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  • Ability First L.L. Frank Work Center
    AbilityFirst provides programs and services to help children and adults with physical and developmental disabilities reach their full potential throughout their lives. We offer a broad range of employment, recreational and socialization programs and operate 12 accessible residential housing complexes.

  • Accessible Racing
    Accessible Racing gives new meaning to “handicapping” in motor sports, developing a new market,with new fundng strategy. Physically challenged are invited to “Arrive & Drive” a real NASCAR, modified with variable effort steering, electric gas & brake, and most importantly dual controls on the instructiors side of the racecar for saftey.

  • Adapted Sports & Recreation – San Antonio, TX
    Provide numerous adapted sports & recreation opportunities to the San Antonio community serving individuals with physical and intellectual challenges through the Parks & Recreation Department

  • Adaptive Sports Center
    The Adaptive Sports Center improves the quality of life of people with disabilities through outdoor adventure activities. The programs we offer are inclusive to families and friends, empower our participants in their daily lives and have an enduring impact on their health, self-confidence and well-being.

  • American Camp Association is a comprehensive camp resource for families—offering expert advice from camp professionals on camp selection, readiness, child and youth development, and issues of importance to families.

  • ARC Fresno
    Arc Fresno, is committed to enriching the quality of life for individuals with developmental disabilities by providing and developing an array of opportunities designed to maximize their potential as members of the community.

  • Arc of Chester County
    The mission of The Arc of Chester County is to advocate, educate and provide services to empower individuals with disabilities and their families to enhance the quality of their lives. The Arc offers programs and services in the following areas: early intervention, employment, advocacy, life skills training, community habilitation, camps, housing, transportation, autism training and support and housing options.

  • ARC: VC Community Connections West
    The Arc of Ventura County is a private, nonprofit organization founded in 1954 that provides educational, vocational and residential services for people with developmental disabilities.

  • Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
    Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ACBVI) has been providing services for individuals since 1947. ACBVI is committed to “enhancing the quality of life for people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired.” Our services are available to adults who are legally blind or visually impaired as well as those who have a degenerative eye condition which may eventually become a visual impairment. These services are offered separately or concurrently according to the individual needs of the qualifying client.

  • Autism Outreach Project
    The purpose of the Autism Outreach Project is to develop a state-wide system in which identification, program development, placement, and staff development activities are coordinated to appropriately serve school districts, parents, agencies, and students with autism spectrum disorders throughout the state of Washington, in order to improve the educational outcomes of these students.

  • AYSO – American Youth Soccer Organization
    AYSO offers a quality soccer experience for individuals whose physical or mental disabilities make it difficult for them to successfully participate on mainstream soccer teams. Ages 5 – 90!

  • Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center
    From Alaska to Arizona, Banner Health’s dedicated medical professionals are fulfilling our mission of providing excellent patient care to thousands of people in need through hospital care, home care, hospice care, long-term care, nursing registries, surgery centers, laboratories and rehabilitation services. Banner Health is the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Our Western Region facilities serve a number of rural areas — many are the only inpatient facilities available within the community.

  • Bayview Nursing and Rehabilitation
    Our nursing center provides a full range of medical services to treat the residents who live with us and the patients who come to us for short-term, episodic medical or rehabilitative care. The care we deliver includes daily nursing, pharmacy, dietary and social services for all residents and patients, as well as a range of specific services. We invite you to visit and see for yourself the face of quality care.

  • Bicycles/Tricyles- Lose The Training Wheels, INC.
    Our program uses unique adapted bikes allow children to Lose the Training Wheels™ and ride conventional bicycles. We are involved in a program and its delivery to permit children to literally “Lose the Training Wheels™.” We can help your son or daughter, and other children, to lose their training wheels as well.

  • Blaze Sports
    Blaze Sports is a nonprofit organization that advances the lives of youth and adults with physical disability through sport and healthy lifestyles. BlazeSports provides sports training, competitions, summer camps and other sports and recreational opportunities for youth and adults with spinal cord injury, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, muscular dystrophy, amputation, visual impairment or blindness as well as other physical disabilities.

  • Breckonridge Outdoor Education Center
    Adaptive Outdoor Education and Adventure for People of All Abilities–skiing, rafting, wilderness camping, climbing, cycling and more!

  • Buffalo, Hanover, Montrose Schools
    The Opening Doors program serves the recreation and life skill needs of disabled adults in all or portions of Wright, Hennepin, Sherburne, McCleod and Carver Counties in Minnesota.

  • California Elwyn
    Preparing adults with disabilities for employment is the hallmark of services at Elwyn Inc.’s West Coast satellite, Elwyn California. Clients can choose from a menu of employment services that extend from identifying their employment interests to providing on-the-job supervision.

  • Camp Treck
    Adaptive Adventures is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization working to advance the quality of life of people with disabilities through year-round outdoor sports and recreation. Headquartered in Evergreen, Colorado, Adaptive Adventures identifies, promotes and provides progressive sports and recreation opportunities for children and adults of all ages, with physical disabilities.

  • Canoeing- American Canoe Association
    The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a nationwide, not for profit organization that is in service to the broader paddling public by providing education on matters related to paddling, supporting stewardship of the paddling environment, and enabling programs and events to support paddlesport recreation.

  • Carey Services
    Carey Services is a community-based organization which receives strong support from a broad cross-section of consumers, families, businesses and charitable interests. Supports and services are determined through person-centered planning, whereby consumers and their families direct the planning and allocation of resources to meet their own individual life goals.

