New Resource on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Disabilities (MN UCEDD/LEND)

April 5, 2016

Wellness is a rapidly growing area of focus for Americans. But for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, access to wellness activities and programs can be limited. How can we open up participation? Find out in the just-released free publication, Impact: Feature Issue on Supporting Wellness for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.

This Impact issue presents ways in which disability services, community fitness and recreation programs, workplace wellness programs, faith communities, disability advocacy organizations, health care providers, and others can help ensure that opportunities to engage in wellness activities are as available to individuals with disabilities as to anyone else. It presents wellness as touching all areas of life - physical, social, vocational, spiritual, emotional, psychological - with choice-making and inclusion as keys.

Published by the Institute on Community Integration (UCEDD) and Research and Training Center on Community Living (RTC), University of Minnesota, the issue is available online at and (HTML version). For a complimentary print copy of this Impact contact the Institute's Publications Office at or 612-624-4512.