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Winter is here! And so are adapted and inclusive winter sports.
Although this winter is only a few weeks old, many people have already started participating in winter sports. There are many organizations throughout the US that provide the expertize you and your family will need to participate in adapted and … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized Tagged adaptive and inclusive sports, adaptive and inclusive winter sports, assistive technology, AT, children, Disabilities, disability, Dorothy Hamill, families, figure skating, floor hockey, hippotherapy, ice skating, people with disabilities, skiing, snowboarding, Special Olympics, sports, winter, winter sports Leave a comment
The Blizzard of 2016 has passed and left us here in DC with a year’s-worth of snow to clean up in just a few days. We were grateful to have lots of advance warning about this storm. We had plenty … Continue reading
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The Flu and Disability: Know the Risks
‘Tis the flu season and doctors are warning people with disabilities to be extra cautious during this time. Current studies suggest, that because of the various muscular, respiratory, or other physical conditions children and adults living with disabilities may experience, … Continue reading
Posted in Research Study, Uncategorized Tagged adults with disabilities, avian flu, bird flu, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, children with disabilities, cognitive disabilities, developmental disabilities, Disabilities, disability issues, disease, flu, flu season, h1n1, ill, influenza, Neuromuscular Diseases, owusu, respiratory disease, sick, swine flu, teddowusu, teddy, vaccine, vulnerabilities, winter Leave a comment
Extreme Winter Sports and People with Disabilities
Now that winter is in full swing, the information specialists at NARIC decided to take a look at extreme winter sports and the people with disabilities who enjoy them. Some of the sports that we looked at were not so … Continue reading
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