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Accessible scuba diving

Exploring the Ocean: How to Make Scuba Diving Adaptable

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With summer being the perfect time for a getaway, there are a lot of activities and adventures that can take you off the shore and into the big blue. One of these…
wheelchair accessible activities

Wheelchair Accessible Summer Activities on a Budget

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Summer is just around the corner—how are you going to spend it? For some it is all about soaking up some sun, or maybe just relaxing and spending time with the…
wheelchair accessible trails

It’s a Walk in the Park: Finding Wheelchair Accessible Parks Near You

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It's officially spring, and as the temperatures start to climb outdoor adventures should be at the top of your "to do" list. The National Parks Service is a great…
Wheelchair Fitness

Affordable and Accessible Fitness at Home

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Gym memberships for individuals in wheelchairs can be expensive and many gyms struggle to provide accessibility options for getting around. Many gyms do not offer…
Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities

Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities

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Adaptive and Accessible Wintertime Activities The colder months have a tendency to leave us feeling sluggish and craving extended naps. Although getting enough…
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Tricks for Treats: Tips for an Accessible Halloween

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Halloween is just around the corner and even if your child has a disability, they should not be denied the chance to get dressed up and have some fun. This is a…
Accessible Social Activities

Accessible Social Activities in Your Area

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One of the most important things we can do to improve our mood, health and well-being is to stay active within our community. Whether it’s once a month or a few…
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38th Annual Veterans Wheelchair Games Commence

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Military service veterans who use wheelchairs don’t just watch sports – they’re part of the action! They enjoy competitive events including basketball, softball,…
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News of the Cool: Star Wars-inspired Robotic Hand Lets Pianist Play Again

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Just as Luke Skywalker does with his robotic hand in the Star Wars film series, a new ultrasonic sensor allows amputees to control each of their prosthetic fingers…
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Preparing to Travel With a Disability

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With the holidays drawing near, it’s time to get plans for family visits and end-of-year trips finalized before the busy season is in full swing. Traveling with…