Project Timeline

Project activities are scheduled for the three year duration of the grant, as follows:

First Year …
The main activities will be developing facility evaluation tools and doing on-site evaluations of all identified fitness and wellness programs. We will also begin evaluations of major medical facilities and their policies, which will continue into the second year. Finally, in the last quarter of the first year, we will begin content and design development for the consumer and program trainings on fitness and wellness accessibility, in collaboration with Association Development Group, Inc.

Second Year …
The first half of the year will focus on completing the main evaluation of programs and facilities, and the first draft training programs on fitness and wellness facilities. In the second half of the year, we will shift efforts to The first half of the year will focus on completing the main evaluation of programs and facilities, and the first draft training programs on fitness and wellness facilities. In the second half of the year, we will shift efforts to training programs focusing on medical facilities and policies, and on medical self-advocacy. We will also begin development of the print directory and website, where results of our surveys and findings will be disseminated.

Third Year …
In the final year, we will finish development of training programs and begin delivering them to selected service providers, medical institutions, and consumers. Volunteers will also briefly revisit previously reviewed facilities that may have made accessibility or policy improvements, so the information presented in the finished directory and on the website is up to date. We will then complete the directory and website, distribute the directory widely, and publicize the website as a local resource for people with disabilities looking for accessible, welcoming health care, fitness, and wellness services.

Project Timeline

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