  • Center for Enriched Living
    The Center for Enriched Living exists so that people with developmental disabilities can be fully included in the community, achieve personal success, and enjoy a good quality of life. The Center is a non-residential, social enrichment and skill-development center dedicated to serving people with developmental disabilities or special needs, primarily mild to moderate mental retardation. A private, not-for-profit organization, The Center is the Chicago area’s premier educational, recreational and social facility for this very deserving population.

  • Central Connecticut Association for Retarted Citizens Inc.
    CCARC, Inc. offers services for individuals with mental retardation and a spectrum of other disabilities, including blindness, hearing impairment, aphasia and autism.As a private, not-for-profit agency, CCARC, Inc. has a unique mission – to make dreams happen for persons with developmental disabilities. Through residential and supported living arrangements, employment, vocational training, recreation, clinical servies, advocacy and intervention CCARC, Inc. (Central Connecticut Association for Retarded Citizens) has improved the lives of countless indiviuals and their families, and enhanced the community’s understanding about individuals with mental retardation.

  • Challenged Athletes Playing Equally (C.A.P.E.)
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to providing sports and activities for children (and adults) with special needs. Organized sports programs in baseball, basketball, bowling, hockey, soccer and more with uniforms, trophies and prizes all for the express purpose of increasing social skills and improving self esteem.

  • Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation
    Champaign-Urbana Special Recreation (CUSR) was formed through a cooperative agreement with the Champaign and Urbana Park Districts to provide recreation programs and leisure services for residents with disabilities. Inclusion and specialized programs are available. We provide quality recreation programs for people with disabilities by hiring and training qualified staff, providing staff ratios which ensure program safety and success, and adapting programs and equipment to meet the needs of the participants.

  • Clausen House
    We create opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities to gain competency, develop relationships and join the community with increasing command over their own lives. We are a non-profit corporation serving more than 180 adults from the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Common Ground Outdoor Adventures
    Common Ground Outdoor Adventures’ mission is to provide life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities. We provide adaptive equipment and support, which enable people with disabilities to participate in outdoor recreation alongside their peers.

  • Communication Innovations
    Communication Innovations’ team of licensed therapists specialize in supporting your child’s development through individualized comprehensive programs developed through clinical expertise and best practice guidelines.

  • Connect to Community

    Mission: Connect to Community is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to finding and facilitating purposeful employment and enjoyment for adults with developmental disabilities. Further, in an effort to help these adults live the lives they desire and deserve within the community, we will provide person-centered services across all aspects of community life.

  • Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group- Idaho State University
    The Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (CW HOG), a regional self-help group, was established in 1981 to provide recreational opportunities for people of all abilities. The program is a department of Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

  • Corner Stone Services Inc.
    From 24-hour supervision to Intermittent Community Integrated Living Arrangements, Cornerstone encourages choice and independence in its residential alternative services.Cornerstone’s employment services program works with individuals to find and retain jobs in their own communities. Field trips combined with classroom training help individuals develop the skills necessary to lead an active life in the community. Cornerstone’s nationally-recognized behavioral health services provide many options for individuals with mental health issues, including outpatient counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation, and community housing.

  • Courage Center
    We offer a wide range of services that improve independence and quality of life for people of all ages and abilities. Services include rehabilitation therapies, inpatient transitional rehabilitation, pain management, accessible fitness centers and pools, vocational and community-based services, behavioral/mental health therapies, family support, camping, and sports and recreation programs.

  • Creative Work Systems
    Creative Work Systems seeks to enable persons with cognitive, physical and psychiatric handicaps to increase or regain self-sufficiency through employment, independent living support, and personal skills development and social/interpersonal opportunities.

  • Desert Area Resources & Training
    Our mission is to provide services and opportunities to people who have developmental disabilities or other special needs, so they and their families can pursue the dreams and lifestyles they choose.

  • Disabled Sports USA-Friendship Ventures
    Mission Statement: “To provide the opportunity for individuals with disabilities to gain confidence and dignity through participation in sports, recreation and related educational programs.”

  • DREAMS Foundation of Acadiana
    We are a foundation that provides activities and sports for children and adults with specials needs in the Lafayette, LA and surrounding areas.

  • Elwyn Delaware
    Elwyn is a unique organization. Founded in 1852, Elwyn has been providing services to people with special needs for over 150 years. Today, Elwyn is nationally recognized as a pioneer in developing groundbreaking programs for children and adults with disabilities and disadvantages. Our innovative culture and dedicated staff enable us to help more than 12,000 people build more independent, productive lives.

  • Envision Unlimited
    For over 50 years, Envision Unlimited has served people with disabilities across all ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Today, our wide array of home and community-based programs benefit over 1,500 individuals across the state of Illinois. Envision provides day programs, community living services, employment services, a foster care program, and mental health services.

  • Fairfax County Therapeutic Recreation
    Therapeutic Recreation Services’ aim is to provide opportunities adults with disabilities so they may acquire the skills that enable them to participate in the recreation and leisure programs of their choice. Staff is committed to providing services, education, and resources that meet our participants’ interests, needs, and abilities on the road toward lifelong participation and enjoyment in recreation and leisure activities. Staff also provides support and advocacy to individuals who wish to participate in general recreation activities.

  • Fishing Has No Boundaries (R) Inc.
    Our mission is to provide outdoor “on the water” recreational fishing opportunities for all disabled persons and to create public awareness of the problems facing persons with disabilities and the short-fall of recreational opportunities.

  • FlagHouse
    FlagHouse is a global supplier of physical education equipment and products, equipment and programs to both physical education and recreation professionals.

  • Flying- Freedoms Wings International
    Freedom’s Wings International (FWI) is a non-profit organization run by and for people with physical disabilities. We provide the opportunity for those who are physically challenged to fly in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passenger or as a member of the flight training program.

