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Newsletter #11 – Janurary 2022

COVID-19 Updates

Prescription for Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reviews several ways in which children and youth with disabilities to be more active and engage in sports.  The report provides tools to help children with disabilities find an activity that is fun and safe for them. Some of the tools and tips include:

  • Ways to begin talking about physical activity
  • Ways to create “physical activity prescriptions”
  • Information about how physical activity and special education law are linked
  • Outline of pre-participation physical evaluations
  • Ideas for state, local, and community programs

The article is free to read.

January 2022 Calendar

All events are free and, unless noted, on-line

Clallam Resilience Project Meeting – Jan. 4th

Spanish Language Radio Program from Kindering on KKMO – Jan. 4th

Sibling Support Webinar – Jan. 4th

Advocating for Equity Pierce County – Jan. 5th

Calling Autistic Parents King County – Jan. 9th

Equity in Healthcare for People with Disabilities – Jan. 12th

Pediatric Complex Care Seminar: Shared Decision Making – Jan. 13th

King County School to Work – Jan. 13th

Sharing Down Syndrome in Pierce County – Jan. 14th

Deafopia Events Seattle at the Museum of Flight – Jan. 15th

Telling Your Story with a Purpose Workshop – Jan. 27th

Youth Mental Health First Aid – Jan. 28th

STOMP Brunch and Learn “Need to Know” Webinar – Jan. 28th

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