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Personal Strategies to Improve Health and Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
Presented by Marlow de Paul

This presentation will discuss personal strategies for health and wellbeing for individual with intellectual disabilities. It will explain the initiatives and strategies Special Olympics British Columbia uses and encourages. The presentation will focus on the importance of early stage development in physical activity and wellness and the importance of empowerment and education. It will also discuss mental health strategies, role models, goal setting and the role they play health and wellbeing. By the end of the presentation, participants will have a better understanding of how to support, educate and empower individuals with intellectual disabilities to live an active and healthy lifestyle.

Learning Objectives:
-Understand and Overview of Special Olympics British Columbia Health and Wellness Strategies and Initiatives
-Strategies to build confidence, comfortability and capability surrounding health and wellness practices for individuals with Intellectual disabilities.
-Understanding Mental Health Strategies for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
-Understanding the importance of education and empowerment when it comes to health and wellness for individuals with ID

Oct 27, 2020 10:00 AM in Vancouver

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