  • Fox Valley Specail Recreaion Association (FVSRA)
    Fox Valley Special Recreation Association provides Athletic and Special Olympic opportunities throughout the year in a variety of sports which include: Basketball, Volleyball, Swimming, Softball, Soccer, Bocce, Tennis, Golf, Gymnastics, Track and Field, Powerlifting, and Bowling.

  • Gateway Arts Program, Crafts Store & Gallery
    Gateway Arts is a magical place filled with colorful crafts, contemplative and whimsical paintings and over 95 talented artists with disabilities learning a vocation while realizing their dreams. This unique, non-profit service includes the Studio Program, The Gateway Crafts Store, and The Gateway Gallery.

  • Gateway Center of Monterey County
    OUR MISSION is To be a caring and stimulating environment for the Developmentally Disabled where all people can achieve their individual goals safely and with dignity

  • General Sport- (AIM) Adventures in
    AIM helps mentally challenged, visually impaired, hearing impaired, physically handicapped, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, severe behavior disorder (SBD), severe behavior handicap (SBH), autism, the geriatric population, and other children and adults with special needs reach their highest potential through the AIM method. There is never a charge to handicapped children or their parents for our service, and no child is ever turned away. All funds are derived through donations from individuals, foundations, businesses, corporations, organizations, memberships, and fund raising events.

  • General Sports- League of Dreams, INC.
    The League of Dreams provides all individuals, regardless of their physical or mental capacities, the opportunity to experience the joy, challenges, and personal growth of playing the All-American games of baseball and softball.

  • General Sports- National Sports Center for the Disabled
    The mission of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is to provide quality outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs that positively impact the lives of people with physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

  • General Sports- Special Olympics International
    Special Olympics is an international nonprofit organization* dedicated to empowering individuals with intellectual disabilities to become physically fit, productive and respected members of society through sports training and competition.

  • General Sports- US Association of Blind Athletes (USABA)
    The United States Association of Blind Athletes enhances the lives of blind and visually impaired people by providing the opportunity for participation in sports and physical activity.

  • Girl Scouts of the USA
    Girl Scouts of the USA is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls—all girls—where, in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.

  • Great Lakes Adaptive Sports Association
    To promote and support the optimal development and well being for youth and adults who have a primary physical or visual impairment through the provision of inclusive recreational, fitness and competitive sports activities and to offer opportunities for empowerment through education, leadership and training in collaboration with community based organizations.

  • Handicapped Scuba Association Training Center of New Jersey
    HSA International Training Center of New Jersey is a scuba school dedicating itself to improving the physical and social well being of people with disabilities through the sport of scuba diving. By providing scuba training and scuba certification for disabled divers and able bodied divers. Enabling them to participate in a water sport locally and while on vacation travel. Disabled diving provides an excellent form of physical therapy. Classes are held at the CENTRASTATE MEDICAL CENTER.

  • HeART of the Spectrum
    We are an art mentoring program, art center, and community center specializing in serving persons who are on the autism spectrum.

  • Home of the Guiding Hands
    Home of Guiding Hands provides services to more than 380 individuals with developmental disabilities in San Diego’s East County, California. We serve individuals and their families in several different residential settings and provide various services in accordance with the needs of each individual.

  • HOPE Fitness
    Fitness Training for Individuals with ALL types of Disabilities and OPEN to the public. The FIRST fitness center of its’ kind!

  • Horesback Riding- Connections Theraputic Riding Center-New York
    We have found that structure and consistency, as well as early intervention provides an excellent setting for integration. Using a combination of Equine Assisted Therapy and Educational Kinesiology, we affect both the vestibular and neurological systems. Our goal is for riders to attain an entirely new orientation through their experience of focus, increased verbalization, skills development, and increased sensory integration and tolerance.

  • Horesback Riding- North American Riding for the Handicapped Association (NARHA)
    Since 1969, the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association, Inc. (NARHA), has provided Equine Assisted Activity and Therapy (EAAT) programs in the United States and Canada through its network of nearly 800 member centers. Each year, dozens of new centers initiate new programs and more than 38,000 individuals with disabilities benefit from activities which include therapeutic riding, hippotherapy, equine assisted psychotherapy, driving, interactive vaulting, and competition.

  • Horesback Riding- Stable Influence Charity Programs
    The recreation and sports associated with horseback riding are not only enjoyable, but have been proven to be therapeutic. Individuals with disabilities are challenged by the activity, and are not only rewarded by it, but realize it as a road to recovery.

  • Inclusive Fitness Coalition
    The Inclusive Fitness Coalition is an expanded group of organizations and individuals representing a cross-section of the disability rights, sports, health/fitness and civil rights communities.

  • Independence Center
    Independence Center is committed to providing a comprehensive system of high quality programs and services that assists adults in the St. Louis metropolitan area with serious and persistent mental illnesses to live and work in the community, independently and with dignity.

  • International Wheelchair Aviators
    The Southern California Wheelchair Aviators (SCWA) was started by Bill Blackwood, Ed Hays, Dan Rodewald, and Neil Adler. Over the years it has developed into a worldwide group of disabled and able bodied (A/B) pilots interested in aviation and flying.

  • Island Dolphin Care
    Island Dolphin Care is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization that provides dolphin assisted therapy to children with critical illnesses, disabilities and special needs from all over the world. We invite you to meet our therapy staff, learn about dolphin assisted therapy, explore great resources for families, and meet our dolphins.

