Shelva's Help Strengthening Classes

Shelva's Scholars
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Class times are 8:00am to 9:30am  and 10:00am to 11:30am

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Designed to enable more people transition from onlooker to active participant
The Mission Statement – Shelva’s Help 
Shelva’s Help is a 501c3 which will award program and admission  scholarships to persons diagnosed with autism, obesity and Parkinson's Disease based on availability.   The goal is to enable those challenged with the threat of obesity and social concerns of autism and Parkinson's Disease the opportunity to stay active and enable success in completing new cognitive challenges.

Shelva's Help was founded by Kellye Jones to honor the lessons Shelva Jones dedicated her life to sharing. Shelva Jones (Kellye’s mother) was a teacher who espoused the belief that everyone has the capacity to learn and learning should be inclusive as well as fun. Shelva’s commitment to help continues as Shelva’s Help strives to ensure persons with regressed and delayed physical activity needs can access available resources for cognitive, social and physical skill development.    Shelva's Help is committed to awarding scholarships to persons with limited physical challenges empowering them to enjoy success on courses with adaptions, simplicity of use and certificate rewards and of most of all fun.  We hope to see you and your family at Beyond My Expectations soon.

In a recent conversation with Ron Mangum, Clinical Assistant Professor of UNC Chapel Hill’s Social Work Research Projects he stated, “Beyond My Expectation’s 8am to 10am hours offer participants support, understanding, and acceptance utilizing an approach which includes Peer Support. Evidence shows Peer Support being effective in engaging consumers recovering by offering hope and sharing their experiences prior to entering recovery. Peer Supporters are also a...ble to share the benefits of remaining connected to these formal supports which intern reduces frequency and intensity of future episodes.”
Wellcome Middle School Head Football Coach Lance Saunders added, "Children are often given the "quick fix" with medicine which only temporarily fixes the problem in comparison to what we plan to offer. To help children develop skills for life through physical activity which will also help with the ongoing issue of childhood obesity.”
Hannah Hahn owner and operator of Living with Autism, an adolescent group home for persons with autism, states,” Keeping our residents active and healthy is a main concern. As children reach adulthood there are significantly fewer recreational options available in the community. Beyond My Expectations 8:00am to 10:00am hours would provide a great opportunity for our residents. They require different types of physical activity and this concept would provide a variety of activities for them to participate in.”
According to Dr. Qionna M. Tinney Railey, MD, FAPA, “teenagers develop new ways to solve problems. Beyond My Expectations is designed for ages 10 to 16 and presents a new opportunity to incorporate cognitive development with physical activity.”
The Shelva's Help Scholarship Application will work to ensure individuals challenged with the threat obesity and the social concerns of autism or Parkinson’s Disease can attend the Shelva’s Help Programs

Completed scholarships applications are reviewed monthly and scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis.  New scholarship recipients will be notified on the 15th of every month.

_____Shelva’s Scholars        _____ Shelva’s Independents          ____ Shelva’s Help measuring Physical Education's impact on Regressive autism Diagnosis(SHePhERD)    
Please return your completed application to:  shelvashelp@gmail.com

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A few more youtube videos discussing the benefits of physical activity for individuals with autism and other cognitive delays.

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