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Adaptive recreation organizations.

THE FOLLOWING NATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS offer adaptive sports and recreational activities and/or information on these topics for people of many abilities. In addition to providing a variety of opportunities for fun and social interaction, some of the listed organizations also offer support groups. Most have local chapters, or they can provide referrals to other local organizations, which offer similar activities.

USING THIS DIRECTORY

Numbers correspond to items listed in the Key to Services. When available, email addresses and Web sites have been included. Email addresses are indicated by the symbol, [e-mail]. Web sites are listed with the standard http:// before each. (Unless otherwise indicated, all telephone numbers are for voice only.)

This directory is current as of November 2008.

Camping/Outdoor Activities

ADAPTIVE SPORTS CENTER

PO Box 1639

Crested Butte, CO 81224

(866) 349-2296

(970) 349 5075

(970) 349-2077 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@adaptivesports.org

http://www.adaptivesports.org

AMERICAN CAMP ASSOCIATION

5000 State Road 67 North

Martinsville, IN 46151

(800) 428-2267

(765) 342-2065 (FAX)

http:/www.campparents.org

1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9 English/Spanish

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA

1325 Walnut Hill Lane

Irving, TX 75038-2079

(972) 580-2000 Ext. S306

(972) 580-2079 (FAX)

http://www.boyslife.org

2,5,6 English

BRECKENRIDGE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER

PO Box 697

Breckenridge, CO 80424

(800) 383-2632

(970) 453-6422

(970) 453-4676 (FAX)

http://www.boec.org

1,2 English

COOPERATIVE WILDERNESS HANDICAPPED OUTDOOR GROUP IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY

PO Box 8128

Pocatello, ID 83209

(208) 282-3912

(208) 282-4600 (FAX)

[e-mail] derocind@isu.edu

http://www.isu.edu/cwhog/

GIRL SCOUTS OF THE USA

Membership and Program Group

420 5th Avemue

New York, NY 10018-2798

(800) 478-7248

(212) 852-8000

http://www.girlscouts.org

INTERNATIONAL WHEELCHAIR AVIATORS

PO Box 4140

Big Bear Lake CA 92314

(951) 529-2644

(909) 585-7156 (FAX)

[e-mail] mike@specificcrestavaition.com

http://www.wheelchairaviators.org

1,2,4,9 English

SPLORE ACCESSIBLE OUTDOOR ADVENTURES

Erik Rolstad

880 E. 3375 S.

Salt Lake City, UT 84106

(801) 484-4128

(801) 484-4177 (FAX)

[e-mail] susans@splore.org

http://www.splore.org

1,2,3,4,5 English

VISIONS/VACATION CAMP FOR THE BLIND

500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Fl.

New York, NY 10013-1354

(212) 625-1616 Ext. 135

(212) 219-4078 (FAX)

http://www.visionsvcb.org

2,4 Spanish, Hebrew and Russian

OUTWARD BOUND WILDERNESS

101 E. Chapman Street

Ely, MN 55731

(800) 321-HIKE

(218) 365-7790

(218) 365-7079 (FAX)

[e-mail] interceptadvisor@outwardbound.org

http://www.vobs.com

2,6 English

WELLNESS G.I.F.T.S.

7531 Mitchellsville Road

Bath, NY 14810

(607) 776-3737

(607) 359-4422

(607) 776-4345 (FAX)

[e-mail] welliness@retreats.com

http://www.giftsretreats.com

2,4 English

WILDERNESS ON WHEELS FOUNDATION

PO Box 1007

Wheat Ridge, CO 80034

(303) 403-1110

[e-mail] wow@ecentral.com

http://www.wildernessonwheels.org

Canoeing

AMERICAN CANOE ASSOCIATION

1304 Central Park Boulevard

Suite 210

Fredericksburg, VA 22401

(540) 907-4460

(888) 229-3792 (FAX)

[e-mail] aca@americancanoe.org

http://: www.americancanoe.org

1,2,3,4,5,7 English

Flying

FREEDOM'S WINGS INTERNATIONAL

PO Box 7076

East Brunswick, NJ 8816

(800) 382-1197

http://www.freedomswings.org

INTERNATIONAL WHEELCHAIR AVIATORS

PO Box 2799

Big Bear Lake, CA 92314

(909) 585-9663

(909) 585-7156 (FAX)

[e-mail] mike@specificcrestavaition.com

www.wheelchairsavaitors.org

1,2,4,9 English

Golf

NATIONAL AMPUTEE GOLF ASSOCIATION (NAGA)

Bob Wilson, Exec. Dir.