  • Joliet-Bolingbrook Special Recreation Association (JBSRA)
    The Bolingbrook Park District provides over 2,100 opportunities for recreation and self-improvement. These programs are avenues for pleasure, health, wellness and personal growth. Youth are offered constructive alternatives to gangs, violence and anti-social behavior resulting in stronger self-esteems. Bolingbrook Park District programs … a place where friendships are born and life long skills are cultivated.

  • Kentucky- Stewart Home School
    We are a beautiful loving environment for intellectually disabled people of all ages. We offer education, vocational training and placement, an incredible variety of recreational activities and a wide choice of friends from all across the country and the world.

  • Keshet
    Founded in 1982, Keshet provides educational, recreational and vocational programs for children and young adults with special needs.

  • Kids On Wheels
    The Kids On Wheels site focuses on roller skating, roller blading, skate boarding, inline skates, and bike riding. Kids, I hope you enjoy this web site. This site is not only for kids because parents need to chill out too! Safety is our first and most important issue. Be sure to check out our safety section, frequently asked questions, jokes, online games, newsletter, and shop for new wheels.

  • Lakeshore Foundation
    Lakeshore Foundation offers a wide range of fitness, recreation, athletic and education programs to children and adults who experience diagnostic conditions including spinal cord injuries, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, amputation, and visual impairment.

  • Lambs Farm Inc.
    Located in Libertyville, Illinois, Lambs Farm is a place that, most importantly, empowers an extraordinary group of more than 250 people with developmental disabilities to lead personally fulfilling lives.

  • Lanakila Rehabilitation Center
    Lanakila is a major non-profit organization that has been serving the communities of Hawaii for more than 60 years. Our present day mission is to offer programs and services to adults with cognitive, physical, social, or age-related challenges that build and support higher levels of independence and an improved quality of life. We achieve this through the following programs: Adult Day Services, Workforce Development, and Meals on Wheels.

  • Laradon Hall Society for Exceptional Children and Adults
    Laradon specializes in services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. We operate 11 programs which are designed to help each individual develop to his or her fullest potential. Laradon is more than an organization, we are a support network made up of people who care – and are committed to helping people with developmental disabilities maximize their independence in a dynamic world.

  • Learning Services Corporation
    Every day, our experienced, caring teams of professionals help injured individuals and their families to a better quality of life. We work to assess each resident’s progress and develop a coordinated care plan on the path to independence, setting realistic and attainable goals on the road to recovery.

  • Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA)
    Lincolnway Special Recreation Association (LWSRA), an agency that provides adaptive and special recreation for individuals with disabilities.LWSRA offers a wide variety of quality programs, including participation in Special Olympics Illinois, each season to residents of all ages and all abilities. Social programs, programs for children, trips, special events, athletic programs, and an adult day program, are some of the many choices provided in our brochure which is published three times a year.

  • Little City Foundation Center for the Arts
    The Studio Arts program is a fne arts center for adults where professional artists serve as facilitators in an open studio setting. The arts program enables its participants to explore a full range of art mediums, such as drawing, painting, sculpture, pottery, and graphic design. Selected works from the studio arts program are showcased at gallery exhibitions and art fairs.

  • Little League Challenger Division
    The Little League Challenger Division is an adaptive division of Little League for boys and girls ages 5-18, or anyone still enrolled in high school. It allows boys and girls with mental and/or physical challenges the opportunity to enjoy the games of baseball and softball.

  • MacDonald Training Center
    Independence is something that is important to us all. Our GateWay Services are designed to assist you in preparing to achieve greater independence so you may lead the life you choose. If you want to make decisions for yourself, be independent, and lead the life you choose…a home of your own and a meaningful job are important to you.

  • Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR)
    The Maine-Niles Association of Special Recreation (M-NASR) is dedicated to improving the quality of life for children, teens and adults with physical, mental and emotional disabilities by providing quality therapeutic recreational programs. Therapeutic recreation is a professional service which uses “recreation” as a treatment and education modality. This service helps people with disabilities exercise their right to a lifestyle that focuses on functional independence and well-being in clinical, residential and community settings.

  • Marklund Center for Children
    Marklund offers a variety of programs and services designed to provide infants, children and adults a full life experience that encompasses all realms of their needs: Loving medical and dental care provided by outstanding professionals, Home-like residential facilities in both Bloomingdale and Geneva, State-of-the-art rehabilitative therapies, Quality education and day services, Exceptional community-based programs, including Respite and Early Intervention.

  • Miami Lighthouse for the Blind
    Miami Lighthouse has an experienced management team. Its CEO and other senior management have demonstrated outstanding professional acumen in their respective fields. This team is dedicated to offering the most effective state-of-the-art techniques and care to persons who are blind or severely visually impaired, as well as its new initiative in eye wellness.

  • Misericordia Home
    The Mission of Misericordia/Heart of Mercy is to support individuals with developmental disabilities in maximizing their level of independence and self-determination within an environment that fosters spirituality, dignity, respect and enhancement of quality of life. We promote development of natural family and community support, community awareness, education and advocacy.

  • National Ability Center
    The National Ability Center empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.The National Ability Center offers a wide variety of programs both seasonally and year-round. Activities include alpine and Nordic skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, horseback riding, hippotherapy, indoor rock climbing, swimming, archery, sled hockey, cycling, water-skiing, wakeboarding, kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and challenge course activities.

  • National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA)
    Welcome to the National Amputee Golf Association. Incorporated in 1954, NAGA was comprised of a small group of amputee golfers who played friendly games that quickly developed into regional tournament play in various cities across the United States. Today, NAGA has over 2500 members worldwide.

