. This is especially true for youth and young adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. To address this, Dr. James Rimmer and his group … Continue reading

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Watch It: Webinar on prevention of obesity and cardiovascular disease in individuals with spinal cord injury (7/14)

WEBINAR: Introducing the RRTC on Spinal Cord Injury: Research Aimed at Improving Your Health. Part I: Prevention of Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Wednesday, July 14, 2:00 PM Eastern Presented by Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH, Project Director, and Manon Lauderdale, MSE, … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities: Two Rehab Engineering Research Centers and One Research and Training Center

While we were at the Special Libraries Association, our grants.gov alert popped up with these new funding opportunities. All three grant packages are now available to download. All three are due August 10th. Reducing Obesity and Obesity-Related Health Conditions Among … Continue reading

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