First Statewide Conference in New York on Health and Wellness for Adults with Disabilities
New York State Department of Health's conference, "Health and Wellness for Adults with Disabilities - Empowerment through Healthier Lifestyles", April 15-16, 2004, at the Albany Marriott Hotel, will offer an opportunity to share promising health promotion strategies and innovative activities at the national, state, and local levels to promote community participation, independence, and good health. The agenda will highlight recreational opportunities, community collaborations, personal experiences, and community and government-based supports designed to enhance health and wellness for people with disabilities. James Rimmer is one of the keynote speakers, speaking on "The Public Health Campaign to Increase Physical Activity in the U.S. Population: Where are People with Disabilities," and follows the honorable Antonia Coello Novello, M.D., M.P.H., Dr.P.H., Commissioner, New York State Department of Health.
Information is available on the New York Association of County Health Officials Web site at http://www.ncpad.org/658/2675/2004-03-01#10. Inquiries can also be directed to Cristina Dyer-Drobnack at T: 518-456-7905 or e-mail: email@example.com.
Conference: Restoration of (Wheeled) Mobility in Spinal Cord Injury
A three-day international Congress dedicated to the wheeled mobility restoration for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) will be held April 19-21, 2004, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
For more information, please contact the Institute for Fundamental & Clinical Human Movement Sciences at T: +31-20-4448490, F: +31-20-4448529, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or see its Web site at http://www.ncpad.org/658/2675/2004-03-01#11.