NAGA

11 Walnut Hill Rd

Amherst, NH 03031

(800) 633-6242

(603) 672-6444

(603) 672-2987 (FAX)

[e-mail] b1naga@aol.com

http://www.nagagolf.org

1,2,6 English

Horseback Riding

NEW YORK THERAPEUTIC RIDING CENTER

336 E. 71st Street, 3-D

New York, NY 10021

(212) 535-3917 (PHONE &FAX)

[e-mail] brodie.equestria@pfizer.com

www.nytrc.org

2 English and Spanish

NORTH AMERICAN RIDING FOR THE HANDICAPPED ASSOCIATION (NARHA)

PO Box 33150

7475 Dakin Street, Suite 600

Denver, CO 80233

(800) 369-7433 Ext. 109

(303) 452-1212

(303) 252-4610 (FAX)

[e-mail] narha@narha.org

http://www.narha.org

Scuba

HANDICAPPED SCUBA ASSOCIATION

1104 El Prado

San Clemente, CA 92672-4637

(949) 498-4540

(949) 498-6128

[e-mail] hsa@hsascuba.com

http://www.hsascuba.com

Shooting

NRA DISABLED SHOOTING SERVICES

National Rifle Association

11250 Waples Mill Road

Fairfax, VA 22030

(703) 267-1495

(703) 267-3941 (FAX)

http://www.nrahq.org/compete/disabled.asp

ADAPTIVE HUNTING & SHOOTING SPORTS

102 Park Avenue

Rockledge, PA 19046

(212) 663-0102

Skiing

AMERICAN BLIND SKIING FOUND

8100 Foster Lane, #310

Niles, IL 60714

(312) 409-1605

[e-mail] ABSF@absf.org

http://www.absf.org

SKI FOR LIGHT, INC.

1455 West Lake Street

Minneapolis, MN 55408

(612) 827-3232

http://www.sfl.org/

NATIONAL SPORTS CENTER FOR THE DISABLED

Beth Fox

PO Box 1290

Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-1540

(303) 316-1540

(970)726.4112 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@nscd.org

http://www.nscd.org

2 (skiing & other sports)

US DISABLED SKI TEAM

PO Box 100

1500 Kearns Blvd

Park City, UT 84060

(435) 647-2082

(435) 649-3613 (FAX)

[e-mail] shop@ussa.org

http://www.usskiteam.org

6,7 English

Softball

NATIONAL WHEELCHAIR SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION

6000 West Floyd Avenue #110

Denver, CO 80227

(303) 842-1229

[e-mail] wheelchairsoftball@comcast.net

http://www.wheelchairsoftball.org

Table Tennis

AMERICAN WHEELCHAIR TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION

23 Parker Street

Port Chester, NY 10573

(914) 879-5184

(914) 937-3932 (PHONE & FAX)

[e-mail] johnsonjennifer@yahoo.com

http://www.mscpva.org/table_tennis.shtml

General Sport

AIM

(Adventures in Movement) for the Handicapped

945 Danbury Road

Dayton, OH 45420

(800) 332-8210

(937) 294-4611

(937) 294-3783 (FAX)

[e-mail] aimforthehandicapped@aimforthehandicapped.org

http://www.aimforthehandicapped.org

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY & RECREATION

1900 Association Dr.

Reston, VA 20191-1599

(800) 213-7193

(703) 476-3400

(703) 476-9527 (FAX)

http://www.apar.org

1,2,3 English

AMERICAN AMPUTEE FOUNDATION, INC.

PO Box 250218

Little Rock, AR 72225

(501) 666-2523

(501) 835-9290

(501) 666-8367 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@americanamputee.org

http://www.americanamputee.org

2,4 English

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

Home Office

2008 Charlotte Avenue

Nashville, TN 37203

(800) 227-2345

http://www.cancer.org

2,4,5,6,7,8,9 English and Spanish

BENEFICIAL DESIGNS, INC.

