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Fitness is for everyone but few facilities/gyms have services for those with "special needs". Competitive Gaines Fitness is dedicated to providing fitness and education for the entire family.
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A Humbling Experience at a Special Needs Conference - Huffington Post (blog)

A Humbling Experience at a Special Needs Conference - Huffington Post (blog) | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
A Humbling Experience at a Special Needs ConferenceHuffington Post (blog)What I thought would be an opportunity to network with other special needs activists turned into a profound experience that left me feeling both encouraged and challenged in...
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New fitness class open to Staten Island children with special needs - SILive.com

New fitness class open to Staten Island children with special needs - SILive.com | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
SILive.comNew fitness class open to Staten Island children with special needsSILive.comWhen Wendy Kokkinakis couldn't find a program close to her Randall Manor home that matched the needs of her 4-year-old son who has low muscle tone, she decided...
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TriActive America Unveils Accessible Multi-Gyms, Designed for ...

TriActive America Unveils Accessible Multi-Gyms, Designed for Those with Limited Mobility and Other Special Needs. February 26th, 2012 cmedford. San Luis Obispo, California (PRWEB) August 20, 2009.
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Fitness Trends: The Top Fitness Trends For 2012 - Huffington Post Canada

Fitness Trends: The Top Fitness Trends For 2012 - Huffington Post Canada | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Fitness Trends: The Top Fitness Trends For 2012Huffington Post Canada"Gyms are seeing special studios like dance, pilates, and spinning," Mellalieu says.
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Meals Are So Last Year: We've Become 24/7 Snackers - WebMD (blog)

Meals Are So Last Year: We've Become 24/7 Snackers - WebMD (blog) | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
WebMD (blog)Meals Are So Last Year: We've Become 24/7 SnackersWebMD (blog)Anyone over 40 is more apt to be set in their ways and imprinted with special memories of mom's stern look if we ate junk or skipped a meal.
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Behavior Problems May Surface in Preemies by Preschool

Preschool children who were born just a few weeks too early are at increased risk for behavioral and emotional problems, new research suggests. Researchers in the Netherlands looked at the results of behavioral and ...
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America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments

A new documentary by Darryl Roberts that explores why we have an unhealthy obsession with dieting in America and who benefits from selling us the thin is hea...
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Sensory room is a lifechanger for autistic Ryan, 3 - This Is Sussex

Sensory room is a lifechanger for autistic Ryan, 3This Is SussexThe fundraiser at the LA Fitness gym in Copthorne in the summer raised £1500, £500 more than the family's target.
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Taravella DECA organizes field day for special needs students ...

Taravella DECA organizes field day for special needs students ... | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Special needs children from JPT High, Millenium and Ramblewood Middle Schools were invited to a morning of energetic physical activities and enjoyable games as part of DECA's “Let's Shake On It!” chapter campaign.
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LaFayette teen's determination leads to a chance to make the US Paralympic team - Chattanooga Times Free Press

LaFayette teen's determination leads to a chance to make the US Paralympic team - Chattanooga Times Free Press | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
LaFayette teen's determination leads to a chance to make the US Paralympic teamChattanooga Times Free PressCaleb Stallings, a 17-year old paraplegic athlete from Lafayette, Ga., works out at Club Fitness with his trainer Ed James in preparation for...
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Exercising while pregnant: You can do it, mindfully

Exercising while pregnant: You can do it, mindfully | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
At a British 10K charity run last year, a blonde with sunglasses and a slew of world records jogged easily among the 11,000 other runners who'd shown up that day.
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Parent Primer: Placing Special Needs Children in the Inclusive Class

By Nicole EredicsNicole Eredics is an Elementary Educator who has spent over 15 years working in inclusive classrooms, a parent advocate and community support...
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Survey: Ohio teens lacking on nutrition, fitness | The Associated ...

