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  • Physical Activity Facilitators Wanted!

    Tuesday, October 13, 2020

    Do you work with individuals with disabilities? Are you interested in helping them be more physically active? If so, we want you as a Facilitator! The CED has partnered with the WVU School of Public Health to adapt their Physical Activity Toolkit to better serve individuals with disabilities. The purpose of this booklet is to provide activities that can be implemented in most settings (school, community, home) by any adult (parent, teacher, coach, neighbor) to increase children and adults with disabilities physical activity. For each activity in this booklet, we have provided ways to tailor these activities for all abilities (including those with disabilities). Activities can be modified for individual, small, or large groups. Each facilitator will be given a tool kit in a duffle bag with materials for up to 10 participants. These tool kits include:

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  • Summer Reading Challenge Successes

    Monday, October 12, 2020

    The CED’s IMPACT WV project challenged families to read more over the summer. Through a grant from Save the Children, the project encouraged reading by providing families who signed up and returned monthly reading logs the family fun Tall Tales Story Telling Board Game. Seventeen families participated by reading almost 90 books in a little over a month.

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  • WVU CED launches new website to provide resources for families impacted by substance use disorders

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020

    The WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) launched a new website designed to provide resources to help educate families and providers on the effects of substance use on the family unit and child development.

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  • Mountain State Conference on Disabilities Agenda Available

    Friday, September 18, 2020

    The 2020 Mountain State Conference on Disabilities, which was scheduled to take place at Canaan Valley, Resort in Davis, WV, will now be an all-virtual event. The virtual conference will take place September 28-29, 2020 via Zoom online meeting software.  The two day conference will provide training, best service practices, and research for professionals and skill-based workshops for individuals and families. View Agenda Here  

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