The importance of recreational activities for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

Adults with developmental disabilities are at a greater risk of cardiovascular problems. Regular physical activity can help all adults stay healthy and fit, but it is especially true for adults with developmental disabilities. Benefits of staying active Being a caregiver to someone with developmental disabilities we often think about assuring that they are healthy, eating well, getting enough sleep, and taking medications properly. However, making sure that they have a full and meaningful life means so much more then these basic needs being met. We want to add a sense of richness to their life and socialization, recreation, and getting

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