Survey: Ohio teens lacking on nutrition, fitness | The Associated ... | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
However, the department's 2011 Youth Risk Behavioral Survey finds only 7.2 percent of Ohio teens follow the recommendation to eat fruits and vegetables at least twice a day. And, three out of ten report a height and weight ...
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Global Autism Awareness: Autism & Twelve Fitness Tips

Global Autism Awareness: Autism & Twelve Fitness Tips | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Eric Chessen, M.S., YCS I have the interesting position of watching trends in special needs and fitness. Last year several articles and web sites brought attention to the increasing incidence of obesity and lifestyle-related ...
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Autism coverage becomes law in Mich. | Diet-Fitness-Health-Healthy ...

Teaching Functional Communication from Autism Live. Like this? Watch the latest episode of Autism Live on Blip! blip.tv BCBA Evelyn Gould goes back to the beginning of how we can teach our children functional ...
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Yoga Provides Special-Needs Children With Fun and Fitness ...

Yoga Provides Special-Needs Children With Fun and Fitness ... | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
At Able Academy in Naples, Florida, students are doing the “surfer” and the “peaceful gorilla” as part of their curriculum. These students.
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Autism-friendly Santas a hit at malls, parties — Health & Fitness ...

Autism-friendly Santas a hit at malls, parties — Health & Fitness ... | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Visiting the mall to share Christmas wishes with Santa has never been part of Ben Borre's childhood, a sad but necessary concession to the autism that would make the noise, lights and crowds an unbearable torment for the ...
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Broadway Strikes an Autism-Friendly Chord

“It was absolute redemption,” said Sweeney, recalling the afternoon in October when she, her husband Michael, 16-year-old son Dylan, and 14-year-old son Dusty — who has autism — caught a unique performance of “The ...
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Eden Autism Services opens $8 million home for school and headquarters - The Times of Trenton - NJ.com

Eden Autism Services opens $8 million home for school and headquarters - The Times of Trenton - NJ.com | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
The Times of Trenton - NJ.comEden Autism Services opens $8 million home for school and headquartersThe Times of Trenton - NJ.comThe school's exterior includes a fitness trail surrounding a playground for younger students to play, and a basketball...
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Finalists for 2011 Heisman announced | CollegeFootballTalk

Finalists for 2011 Heisman announced | CollegeFootballTalk | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
In what should prove to be one of the closest votes in the history of the prestigious award, the Heisman Trophy announced Monday evening the finalists who will travel to New York City for the ceremony.
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Life Fitness Class At The Y A Hit With Special-needs Students

Life Fitness Class At The Y A Hit With Special-needs Students | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Anne Comer and Mimi Tom weren't certain precisely what to design from the new life fitness march for Columbia County special-needs classes proposed this college.
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Ohio Schools Chief: Response To 14-Year-Old Special Needs ...

Ohio Schools Chief: Response To 14-Year-Old Special Needs ... | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
Ohio Schools Chief: Response To 14-Year-Old Special Needs Student Bullied By Teachers 'Short'. Cheyenne. 11/23/11 08:22 AM ET Associated Press AP. React. Amazing Inspiring Funny Scary Hot Crazy Important Weird.
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Exercise, Well-being and Autism » Generation Rescue | Jenny McCarthy's Autism Organization

Exercise, Well-being and Autism » Generation Rescue | Jenny McCarthy's Autism Organization | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
For many autistic individuals and their caregivers, physical fitness is an afterthought.
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Ohio puts 200-pound third-grader in foster care

Ohio puts 200-pound third-grader in foster care | Special Needs Fitness | Scoop.it
An Ohio third-grader who weighs more than 200 pounds has been taken from his family and placed into foster care after county social workers said his mother wasn't doing enough to control his weight.
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Report Reveals Epidemic of Obesity Among Children With Special Needs, Outlines ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Report Reveals Epidemic of Obesity Among Children With Special Needs, Outlines ...PR Newswire (press release)"This eye-opening report and Parent Toolkit will allow parents and others to find the right balance of solutions as they work to improve...
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