Inclusive health and wellness
Emotion and Paralympian Performance
A program of research using state of the art Facereader technology to examine how Paralympic medalists' emotions relate to winning or losing, personal goals of time and placement, cultural factors, and gender.
HAPPY: Healthy Adapted Physical Activity Programs for Youth
HAPPY promotes positive health trajectories in preschool-age children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder) through physical literacy training, aquatics and water safety programs, and nutrition education.
Inclusive Aquatic Summer Camps
Summer camps for children with disabilities focused on building confidence around water, water safety skills, survival techniques, and stroke refinement in an effort to reduce drown drowning disparities in children with disabilities.
My Bike Camp
A comprehensive five-day summer camp where children with intellectual and developmental disabilities learn to independently ride two-wheeled bicycles to promote bike safety, physical health, independent mobility, and social interaction.
MYTime: Mindfulness and Yoga
MYTime provides parents and caregivers of children with disabilities with yoga and mindfulness sessions designed to reduce stress, increase physical and mental health, and enhance social support networks.
PLANE: Physical Literacy and Nutrition Education
PLANE improves the health, independence and social engagement of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (e.g., Autism Spectrum Disorder) and their families through comprehensive programs in physical literacy, nutrition education, and training in advocacy, legislation, social services, and support networks.
Yoga and Mindfulness After Traumatic Brain Injury
A yoga and mindfulness program designed for individuals with traumatic brain injury and their caregivers based on the national LoveYourBrain model to improve physical and mental health, social support, and overall quality of life.