College Health Talks
These talks, lead by Tiffany Panko, were specifically for college students and focused on different health topics that cause a major concern for today's college students. These topics ranged from "Stress Management" to "Sports Injuries". The presentations, held once a month, were held at NTID in the Student Development Center.
Oct. 1, 2011
This workshop focused on explaining what stress is, when it can be good or bad, and what it really does to the body in both the short-term and long-term. Management techniques were discussed, including an opportunity for participants to practice some yoga poses.
View a document on "breathing right."
Nov. 19, 2011
As the school year makes you busier and the days get shorter, you may feel stressed but also down or depressed. This session discussed if this could be because of Seasonal Affective Disorder, how and why it happens, and strategies to feel better.
Jan. 11, 2012
With the New Year, for many, comes a new you with new goals! This workshop aims to help students accomplish some of those goals and improve their overall health. There will be discussion of how to lose weight the healthy way as well as why volunteering is important, along with an opportunity (maybe two) to sign up for a volunteering event.
Focus Group Meetings
Seeking Deaf persons age 21-40 interested in participating in a one-time two hour focus group meeting in Rochester!
The interviews are limited to Deaf people who are now living in the Rochester (NY) area. The focus group will be conducted in ASL. We need your feedback on developing Deaf Weight Wise (DWW) 2.0. We will be asking about healthy eating and physical activity. The purpose of the group is to continue to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate healthy lifestyle research programs for Deaf people. Each participant will receive $30 dollars cash.
(585) 568 6534 VP