  • National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability
    Founded in 1999, the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) is a public health practice and resource center on health promotion for people with disability. NCHPAD seeks to help people with disability and other chronic health conditions achieve health benefits through increased participation in all types of physical and social activities, including fitness and aquatic activities, recreational and sports programs, adaptive equipment usage, and more. NCHPAD actively works to create healthy equity for people with disability by providing individualized information, referral and consultation services to people with disability, families, caregivers, policymakers, community members, health care practitioners and public health professionals through an expansive array of web-based materials and health communication endeavors.

  • National Wheelchair Basketball Association
    The NWBA is made up of over 200 teams across the USA and Canada. We offer 6 different divisions and players ages 8 and older to compete in the sport of basketball.

  • Natonal Sports Center for the disabled
    The mission of the National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD) is to provide quality outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation programs that positively impact the lives of people with physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

  • New Hope Center- Special Recreation Services
    New Hope Center, Inc. is a community service agency that provides services to individuals with developmental disabilities. We are a not-for-profit community-based orginization committed to providing meaningful life experiences that instill a sense of purpose and accomplishment.

  • New Hope Services
    Some of New Hopes Specific services and programs include adult servicves, affordable housing, Child Advocacy and parental support, childcare, employment services, family preservation, health families, job traing centers, and supported living.

  • Noahs Ark of Central Florida
    “Noah’s Ark of Central Florida is committed to empowering individuals who have developmental disabilities by advocating on their behalf and by providing or facilitating meaningful employment, recreational and social opportunities and affordable housing choices.”

  • Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association
    Each year NEDSRA implements more than 600 quality recreation programs and services for both children and adults with disabilities.Quality recreational programs such as Adapted and Wheelchair Sports, DuPage Pro League, Kids Klub, Social Clubs, and Special Olympics sports are only a few of the diversified opportunities for fun and development.

  • Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association (NISRA)
    NISRA provides year round recreation activities for people with disabilities. Since 1976, children and adults of all ability levels have enjoyed socializing, building skills and having fun in hundreds of weekly programs, special events, camps and trips each year.

  • Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA)
    The Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) is an intergovernmental partnership of ten park districts, one city and one village in the northern suburban area of Chicago. NSSRA provides and facilitates year-round recreation programs and services for children and adults with disabilities who live in the partner communities.

  • Northlands Association Special Recreation (NASR)- Belvidere Park
    Belvidere Park District is a member of Northern Illinois Special Recreation (NASR). We strive to provide recreation programs for children and adults who have a mental disability, physical impairment or any other type of disability. The NASR partnership consists of Belvidere, Freeport and Rockford Park Districts.

  • Northlands Association Special Recreation (NASR)- Free Port Park
    Summer Program features Freeport Park District programs and services available for May through August.

  • Northlands Association Special Recreation (NASR)- Rock Ford
    Pack a picnic basket, get some exercise, take a dip in the lake, fish, ride a horse, explore the environment, shoot hoops, enjoy a game of softball, soccer, or tennis, or just kick back and relax under a shady tree…our parks offer something for everyone.

  • Northwest Special Recreation Association
    We exist to provide outstanding opportunities through recreation for children and adults with disabilities. NWSRA serves 17 northwest suburbs of Chicago.

  • Oak Lawn Park District/Special Recreation Cooperative
    NWSRA strives for each participant to function at his/her highest level of ability. Benefits of participation include increased socialization and community awareness, development of new leisure skills, increased physical and emotional well being, and increased self esteem, all in a fun, safe and structured recreation environment. Take Time For Fun and join our programs today! You will find that The Benefits are Endless. The Oak Lawn Park District is committed to promoting a strong sense of community by providing cultural and recreational opportunities in a fun and safe environment. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all ages, abilities, and ethnic backgrounds by offering a variety of leisure services that will promote physical and mental wellness. We are devoted to preserving open space as well as establishing and maintaining beautiful parks and facilities

  • Outward Bound Wilderness
    Outward Bound Wilderness is the nation’s leading, nonprofit adventure-education organization. We offer an array of exhilarating course activities in many of the beautiful and pristine wilderness areas throughout the United States and internationally. Our courses emphasize personal growth through hands-on experience and challenges. Students of all ages develop self-reliance, responsibility, teamwork, confidence and compassion, as well as environmental and community stewardship.

  • Paralyzed Veterans of America
    Paralyzed Veterans of America works to maximize the quality of life for its members and all people with SCI/D as a leading advocate for health care, SCI/D research and education, veterans’ benefits and rights, accessibility and the removal of architectural barriers, sports programs, and disability rights.

  • Parents & Friends
    Parents & Friends, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has served people with developmental disabilities for over fifty years. Governed by a local Board of Directors, we are dedicated to our mission to provide opportunities for persons with developmental challenges and similar needs to participate fully in our community.

  • Pennsylvania- Melmark
    Melmark is a comprehensive multi- service provider of residential, educational, therapeutic, and recreational services for children and adults with developmental disabilities including autism spectrum disorders, acquired brain injury, other neurological and genetic disorders, and related challenging behaviors.

  • People Services
    The mission of People Services, Inc., is to serve as the local community agency, providing the delivery of quality services for people with disabilities. Our purpose it to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities by providing services that promote life exploration and informed choices. To offer an array of service options that are designed to meet the needs, wants and desires of the person served.

  • Pine Caslte
    Pine Castle began as a school in 1952 to provide special education to children with developmental disabilities. We were founded by concerned parents who wanted their children to have the best possible education and opportunities in life. Today, we provide services to over 300 adults with developmental disabilities each year. We are one of the largest employers of people with disabilities in the Jacksonville area, and we are a nationally accredited organization.

