Intervention programs to improve health exercise, diet and Interpersonal relations of children with developmental disabilities

Noriko Okuta, Akemi Ono
2018 Journal of Health Psychology Research  
Children with developmental disabilities have various health tasks that they must complete. is study investigated three intervention programs for improving exercises, diet, and Interpersonal relationships, which are known to have positive health bene ts, although disabled children dislike these activities. e rst intervention program was circuit exercises, the second; a fruit hunt for trying unexpected and disliked tastes, and the third; a camp designed to promote communication with di erent
more » ... le, a task at which the children were not pro cient. Results of the three interventions indicated that family support was the most important factor in improving health tasks. erefore, it would be necessary to investigate health psychological approaches designed to improve the family well-being of disabled children s supporters and the well-being of the children s families. No statistical analyses were used in this study. Key words: children with developmental disabilities, health task, intervention program 2 attention de cit hyperactivity disorder ADHD ADHD 2010 Journal of Health Psychology Research J-STAGE Advance publication date
doi:10.11560/jhpr.160908057 fatcat:3burpm56g5fqllkzucyfoo2afe