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Wellness and Prevention Resources

Use the links below to learn more about nutrition, recreation, safety and other resources available for individuals with disabilities.  

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is committed to improving the nation's health and advancing the profession of dietetics through research, education and advocacy. Find more health-related information on the website.

Emergency Preparedness for Children with Special Needs

Preparing for an emergency is difficult for any parent, and as a parent caring for a child with special needs, you have extra things to think about. Use this document to help you reflect on your child’s needs and be prepared in the event of an emergency. 

National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD)

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) seeks to help people with disabilities and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities, including fitness and aquatic activities, recreational and sports programs, adaptive equipment usage, and more. You can either browse the programs by name, state or country, or you can search by a specific zip code and list only the programs closest to you.

National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative

The mission of the National Disability Navigator Resource Collaborative (NDNRC) is to provide cross-disability information and support to Navigators and other enrollment specialists, thereby ensuring people with disabilities receive accurate information when selecting and enrolling in insurance through the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces.

Romantic Relationships for Young Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

This resource explains love and affection, special interests, and how to improve relationship skills among adolescents who would like a romantic relationship.

Safety Education Resources

This link provides free safety alerts, guides, brochures, handbooks and other materials which you can use to help spread consumer product safety information in your community.  

Not Finding What You Need?

A Resource Coordinator is available to assist you in finding disability resources by phone or email:

• 800-390-3372
• TTY MD Relay 711

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