From the Information Specialist's Desk: Health Promotion for People with Disabilities in Times of Crisis
Add your conference or other important event to the NCHPAD calendar at http://www.ncpad.org/events/index.php?SOPE=y, and your program (http://www.ncpad.org/requestForm/Programs) or organization (http://www.ncpad.org/requestForm/Organizations) to the NCHPAD online database.
- The American College of Sports Medicine Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist® is an excellent credential to have for anyone working with persons with disabilities and chronic health conditions. Position yourself with this esteemed group of professionals and show your employer that you have the skills and abilities of the most qualified professionals in exercise physiology. For an application, go to http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#2.
- DhhEAF (Deaf & hard of hearing Educational Athletic Foundation), an approved project of Community Partners, is an innovative grassroots program designed to teach life's lessons to hearing-impaired youth through tennis. Learn more at http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#3.
- As part of a program of ongoing seminars to recognize the ADA's 15th anniversary, the U.S. Access Board held a public forum on its agenda and services. Read remarks and comments at http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#4.
- Landmark Settlement to Make California State Parks More Accessible for Persons with Disabilities: California officials have promised to make their parks more accessible, which will involve tens of millions of dollars in repairs and modifications over the next 11 years. Read the article at http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#5.
- The IOC/IAKS (International Olympic Committee/International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities) AWARD 2005 is the only architecture award of international recognition for existing sports and leisure facilities for disability sport. Learn more about it and its winners at http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#6.
- Adventure Travel Guide for People with Disabilities: "Access Anything: Colorado Adventuring with Disabilities" is the first in a series of adventure travel guides for people with disabilities. A portion of the profits will be donated to the Christopher Reeve Foundation. Purchase your copy at http://www.ncpad.org/694/3223/2005-09-01#7.