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Michelle Porche and Myra Rosen-ReynosoIn this presentation Michelle Porche, Ed.D. and Myra Rosen-Reynoso, Ph.D. discussed findings from the 2012 National Survey of Children’s Health, which they used to investigate prevalence of co-occurring chronic physical and mental health care needs that put youth at increased risk for obesity, and for poor academic performance in school.

Michelle Porche, Ed.D. and Myra Rosen-Reynoso, Ph.D.: Co-Morbid Physical and Mental Health Care Needs for Children and Youth at Risk for Obesity
Lunchtime Seminar October 30, 2014 (54:42 min.)

Michelle Porche and Myra Rosen-ReynosoIn this presentation Michelle Porche, Ed.D. and Myra Rosen-Reynoso, Ph.D. discussed findings from the 2012 National Survey of Children’s Health, which they used to investigate prevalence of co-occurring chronic physical and mental health care needs that put youth at increased risk for obesity, and for poor academic performance in school. View presentation slides

The presenters also recommend a seven-minute report from PBS News Hour (Oct. 27, 2014) focused on "Equal Access: Empowering students with disabilities to find exercises they love" -- 

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