People with physical disabilities discussing living well topics.

Living Well with a Disability

Living Well with a Disability is a FREE 10-week health promotion and wellness course designed specifically to help adults with physical disabilities and medical chronic conditions strengthen the skills they already have so they can live a satisfying life.  The Living Well program is course grounded in consumer choice and peer support.  The Living Well with a Disability course helps participants identify their goals and develop a plan to reach them.  Students study a different chapter of the Living Well workbook each week.  The class typically meets weekly for two hours.

Research shows that participation in health promotion and wellness programs often improves a person with a disability’s life satisfaction, reduces secondary conditions, decreases medical care costs and improves overall health and wellness.

Ability360 subsidizes the Living Well with a Disability course through donations and marquee sponsorship opportunities, which are currently available. Socialization Through Recreation and Youth Transition Coordinator Leanne Murrillo has been instructing the Living Well with a Disability course for the last three years. “I’m passionate about finding funding for this because I’ve seen how the students can grow and change through it,” she said.

For more information, please contact:

602-296-0535
lwd@ability360.org


Living Well with a Disability