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Building Healthy Habits Through HealthMeet

The University of Washington Healthy Aging Rehabilitation Research Training Center has released a fact sheet entitled, “Disability Stigma and Your Patients”. The fact sheet is designed as a guide for health care providers on how to have respectful, stigma-free interactions with their patients.

Thank you, The Arc of Alameda, for sharing success stories from HealthMeet participants, family members, and disability professionals. We are so proud of the hard work of our HealthMeet chapter partners.

HealthMatters: The Fight Against Obesity Rates in Individuals with Intellectual Disability

Between 2012-2016, HealthMatters nutrition and exercise programs served over 500 people with intellectual disabilities. Our participants worked together to lose weight and reduce their blood pressure. Click here to check out their results and learn more about HealthMatters.

HealthMeet collaborates with other organizations and professionals to develop and deliver project activities. Therefore, opinions expressed on these pages do not necessarily reflect the opinions of HealthMeet or The Arc. Every effort is made to provide accurate and current information. However, errors or outdated information may occur. Website users have a responsibility to verify the accuracy and completeness of any information used from this website.

HealthMeet® is a project of The Arc and was supported by Grant/Cooperative Agreement Number 6NU59DD00093-03-02 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from August 2012 – December 2016. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or the Department of Health and Human Services.

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