Sunday, November 13, 2011

Finding Balance - Obesity and Children with Special Needs. A Report

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children with disabilities are 38% more likely to be obese than their counterparts. “As a community, we must recognize the special dangers obesity presents to our children,” says Sheryl Young, CEO,, an online resource and social community for parents and professionals serving the needs of adults and children with disabilities and the organization sponsoring this report. “This is an epidemic in our own homes and we can and must find solutions.”
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