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Health Advocacy Curriculum

  • Grades 6 - 12
  • Product Code SERIES ( MR #064664 )
Adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities learn to make good health decisions.

Includes the Health Advocacy Program book and DVD, the Supporting Healthy Lifestyles guide, and the Making Healthy Choices student workbook.
 
Health Advocacy Program consists of 20 one-hour lessons, each with teacher scripts for discussions and hands-on activities with student worksheets. Covers healthy eating, exercise, relationships, sexuality, stress, and medical issues like high blood pressure, diabetes, and depression. The staff DVD shows the program in action. Supporting Healthy Lifestyles is an objective-based tutorial to help educators teach health topics to older students with developmental disabilities. The Making Healthy Choices student workbook is described on the right.
 
The ultimate goal of the Health Advocacy Curriculum is to teach participants how to be their own health advocates. Extensively field tested by the authors in New York City adult service agencies. See our website for the published research results.
 
The Introductory Kit includes a Health Advocacy Program book, Supporting Healthy Lifestyles guide, Making Healthy Choices student workbook, PDF on disc with a Classroom License for printouts, and staff training DVD. The
 
Classroom Kit includes eight Making Healthy Choices student workbooks, plus all other items in the Introductory Kit.
 
Extra student workbooks also sold separately.