A &#110&#101&#119 &#112&#114&#111&#103&#114&#97&#109 may help &#105&#109&#112&#114&#111&#118&#101 the lives &#111&#102 &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 with &#100&#105&#115&#97&#98&#105&#108&#105&#116&#105&#101&#115&#45&#97&#110&#100 help them better manage &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 health.

Sixty-six &#112&#101&#114&#99&#101&#110&#116 of adults with disabilities are not very satisfied &#119&#105&#116&#104 their &#108&#105&#118&#101&#115 78 percent &#97&#114&#101 unemployed and &#116&#104&#101&#121 have &#105&#110&#99&#114&#101&#97&#115&#101&#100 health concerns, including greater susceptibility to additional health problems.

However, a new &#68&#86&#68 may help improve the &#102&#117&#116&#117&#114&#101 &#111&#117&#116&#108&#111&#111&#107 for &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 &#119&#105&#116&#104 disabilities. &#67&#97&#108&#108&#101&#100 &#70&#105&#116 for the Future, &#105&#116 &#97&#100&#100&#114&#101&#115&#115&#101&#115 two of the &#109&#111&#115&#116 &#105&#109&#112&#111&#114&#116&#97&#110&#116 &#105&#115&#115&#117&#101&#115 facing people &#119&#105&#116&#104 disabilities &#116&#111&#100&#97&#121: health and &#101&#109&#112&#108&#111&#121&#109&#101&#110&#116. &#84&#104&#101 &#68&#86&#68 was released &#98&#121 Shriners Hospitals for &#67&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 and the &#70&#101&#100&#101&#114&#97&#108 Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

Fit for &#116&#104&#101 &#70&#117&#116&#117&#114&#101 is &#109&#101&#97&#110&#116 to be a &#117&#110&#105&#113&#117&#101, &#105&#110&#110&#111&#118&#97&#116&#105&#118&#101 program &#116&#104&#97&#116 fills a void in &#97&#118&#97&#105&#108&#97&#98&#108&#101 materials. The &#68&#86&#68 includes three 20- to 30-minute, upbeat, kid-friendly exercise routines-stretching, strengthening &#97&#110&#100 stamina-that can be &#100&#111&#110&#101 &#115&#101&#97&#116&#101&#100 or &#115&#116&#97&#110&#100&#105&#110&#103. The &#101&#120&#101&#114&#99&#105&#115&#101 &#112&#111&#114&#116&#105&#111&#110 of the DVD features patients and therapists &#102&#114&#111&#109 &#116&#104&#101 Tampa Shriners Hospital, as well as FBI personnel &#102&#114&#111&#109 Tampa, Fla., Washington, D.C., &#97&#110&#100 Quantico, Va.

The program also includes informational sections on &#116&#104&#101 Shriners &#102&#114&#97&#116&#101&#114&#110&#105&#116&#121, &#83&#104&#114&#105&#110&#101&#114&#115 Hospitals for &#67&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 and the FBI.

The DVD has &#97 second, &#101&#113&#117&#97&#108&#108&#121 &#105&#109&#112&#111&#114&#116&#97&#110&#116 message of potential &#102&#117&#116&#117&#114&#101 employment. &#83&#116&#97&#116&#105&#115&#116&#105&#99&#97&#108&#108&#121, people &#119&#105&#116&#104 disabilities have the highest unemployment rate (around &#55&#48 percent). Learning that the &#70&#66&#73 specifically wants &#116&#111 &#104&#105&#114&#101 people with &#100&#105&#115&#97&#98&#105&#108&#105&#116&#105&#101&#115 could &#98&#101 a tremendous source of encouragement for &#107&#105&#100&#115 with disabilities.

While &#100&#101&#115&#105&#103&#110&#101&#100 primarily &#102&#111&#114 children with orthopaedic disabilities, Fit for the Future is an exercise &#112&#114&#111&#103&#114&#97&#109 virtually everyone &#99&#97&#110 use. &#84&#104&#101 exercise routines featured &#97&#114&#101 &#103&#101&#110&#101&#114&#97&#108 and basic enough to &#111&#102&#102&#101&#114 a starting point for &#97 &#102&#105&#116&#110&#101&#115&#115 &#114&#101&#103&#105&#109&#101&#110.

&#10&#84&#104&#101&#114&#101 is a &#103&#114&#111&#119&#105&#110&#103 &#97&#119&#97&#114&#101&#110&#101&#115&#115 of the importance of providing exercise opportunities &#102&#111&#114 people with disabilities. We &#98&#101&#108&#105&#101&#118&#101 &#116&#104&#97&#116 a program featuring children &#119&#105&#116&#104 disabilities, as well as the strong presence of an FBI Agent as both partner and role &#109&#111&#100&#101&#108, &#109&#97&#121 help &#109&#111&#116&#105&#118&#97&#116&#101 &#99&#104&#105&#108&#100&#114&#101&#110 with &#100&#105&#115&#97&#98&#105&#108&#105&#116&#105&#101&#115 to exercise, &#115&#97&#105&#100 &#80&#101&#116&#101&#114 Armstrong, M.D., medical affairs director for &#83&#104&#114&#105&#110&#101&#114&#115 Hospitals &#102&#111&#114 Children.

Credit for the concept belongs to FBI Special &#65&#103&#101&#110&#116 James &#75&#110&#105&#103&#104&#116&#115, who &#105&#115 also a Shriner. Knights, of Pittsburgh, Pa., wanted to create a &#119&#97&#121 to &#104&#101&#108&#112 children &#119&#105&#116&#104 &#100&#105&#115&#97&#98&#105&#108&#105&#116&#105&#101&#115 &#107&#110&#111&#119 that if they worked hard &#97&#110&#100 &#115&#116&#97&#121&#101&#100 &#97&#115 strong and healthy as possible, &#116&#104&#101&#105&#114 future could include a career in the FBI.

For &#109&#111&#114&#101 information on &#83&#104&#114&#105&#110&#101&#114&#115′ &#110&#101&#116&#119&#111&#114&#107 of &#50&#50 hospitals &#116&#104&#97&#116 &#112&#114&#111&#118&#105&#100&#101 medical care and services to children &#119&#105&#116&#104 orthopaedic &#112&#114&#111&#98&#108&#101&#109&#115, burns, spinal cord injuries, &#97&#110&#100 &#99&#108&#101&#102&#116 &#108&#105&#112 &#97&#110&#100 &#112&#97&#108&#97&#116&#101 at no charge, write to &#83&#104&#114&#105&#110&#101&#114&#115 International &#72&#101&#97&#100&#113&#117&#97&#114&#116&#101&#114&#115, &#50&#57&#48&#48 &#82&#111&#99&#107&#121 Point Dr., Tampa, &#70&#76 &#51&#51&#54&#48&#55 &#111&#114 visit &#119&#119&#119.&#115&#104&#114&#105&#110&#101&#114&#115&#104&#113.&#111&#114&#103. All services are provided at no charge &#116&#111 children &#117&#110&#100&#101&#114 18, regardless &#111&#102 financial &#110&#101&#101&#100 &#111&#114 relation &#116&#111 a Shriner.

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