  • Power Hockey
    provide a quality hockey program for persons who require the use of an electric (power) wheelchair in daily life. Through PowerHockey™, we seek to break down barriers associated with disability and sports. PowerHockey™ provides a competitive sports opportunity for persons not possessing the physical upper body strength needed to participate in other sports (such as wheelchair basketball, sled hockey, quad rugby, etc.).

  • Primrose Supported Employment Programs
    Our mission is to transform the lives of people with developmental disabilities by providing opportunities to achieve their fullest potential.

  • Ray Graham Association
    Since 1950, Ray Graham Association for People with Disabilities has been supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities. Today, Ray Graham Association serves…children and adults…providing developmental, recreational, residential, respite and vocational services.

  • Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
    RHI opened its doors in January 1992 as one of the largest freestanding rehabilitation hospitals in the Midwest. Our continuum provides inpatient acute services, and outpatient and vocational rehabilitation services for adults with spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, strokes, amputations, orthopedic conditions, neuromuscular diseases, burns and related disabilities. RHI is a community collaboration between Clarian Health and St. Vincent Health.

  • Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, Inc.
    For more than 50 years, SCVBC has provided support to individuals facing the uncertainties, fears, and challenges related to uncorrectable vision loss. We are a community-based organization dedicated to increasing the confidence, independence, and quality of life of the blind and visually impaired. SCVBC tackles complex vision loss issues comprehensively through rehabilitative, educational, and recreational services that ensure the long-term independence and empowerment of our clients.

  • Seagull Industries for the Disabled
    Seagull gives hope through advocacy and a variety of educational, social, vocational and residential programs. These programs are designed to encourage self-reliance, achievement and economic independence.

  • Sertoma Centre
    Sertoma Centre, Inc., is a nationally accredited, not-for-profit agency that provides services to more than 650 individuals with developmental, physical and emotional disabilities, and/or mental illness. These services include vocational evaluation, developmental training, community-based assessments, senior programming, work adjustment training, residential services, janitorial skill training, foster care, job placement services, supported employment, specialized services, school transition services, psychosocial rehabilitation,autism services, and a sheltered workshop program.

  • Shooting- NRA Disabled Shooting Services
    NRA Disabled Shooting Services Program offers services that enable thousands of Americans with physical disabilities to enjoy a variety of shooting activities, including competitive events and hunting.

  • Skiing and other Sports- National Sports Center for the Disabled
    Founded in 1970, the National Sports Center for the Disabled’s mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive recreation programs in over 20 sports. The NSCD’s impact on lives is direct, immediate and visible. Over 17,000 lessons were provided in 2006 alone. 21st International Congress On Adapted Sport Denver Nuggets AbilityCAMP 2008 Winter Volunteers Needed! For More Information Click Here.

  • Skiing- American Blind Skiing Foundation
    ABSF was founded in 1971 and is a non-profit tax exempt (501-C3) national organization chartered in the State of Illinois. The purpose of ABSF is to provide an educational skiing program that is open to any blind or visually impaired person in the hope of providing both physical and psychological therapeutic value.

  • Skiing- Ski for Light, INC.
    Ski for Light, Inc. is an all-volunteer, non-profit, organization founded in 1975. The mission of the organization is to teach blind, visually- and mobility-impaired adults how to cross-country ski, in an atmosphere that encourages participants to realize that the only true limitations that they face because of their disability are the limitations that they place on themselves.

  • SNACK (Special Needs Activity Center for Kids)
    SNACK, the Special Needs Activity Center for Kids, is the creation of New York mom and SNACK’s Executive Director, Jackie Ceonzo. After being unable to find a fulfilling program for her son, Joey, whose disabilities fall on the autism spectrum, she worked with a team of professionals to create a place for special needs children with challenging behaviors to socialize and enjoy recreational activities while learning practical skills in a collaborative, fun and welcoming environment. The mission of SNACK, a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, is to fill a void in the lives of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other similar developmental and behavioral disabilities by providing after-school and weekend recreational programs designed and staffed to address their needs. Our mission is accomplished by establishing activity centers that offer a variety of group and individual activities to provide these children with the help they need to thrive – the opportunity to make friends, improve skill levels, build confidence, participate in activities that typical kids do everyday and have some fun. SNACK programs, geared toward children ages 3-18 with special needs, are designed and staffed to address challenging behavioral issues, increase skill levels and promote improved social interaction.A variety of group and individual activities are offered including: art, music, movement, yoga, game time, soccer, sports and swimming, that run across six days of the week, in three locations. Vacation time programs provide a continuum of services that spans 42 weeks per year. Additionally, parent education and community outings provide further socialization opportunities to the children and their families.

  • Soccer Ability League
    Founded in 1970, the National Sports Center for the Disabled’s mission is to positively impact the lives of people with any physical or mental challenge through quality adaptive recreation programs in over 20 sports. The NSCD’s impact on lives is direct, immediate and visible. Over 20,000 lessons were provided in 2007 alone.

  • Softball- National Wheelchair Softball Association
    Wheelchair softball was born 30 years ago in the Midwest by a few individuals with spinal cord injuries and lower extremity impairments, who still wanted to enjoy America’s greatest pastime. These individuals needed to develop a way of playing without the full use of their legs that would allow easy maneuverability in a wheelchair and keep the fast pace of softball.

  • Solutions at Santa Barbara
    Solutions at Santa Barbara is dedicated to help each client to achieve the highest level of functional independence possible. Our goals always involve returning to home, school, work and meaningful, productive activity. We encourage each client to develop original “solutions” to the problems they now face. Designed for individuals who are capable of benefitting from an active, “hands on” rehabilitative approach, Solutions at Santa Barbara offers highly personalized, comprehensive programs to meet the needs of individuals with traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumors, aneurysm, post concussive syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, or other neurological disorders.

