1. Getting the Memo

Interactive Atlas - View county-level maps of heart disease and stroke, along with maps of social environmental conditions and health services for the entire United States or for a chosen state or territory.
The Power of Prevention - A publication covering chronic diseases, what causes them and at what cost.
Heart Disease Fact Sheet - Heart disease facts, risk factors, and public health campaigns.
National Core Indicators - NCI™ is a voluntary effort by public developmental disabilities agencies to measure and track their own performance.
Nutrition for Everyone - resources to help you start healthier eating habits.
Nutrition Basics - basic concepts related to nutrition to keep in mind.

2. Am I ready? Is my Organization ready?

Body Mass Index Calculator
Fruit and Vegetable Serving Calculator
Portion Distortion - Compare portion sizes from 20 years ago to present. Fun, interactive activities.
What Counts as a Cup? - examples of foods and serving sizes.
VIDEO Beyond Disability - Empowered Fe Fes (slang for female), a group of young women with disabilities, hit the streets of Chicago on a quest to discover the difference between how they see themselves and how others see them.

3. Making Lifestyle Changes

VIDEO HealthMatters Program!
Thera-Band Academy - has over 900 exercises using Thera-Band products that you can search for and create your own exercise program.
National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability - public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability.
VIDEO Man Eating Sugar - New York City Health Department's PSA about sugar content in soft drinks.
Man Eating Fat - New York City Health Department's PSA about fat content.

4. Doing the Program

UPDATED Curriculum Materials: Unit 1 Lesson 6; Unit 2 Lesson 15

VIDEOS HealthMatters, Kentucky!
VIDEO 1: University of Kentucky HDI's HealthMatters Program
Staying Healthy
Warm Up
FABS Exercises
FABS Dice Game

Ground Rules
Fun Facts
Safety Tips
Water Content in Fruits and Vegetables
Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale

LearningZoneXpress - learning tools, design, create and deliver innovative messages on topics including nutrition, health and wellness.
Cooking by Color: Recipes for Independence - not just a cookbook. It’s a method. Using color coding, universal design for learning, and plain language, the information in this book is presented to set every cook up for a successful experience in the kitchen.

5. Keeping the Program Going

Monday Campaigns - non-profit public health initiative that dedicates the first day of every week to health.
Rethink Your Drink - educational campaign about health risks associated with drinking sugar loaded beverages.
This is 200 Calories - all your favorite foods shown in 200 calories!
24 Must-see diagrams that will make eating healthy super easy
150 Teaching Methods
Eat Well Work Well
Participant Sign in Sheet
HealthMatters Program 12-week Survey (Time 1)
HealthMatters Program 12-week Survey (Time 2)

Initial development of this website was supported by Grant from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD), RC4HD066915. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NICHD.
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