The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to enhance existing activities to promote health, wellness and the adoption of healthy behaviors with the objective of preventing and/or reducing chronic conditions associated with disability.
All activities should target people
with disabilities that have mobility, physical limitations, and/or intellectual disabilities (hereafter referred to as PWDs).
Applicants are encouraged to propose both traditional (e.g.
fact sheets, symposiums, training, websites, etc.) and innovative approaches (e.g., videos, podcasts, blogs, social networking channels, e-games, mobile 2 applications, etc.) that will educate and inform people with disabilities, their family members, health care providers, policy makers, community members, and the general public.
This funding opportunity announcement focuses on the following two topic areas:
(a) Physical activity and healthy weight management for people with disabilities; and/or (b) Improved health of persons with limb loss/limb difference Applicants are encouraged to propose strategies that strengthen their current capacities and develop innovative approaches to accomplish the objectives of the program.