  • South East Association for Special Parks & Recreation (SEASPAR)
    The mission of SEASPAR is to provide recreation programs and services for residents with disabilities. Our vision is to enhance the quality of life for all SEASPAR residents with disabilities by providing excellence in recreation through programs and services.

  • South Suburban Special Recreation Association (SSSRA)
    SSSRA is a therapeutic recreation program that is an extension of eight park districts and three recreation and parks departments. It is organized to provide individuals with disabilities or special needs, the opportunity to be involved in year-round recreation.

  • South West Special Recreation Association (SWSRA)
    South West Special Recreation Association (SWSRA) is a special recreation agency comprised of the Alsip PD, Blue Island PD, Village of Merrionette Park, Midlothian PD, Palos Heights Recreation, Posen PD, Summit PD and Worth PD. SWSRA was formed in 1981 to provide year-round recreation programs and services for individuals with disabilities or special needs. SWSRA programs are designed to increase independence and enhance the quality of life for each individual. Centrally located at 12521 S. Kostner in Alsip. 708-389-9423

  • Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc.
    Southern Indiana Resource Solutions Inc. (SIRS, Inc.), a leader in the state and local community, has established an outstanding reputation for providing quality supports for adults and children with disabilities. Our staff progressively works to provide top-notch therapies like early intervention services, developmental, physical, speech, and occupational therapy for children from birth to age 18. Adults with disabilities gain assistance in finding the right job, living independently, and being involved in their community.

  • Southwestern Illinois Special Recreation Association (SWILSRA)
    We believe that the criteria of a well-rounded community recreation program should be used, both as our general goal and also as the standards upon which we develop our individual activities and our total program.

  • Special Kids Dance & Performing Arts
    “Special Kids” was created especially for you. Lisa says, she not only wants to teach the kids to dance she wants to make them feel special and more confident about themselves. That’s something that will help them throughout their lives. We offer classes for Tae Kwon Do Class (age 4 & up), Ballet & Tap Combination (age 4 – 7), Ballet & Tap Combination (age 8 & up), Advanced Class (by invitation), Hip Hop & Tap Class (age 8 & up), and Drama & Vocal Class. ART CLASSES ARE NOW FORMING!!!

  • Special Olympics
    Olympic style training and competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

  • Special Olympics Florida
    Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and competition to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athlete or their caregiver, as a means to achieve physical fitness, self-esteem, socialization skills, and the life skills necessary to be a productive, respected and contributing members of their communities.

  • Special Olympics of Illinois
    The focus in Special Olympics is on what athletes can do. Like everyone, Special Olympics athletes like to win, but more importantly – they strive to do their best. The sportsmanship that is demonstrated on the court, in the field, or on the track serves as an inspiration to all.

  • Special Olympics Wisconsin
    Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) is a statewide organization providing persons with cognitive disabilities year-round sports training and competition. Individuals who are at least eight years old and are identified as having a cognitive disability are eligible for participation.

  • Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County (SRACLC)
    The Special Recreation Association of Central Lake County was formed in 1976 as a cooperative effort of Member Agencies with the purpose to provide year round community based recreation services to individuals with disabilities and their families.

  • Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County (SRSNLC)-Lindenhurst
    A variety of programs and events are currently being offered, with more anticipated in the near future. Currently, Lindenhurst Park District is celebrating it’s 20th Anniversary. Since 1998 we’ve been one of the fastest growing Park and Recreation Agencies in Lake County. Join us and celebrate our anniversary through upcoming featured events, etc. Watch for future announcements!

  • Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County (SRSNLC)-Round Lake
    The three primary goals of the district are: 1) Provide residents with a range of park and recreation programs and facilities. 2) Provide residents with an equitable distribution of recreational opportunities. 3) Provide residents with opportunities to use and appreciate unique, natural resources within the district.

  • Special Recreation Services of Northern Lake County (SRSNLC)-Waukegan
    Our Mission Statement The Waukegan Park District is committed to providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities to our culturally diverse population through the resources of community involvement, dedicated staff and sound management.

  • Spina Bifida Association of Illinois
    The Spina Bifida Association of Illinois® (SBA of IL) is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with Spina Bifida through direct services, information, referral, research, and public awareness. The SBA of IL is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was founded in 1969.

  • Splore Accessible Outdoor Adventures
    SPLORE is a Utah based non-profit organization that is currently celebrating 30 years of providing life-changing outdoor recreation experiences to children and adults with disabilities and special needs. SPLORE ran its first accessible rafting program during the summer of 1977 and through the years has served more than 30,000 individuals with disabilities as well as their friends, family members and care providers.

  • SportsAbility, Florida Disabled Outdoors Association
    SportsAbility provides first hand access designated to encourage participation regardless of age or ability level. We offer jet skiing, archery, target sports, kayaking, sailing, canoeing, hand-pedaled biking, horseback riding, basketball, golf, sit-down water skiing, swimming, wheelchair sports, boating, adaptive fishing and so MUCH MORE!

  • Sunshine Through Golf Foundation
    The Sunshine Through Golf Foundation uses golf as a tool to provide giving and caring for the less fortunate. For over 60 years, the Sunshine Through Golf Foundation has translated universal enjoyment of golf into a means of improving the lives of veterans, juniors, individuals with disabilities, and the economically disadvantaged.

  • Table Tennis- American Wheelchair Table Tennis Association
    Table Tennis is a fun and inclusive sport for the entire family. Everyone, including quads and those who use power chairs, can play competitively.

  • The Boy Scouts of America
    The official website for the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Includes great resources for youth and adult volunteers.This site will provide information about the Boy Scout program, including a locator to find a troop in your area.

