The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disabilities. NCHPAD helps people with disabilities and chronic health conditions participate in all types of physical and social activities, like:
- fitness and aquatic activities
- recreational and sports programs
- adaptive equipment usage
- and more
Founded in 1999, NCHPAD actively works to create healthy equity for people with disability by providing individualized information, referral and consultation services to people with disability, families, caregivers, policymakers, community members, health care practitioners and public health professionals.
NCHPAD conducts national training initiatives that educate disability and non-disability service providers in community health inclusion.