Everyone deserves access to healthy food to maintain a healthy weight. This includes people with disabilities.
Nutrition is for Everyone
Nutrition is for Everyone: This program aims to increase awareness and consumption of fruits and vegetables among people with disabilities through efforts of Nutrition Ambassadors, Deputy Ambassadors, and Community Nutrition Advocates in states with the most need. Learn about the nutrition efforts reaching the disability community.
Inclusive Health and Healthy Weight
Inclusive Health and Healthy Weight: This National collaborative mobilizes partners to influence inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in health promotion and care – and make it the norm. AUCD Network members have collaborated with the Special Olympics International, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD), to create Foundational Principles for Sustainable Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disability. Read the pdf document, web, and/or pdf summary sheet of the Foundational Principles for Sustainable Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disability.
Nutrition Special Interest Group
Nutrition Special Interest Group: Open discussion group on nutrition and disability. Subscribers can collaborate on and share nutrition resources, relevant health policy updates, issues affecting nutritional health, and more. Subscribe to the listserv to stay up-to-date!