  • The Bridge Center – Massachusetts
    Handi Kids is now The Bridge Center, is a non-profit, recreational facility for children and young adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. Handi Kids provides therapeutic recreation to hundreds of individuals on a year-round basis through our Summer Day Camp, Saturday Camp, School Vacation Camp, After School, Therapeutic Horseback Riding, Carriage Driving, Hippotherapy, Stable Management, Boy Scout & Girl Scout Troops, Teen programs, and Special Event programming

  • The Center for the Arts at Little City Foundation
    We are dedicated to providing opportunities for the artistic expression. Through media arts, studio, fashion design, performing arts, childrenss art programs, art collaborative models that allow individuals, both with and without disabilities, to work together through the paradigm of a compreyhensive multidiscplinary arts program.

  • The Music Academy for Special Learners and Visual Music Concepts
    Music and Art Instruction and Music Therapy for children and adults with Special needs.

  • Touch of Nature Environmental Center
    Touch of Nature Environmental Center serves Southern Illinois University Carbondale as an outdoor laboratory for experiential learning, as a field site for research, and as a provider of therapeutic recreation, environmental education, outdoor adventure, personal and interpersonal development programs, and conference services.

  • Transitions Centers, Inc.
    Transitions Centers Inc. supports individuals living with any challenge to transitions to greater independence and self respect. We are invested in providing knowledgeable, compassionate, respectful, professional services in a positive and enriching environment. We offer day services, employment services, and supported living services.

  • Tri County Special Recreation Association
    Tri County Special Recreation Association offers three seasons of programs each year, winter/spring, summer and fall. Age appropriate social and recreational opportunities are designed to meet the individual needs of each participant. Over 140 weekly programs and special events are offered each year.

  • Trips Inc. Special Adventures
    All inclusive group travel vacations for adults with various intellectual and cognitive disabilities. Please see our website for information about our vacation destinations and the level of support we provide.

  • Visions/Vacation Camp for the Blind
    VISIONS/Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a non-profit rehabilitation and social service organization whose purpose is to develop and implement programs to assist blind and visually impaired people of all ages to lead independent and active lives in their homes and communities; and to educate the public to understand the capabilities and needs of people who are blind or visually impaired so that they may be integrated into all aspects of community life.

  • Visual Music Concepts
    An ABA, visual and auditory program for learning to play music. Can be used by therapists, music teachers, special education educators, and parents. Prior music experience is not required!

  • VSA Arts of Utah
    Art Access/VSA arts of Utah was chartered in 1984 by a small group of dedicated persons who saw the value of making the arts accessible to persons with disabilities.

  • Warren Special Recreation Association
    Warren Special Recreation Association provides leisure and recreation activities for adults and children with disabilities. Enhancing abilities in enjoyable social settings is a goal of WSRA programs. Participants learn new skills, practice sports, dance and sing with friends and take advantage of WSRA’s large variety of programs. WSRA is a cooperative of three park districts and one township: Gurnee Park District, Grandwood Park District, Warren Township and Wildwood Park District.

  • Welcome, HOME Bed & Breakfast
    A nonprofit organization operated by volunteers offers individuals and families the opportunity to enjoy a wheelchair-friendly get-away. Set on 18 acres of woodland and prairie Welcome HOME offers overnight guests the use of one wing of an award winning wheelchair accessible design home. Guest wing includes 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, screened porch, kitchenette, family room with gas fire place, board games, library with print and talking books, large TV with cable. Grounds offer a camp fire site, picnic tables, trails in the woods and the prairie. Some adaptive equipment is available for guests use. Inquire about specifics. Welcome HOME B&B is open year ’round. Tours of the entire house are available upon request.

  • West Suburban Access News Association
    A nationwide web site with over 500 posts of information for individuals with disabilities and their families. Information on ADA and other information is found on the web site which expects to welcome its 200,000 visitor before the end of 2009.

  • West Suburban Special Recreation Association (WSSRA)
    We focus on the individual and their opportunity for fun. The mission of the West Suburban Special Recreation Association is to provide superior recreation services for persons with disabilities.” We are dedicated to serving our customers with: first class program opportunities, responsive outreach distinctive customer service, reliable transportation professional, caring staff, in a safe and fun environment.

  • Western DuPage Special Recreatin Association
    The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association has been providing fun, recreational opportunities to individuals of all ages with disabilities since 1976.WDSRA offers four seasons of programs, special events and trips including Special Olympic programs and adapted sports programs each year.Programs are offered for all ages, from preschoolers to seniors, and are designed with a close staff to participant ratio. Western DuPage Special Recreation Association serves more than 8,000 people of all ages with disabilities in over 1,000 annual recreation programs, special events, and trips. This nationally acclaimed, not-for-profit organization is a cooperative extension of the Bloomingdale, Carol Stream, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, Roselle, Warrenville, West Chicago, Wheaton and Winfield Park Districts. WDSRA also provides inclusion services to assist and advise any resident who is interested in participating in one of the above mentioned park districts’ programs.

  • Wheelin’ Sportsmen
    Wheelin’ Sportsmen NWTF provides people with disabilities the opportunity to participate in outdoor activities. Its magazine, Wheelin’ Sportsmen, and its Web site,, are dedicated to the education and entertainment of these enthusiasts and their able-bodied outdoor partners.

  • Wilderness on Wheels Foundation, Colorado
    Wilderness On Wheels Foundation operates a model wilderness-access facility which makes a Colorado mountain environment accessible to all. W.O.W. is a nonprofit agency with no paid administrative staff. It’s a charity where your participation is important and makes a significant difference. Please join us.