Cooper University Health Care


Enhancing Wellbeing in Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Focus on Sleep, Exercise, Nutrition, Stress Management, and Medication Approaches

Attendees can expect a blend of educational presentations, practical demonstrations, case studies, and interactive discussions. By the end of this session, participants will leave empowered with knowledge, tools, and strategies to make informed decisions and implement effective interventions that promote a healthier and more fulfilling life for individuals with IDD.

This interactive session will delve into the crucial aspects of health and wellness specifically tailored for individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Attendees will explore the significance of sleep, exercise, nutrition, and medication strategies in optimizing the overall well-being of individuals within the IDD population.

Session Objectives:

  • Discover practical approaches to encourage physical activity and exercise that are appropriate, safe, and enjoyable for individuals with IDD.
  • Gain knowledge about specialized nutritional needs and diet recommendations for individuals with IDD, addressing any common deficiencies or dietary limitations.
  • Learn medication strategies and brain-based approaches to psychopharmacology in individuals with IDD.

Free parking. Breakfast and lunch provided.

Upcoming Sessions

Bancroft - Welsh Campus

311 Walton Avenue, Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054
Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2024 8:00 am - 1:30 pm FREE Register Now

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