Staff training and inclusive programming resources

This section of our website contains useful links to adaptive recreation equipment websites, adaptive sport and recreation associations and information resources that may be of use to you in your efforts to actively engage in recreation and leisure activities in your community.  We have also provided our contact information if you would like to explore staff or volunteer training sessions on inclusive recreation.  Enjoy! 


aad ADAPTIVE RECREATION EQUIPMENT WEBSITES AND CATALOGUES 


Access to Recreation

Gardening with Ease

Manufacturing Genuine Thrills: IKan Bowler

Fishing has no Boundaries

Dick Blick: Special needs

  Wheelchair Net: provides web links to equipment and resources  

USA Tech Guide

Adaptive Mall

Extensions for Independence

Aquatic Access

Spokes N Motion


 USEFUL RECREATION FOCUSED WEBSITES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILTIES


 American Dance Wheels (local)

National  Arts and Disability Center

Disabled Sports USA

VSA, the International Organization on Art and Disability

Adaptive Photography

Philadelphia PowerPlay: (Local -power wheelchair floor hockey)

Pegasus Riding Academy (Local)

Quest Therapeutic Riding (Local)

Handicapped Scuba Association

American Water Ski Association

Jardel Recreation Center Programs for Special Populations (Local)

Carousel House (Local)

PA Center for Adaptive Sports (Local)

 National Center on Physical Activity and Disability  

International Association for Disabled Sailing

American Disabled Golfers Association

National Alliance for Accessible Golf

United States Tennis Association(click on link for Adaptive Tennis)

Wheelchair Sports USA

United Cerebral Palsy:(Sports and Leisure Resources)


OTHER USEFUL SITES


  Americans with Disabilities Act 

Kids Included Together: National Training Center on Inclusion 

National Center on Accessibility

National Institute on Recreation Inclusion Resource Center

New York State Inclusive Recreation Resource Center

Institute on Community Integration


USEFUL MAGAZINES


Ability: http://www.abilitymagazine.com/

Active Living (Play to Podium Magazine): http://play2podium.com/

Exceptional Parent: http://www.eparent.com/

Special Living: http://www.specialiving.com/

Sports N Spokes: http://www.pvamagazines.com/sns/

Paraplegia News: http://www.pvamagazines.com/pnnews/

New Mobility: http://www.newmobility.com/

Mainstream: http://www.mainstream-mag.com/


  STAFF AND VOLUNTEER TRAINING


 Experience has shown that inclusion is not possible without staff and volunteers that are prepared and committed to serving children with disabilities. Contact Temple Univerisity's Therapeutic Recreation Program (recreationtherapy@temple.edu) or any of the IRC partners to discuss staff and volunteer training needs your agency may have related to inclusive recreation programming.


 

 

bility: http://www.abilitymagazine.com/

Active Living (Play to Podium Magazine): http://play2podium

Exceptional Parent: http://www.epar

Special Living: http://www.specialiving.com/

Sports N Spokes: http://www.pvamagazines.com/sns/

Paraplegia News: http://www.pvamagazines.com/pnnews/

New Mobility: http://www.newmobility.com/

Mainstream: http://www.mainstream-mag.co