Category Archives: Special Needs

Fitness for Health specializes in creating personalized, therapeutic programs for children and adults with a broad range of special needs. We help to improve the wellness and fitness levels of people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADD/ADHD/LD, sensory processing disorders, gross motor delays, Down Syndrome, developmental and physical disabilities, confidence and self-esteem issues, and emotional disturbances and anxiety disorders.

Walk Your Way to Losing Weight

In honor of the upcoming Memorial Day and the impending beautiful weather, let’s celebrate the beginning of summer and get walking! No matter your fitness level, walking is the simplest, …

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Stopping Bullying in the Special Needs Community

In honor of this week’s celebration of Anti-Bullying Week, let’s highlight bullying in the special needs community.  Whether face-to-face, nasty notes, harassing cell phone voicemails or cyber stalking, bullying has …

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American Obesity is Rising in 7 States

Seven states in America had obesity rates among adults at or above 35 percent. This record number is an increase from five states in 2016. In addition to the increase, …

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Bullying in the Special Needs Community

In honor of the end of Autism Awareness Month in April, let’s highlight bullying in the special needs community.  Whether face-to-face, nasty notes, harassing cell phone voicemails or cyber stalking, …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Choosing a Summer Program for Your Child with Special Needs

It is never too early to begin researching summer programs for your child with special needs. Since all children are different, summer program experiences can vary. And, choosing a summer …

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