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NCHPAD - Building Healthy Inclusive Communities

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NCHPAD NEWS: October 2013
Volume 12, Issue 10

A monthly publication of NCHPAD - the NATIONAL CENTER on HEALTH, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY and DISABILITY http://www.nchpad.org.
 
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THIS MONTH'S TOPICS

From the Editor's Desk:  A Season of Change

Training Corner:  Adaptive Triathlons

Nutrition Spotlight: How to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Kids Nutrition:  Spookylicious Treats

Kids Korner:  Halloween Games

Kids Korner, for the Parents:  Halloween Tips

Research Corner:  Beyond the Box

From the Information Specialists' Desk:  Updates and Upcoming Events


Training Corner:  Adaptive Triathlons

Learn all about adaptive and paratriathlons in this month's Training Corner, meet some incredible triathletes, and learn how you can become one yourself.

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Nutrition Spotlight:  How to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Have you seen a lot more pink than usual over the past few days? That's because October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. While there is currently no way to completely avoid this disease, did you know that making certain dietary decisions can help lower your risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer? Learn more about the preventive effects of antioxidants, as well as some delicious recipes in which to get as many of them as possible, in this month's Nutrition Spotlight.

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Kids Nutrition:  Spookylicious Treats

Without question, candy is one of the best parts of Halloween. However, you can incorporate the theme and feel of the holiday and fall season into fun, healthy snacks, too. Check out some of our favorites, like "Severed Fingers" and "Deadly Dentures."

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Kids Korner:  Halloween Games

Short on entertainment ideas this Halloween? Our staff provides five games and activities that are guaranteed to help kids stay active, happy, and social for the entire night. If you have any personal favorite Halloween activities that we missed, please let us know in the comments, or Tweet us @NCHPAD!

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Kids Korner, for the Parents:  Halloween Tips

Halloween is likely at or near the top of just about every kid's "Favorite Holidays" list. However, for a child with a disability, Halloween may present a unique set of challenges, such as finding accessible costumes and Trick-or-Treat routes. Check out these recommendations from our staff to help you make this your child's best, most fun Halloween yet.

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Research Corner:  Beyond the Box

After introducing herself last month, Kerry Wiley uses this month's Reasearch Corner to fully explore the "Beyond the Box" concept. She discusses the various types of professionals with whom she has worked, how she has had to function as both a student and teacher in these relationships, and what she has learned throughout the process.

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From the Information Specialists’ Desks: Updates and Upcoming Events


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