Get Fit Training Manual: Creating an Inclusive Culture of Health for People with Disabilities

The Get FIT Training Manual is the only curriculum-based training program developed for health and wellness management professionals who work with people with a wide variety of needs. Written and compiled by physical, physiological and therapeutic health professionals, this manual explores the functions and vital processes of the cognitive and physical profiles prevalent in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; defines a core understanding of the ethics and guiding principles to follow when working with people with disabilities; and includes evidence-based, pilot-tested lesson plans and fitness assessment forms. Get Fit not only promotes an inclusive culture of health and wellness for people with disabilities, it is suitable for graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of health-related studies to learn skills for working with people of all abilities to develop a healthier lifestyle.