adaptive sports

Below are links to helpful resources and organizations serving people with various physical and/or cognitive disabilities:

Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA)

A national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events.

 

U.S. Paralympics

U.S. Paralympics is partnering with community organizations from across the country to create a network of Paralympic Sport Clubs. Paralympic Sport Clubs are community-based programs developed to involve youth and adults with physical and visual disabilities in sports and physical activity, regardless of skill level. All programs and activities are based in the community and are run by the local organization.

 

Warfighter Sports

A program of Disabled Sports USA, Warfighter Sports offers sports rehabilitation programs in military hospitals and communities across the U.S. through a nationwide network of over 100 community-based chapters.

 

Wounded Warrior Project

The Wounded Warrior Project was founded on the principle that veterans are our nation's greatest citizens. The Project seeks to assist those men and women of our armed forces who suffer any form of service related injury.

 

Mesotheliaoma Information for Veterans

Members of the U.S. Armed Services have not only dedicated their lives to their country, but they are also unfortunately the most common victims of mesothelioma due to their increased risk of exposure to asbestos. If you are a veteran that has recently been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or are a loved one of someone that has, MesotheliomaSymptoms.com can provide you with all of the necessary information including new treatments, clinical trials, and diagnostic essentials.

 

Resource Directory at Northeast Passage

Resources are listed by category alphabetically. One of the best directories for finding anything "adaptive" in the northeast and beyond.

 

Disabled World

The primary focus of Disabled World is to provide information and news to the Public, Disability Community and Organizations, as well as Disabled Rights Campaigners, via our News Service, Articles, Press Releases, and Videos.

http://videos.disabled-world.com/video/553/kids-of-courage-2012

 

AllAbilities.com

Link Directory "Disability Links for People of all Abilities"

 

Refinance & Mortgage Guide for People with Disabilities

Website page specifically geared to people with disabilities, provides relevant and essential education and resources needed to navigate the myriad of red tape and sometimes rigid processes regularly associated with real estate purchases.

 

I.N.S.P.I.R.E For Autism Vermont

Integrated school program for independence, relationships and entrepreneurship.

 

Koolway Sports

Koolway Sports designs outerwear for people in motion- enabling them to achieve their maximum level of independence in all aspects of life. www.koolwaysports.com

The current line of custom designed coats and outerwear for individuals confined to wheelchairs now includes unique custom clothing and products for able body clients.

 

SitSki.com

Including a list of adaptive programs in the US and beyond

 

US Disabled Ski Team

The Official website of the US Disabled Ski Team

 

Disabled Online

An online portal that provides web directories, forums, chat rooms, shopping and classifieds for people with disabilities.

 

Turtle Books / Jason and Nordic Publishers

TURTLE BOOKS fill the missing gap in children's literature. Easy-to-read books that honestly talk about what it's like to be a child with a disability. Warm, colorful illustrations and simple, beautiful stories offer insights in dealing with children who have physical and mental disabilities.

 

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