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2IntroductionPublic health efforts have primarily focused on people with disabilities; however, morerecent efforts have highlighted these individuals' poor quality of life and wellness. Research bythe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that about one in four US adultsbetween 18 and 64 live with a disability. The term describes severe mobility, hearing, seeing,focusing, memory, or decision-making problems. Disabled adults are often more prone tocardiovascular diseases, stroke, diabetes, and cancer than their non-disabled counterparts. Eventhough moderate physical exercise can help minimize the effects of prolonged illness, researchsuggests that more than half of disabled individuals have no leisure time or little opportunity foraerobic activity.Considering the disproportionate situation for this population, the national and stategovernments should collaborate closely to eliminate inequalities. The prevalence of fair or poorhealth is higher among disabled adults than among the general population. Public health's coreobjective is to address health disparities. Health disparities refer to the differences in healthoutcomes at the community level. Disparities arise because of a history of economic, social, orenvironmental disadvantages, which can be avoided (Froehlich-Grobe et al., 2014). In order toaddress health inequalities for individuals with disabilities, the paper recommends strategies forfuture research and policy development. The proposal includes a variety of solutions, includingenhanced access to health care and human services, improved data to facilitate decision-making,and the explicit inclusion of disability in health programs.Literature Review
3Health maintenance requires physical activity for all individuals. Froehlich-Grobe et al.(2014) have continuously stressed the significance of increased aerobic exercise and overallhealth for both the disabled and the non-disabled. Several studies have explored the physical,psychological, and emotional rewards of physical exercise for disabled individuals.Unfortunately, there is a disparity between physical activity levels among this population.Various studies suggest that, due to various reasons, disabled individuals are less likely toparticipate in physical activity, tend to be inactive, and have poorer fitness standards than theircounterparts (Froehlich-Grobe et al., 2014). Some reasons may explain this, such as lack ofaccess, insufficient data on aerobic exercise, lack of community support, and their impairments.Several health promotion recommendations are geared toward persons with disabilities, but thisinformation can be generalized to children with developmental disabilities.

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