2240 Meridian Boulevard, Suite C

Mindon, NV 89423-8628

(775) 783-8822

(775) 783 8823 (FAX)

[e-mail] mail@beneficialdesigns.com

http://www.beneficialdesigns.com

2,6,7,8,9 English

COURAGE CENTER

3915 Golden Valley Road

Minneapolis, MN 55422

(888) 846-8253

(763) 520-0562 (FAX)

http://www.courage.org/

FRIENDSHIP VENTURES DISABLED SPORTS USA

451 Hungerford Dr., Suite 100

Rockville, MD 20850

(301) 217-0960

(301) 217-0968 (FAX)

http://www.dsusa.org

1,5

HOUSTON CHALLENGERS

1475 West Gray, Suite 166

Houston, TX 77095

(713) 521-3737

(713) 942-6159

http://www.houstonchallengers.com/home/

Wheelchair sports including basketball, bowling, boccia, soccer, and swimming.

NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER

PO Box 682799

Park City, UT 84068

(435) 649-3991 (VOICE & TDD)

(435) 658-3992 (FAX)

http://www.nac1985.org

1,2,3,4,6 English, Spanish, and Braille

LEAGUE OF DREAMS, INC.

Frank Kolarek, President

1901 Clifden Road

Balitmore, MD 21228

(410) 719-1641

[e-mail] fkolarek@leagueofdreams.org

http://www.leagueofdreams.org

NATIONAL ABILITY CENTER (NAC)

Brooke Hafets

PO Box 682799

Park City, UT 84068

(435) 649-3991

(435) 658-3992

[e-mail] info@nac1985.org

http://www.NAC1985.org

5 English, Spanish, ASL

NATIONAL CENTER ON PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND DISABILITY

Univeristy of Illinios at Chicago

Dept. of Disability and Human Development

College of Applied and Health Sciences

1640 West Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60608-6904

(800) 900-8086 (VOICE & TDD)

(312) 355-4058 (FAX)

[e-mail] ncpad@uic.edu

http://www.ncpad.org

1,2,3,4,5,6,9 English, some Spanish, alternative formats for VI

NATIONAL CENTER ON ACCESSIBILITY

501 North Morton St, Suite 109

Bloomington, IN 47404-2698

(812) 856-4422 (VOICE)

(812) 856-4421 (TDD)

(812) 856-4480 (FAX)

[e-mail] nca@indiana.edu

http://www.ncaonline.org

6

PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA

801 Eighteenth Street NW

Washington, DC 20006-3517

(800) 424-8200

(202) 872-1300

(202) 955-8358 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@pva.org

http://www.pva.org

SPECIAL OLYMPICS INTERNATIONAL

1133 19th Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20005

(202) 628-3630

(202) 824-0200 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@specialolympics.org

http://www.specialolympics.org

1,2,5,7

US ASSOCIATION OF BLIND ATHLETES (USABA)

33 N. Institute Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

(719) 630-0422

(719) 630-0616 (FAX)

[e-mail] mlucas@usaba.org

http://www.usaba.org

1,2,3,4,5,7 English

NATIONAL DISABILITY SPORTS ALLIANCE

Jerry McCole

25 West Independence Way

Kingston, RI 02882

(401) 792-7130

(401) 792-7132 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@ndsaonline.org

http://www.ndsaonline.org

1,2,3,4,5,7

NATIONAL SPORTS CENTER FOR THE DISABLED

PO Box 1290

Winter Park, CO 80482

(970) 726-1540

(303) 316-1540

(970) 726-4112 (FAX)

http://www.nscd.org

2

SPECIAL OLYMPICS, INC.

1133 19 STREET, N.W.

Washington, DC 20036-3604

(202) 628-3630

(202) 824-0200 (FAX)

[e-mail] info@specialolympics.org

http://www.specialolympics.org

1,2,5,7

KEY TO SERVICES

1. Periodical/newsletter

2. Informational materials

3. Networking/matching

4. Referrals to local resources

5. Local chapters

6. National conferences

7. National advocacy efforts

8. Fund research

9. Maintain research registry
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