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Disability Sports, Health & Wellness Conference

Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 04:00pm - 07:00pm

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SAVE THE DATE!

APRIL 13, 2021

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Disability Sports, Health and Wellness Conference

We invite you to join our virtual panel on sports and people with disabilities. Multiple breakouts will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about sports, exercise and other wellness opportunities for people with disabilities. The virtual conference is geared towards, individuals with disabilities, parents, faculty, students, staff and organizations.

Schedule:

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

-Welcome & Introduction
-Dr. Labros Sidossis
-Javier Robles
-Keynote Address - Kevin Broussard
-Moderators, Jennifer Demby and Kevin Orcel
-Panelists Q&A

5:10 PM - 6:00 PM

Breakout Round 1
-Yoga
-Blind Athletes Inc.
-Exercise, Mental Health, & Mind Body Connection
-Power of Sports For Children with Disabilities (ages 3-12)
-Exercise, Wellness & Nutrition

6:10 PM - 7:00 PM

Breakout Round 2
-Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities & their Families
-Power of Sports For Children with Disabilities (ages 13-22)
-Barriers to Participation In Sports and Recreation for
Adults on the Autism Spectrum
-What To Do During Covid-19
-Paralympian Panel

For questions or requests for accommodations, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please request accommodations by April 9, 2021.

Program Partners:

Department of Kinesiology and Health
Center for Disability Sports, Health and Wellness
Office of Veteran and Military Programs and Services
Rutgers Recreation
Rutgers Office of Disability Services
Children's Specialized Hospital–Lightning Wheels Blind Athletes Inc.
New Jersey Lightning Beep Baseball Team
Exercise is Medicine on Campus
Rutgers Center for Adult Autism Services
Special Olympics New Jersey
Mason Gross School of the Arts
New Jersey State Independent Living Council
NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities
ACHaD

Register at:  https://bit.ly/30Zufx9

 

 

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