Healthy LEAP

Healthy LEAP (Lifestyle Education And Practice) is a series of health, nutrition, fitness, safety and injury prevention lessons and practical applications created specifically for youth and adults with and without intellectual disabilities.  Each lesson includes specific tasks and activities to jump start the practice of a healthy lifestyle.

Weekly Lessons Include:

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  • Healthy Weight and Obesity
  • Behavior and Stress Management
  • Bone Health
  • Sports Nutrition and Hydration
  • Exercise and Injury Prevention
  • Sun Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Prevention of Alcohol and Tobacco Use (only when age appropriate)

Healthy LEAP is made possible thanks to support received from the Colorado Health Foundation.

Click here to learn more about Healthy LEAP or contact the Health and Wellness Coordinator, Leah Combs.

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“The students became more aware of their food choices and portions. They also better understand the importance of physical activity on a daily basis.”

– MIS Teacher, Denver Center for International Studies High School

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“[Healthy LEAP] has been such a great experience and learning opportunity both for me and for our students. I am excited to do it again next year, taking what I learned this year and growing from it.”

– SAS-ILC Teacher, Cherokee Trail High School