Welcome to HealthMatters Program™ for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities!

HealthMatters Program is a partnership between community and academia with a common aim to improve health of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Our goals are to develop and share tools for bidirectional health promotion research, service-learning, and training, support health promotion program development, implementation, and evaluation and disseminate and integrate evidence-based health promotion services for people with IDD.


March 16, 2017 (2pm-3pm CST) WEBINAR: Transition of Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities to Adult-Systems of Care (Kruti Acharya, MD)

April 6th (2pm-3pm CST) WEBINAR: Small Steps, Big Leaps: Healthy Vending in Your Organization (Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH and Kristin Krok, CTRS)

April 20, 2017 (2pm-3pm CST) WEBINAR: Social Support Networks of Aging Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (Lieke van Heumen, PhD)

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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