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Assistive Technology in Recreation. Wednesday, October 21 st , 2009 Judy Nahman-Stouffer EmpowerTech. www.ataccess.org www.ata.org. Training Overview. Introduction to Sports & Recreation People with Physical Disabilities Participating in various sports. Introduction.

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Assistive Technology in Recreation

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Judy Nahman-Stouffer

EmpowerTech

www.ataccess.org www.ata.org


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Training Overview

  • Introduction to Sports & Recreation

    • People with Physical Disabilities

    • Participating in various sports


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Introduction

  • People need recreation to enjoy life!

  • People with disabilities too.

  • Wounded soldiers coming back from Iraq.


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Participating with Various Disabilities

People with various disabilities can participate: AIDS/HIV, CP, MD, MS, SCI, learning disabilities.

Time & Equipment

Organizations offer recreation opportunities.


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Adaptive Skiing

Skiing with a Mono-ski with hand-held outriggers.


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A sit-down skier uses a bi-ski to ski down

the mountain with a guide behind him.

Adaptive Skiing


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Skier using a water-ski with fixed outriggers

with the rope attached to the ski.

Adaptive Water Skiing


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Adaptive Water Skiing

A skier water skis sitting down while he holds

the rope with both hands.


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Jet Skiing

  • Jet skiing with a buddy for support.


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White Water Rafting

Three people raft down the river with a guide.


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Quad Rugby

A rough sport involving tough, anti-tip chairs.


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Wheelchair Basketball

Two paraplegic players get into it playing basketball.


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Power Soccer

All players must use power chairs to play.


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Rock Climbing

An amputee climbs a rock wall

using only upper body strength.


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Sailing

An amputee sailor uses different techniques for sailing.


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Scuba Diving

A double-amputee diver explores the

underwater world and examines some coral.


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Kayaking

Using a double kayak, one can paddle

while the other enjoys the ride.


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Outrigger Canoeing

Canoes attached together by two beams

to help for stabilization.


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Sled Hockey on Ice

Players use sleds for mobility on the ice.


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Wheelchair Hockey

Players can either hold the hockey stick or

the stick can be taped onto the chair.


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Golf

An amputee golfer plays with one hand.


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Hand Cycling

A sit-down cyclist peddles with his arms.


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Horseback Riding

A little girl enjoys horseback riding with 2 people walking beside the horse for support.


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Wheelchair Racing

Athletes compete with each other using

racing wheelchairs and wearing helmets.


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Training Summary

  • Many sports & recreation opportunities are available for people with disabilities.

  • Wonderful resources are available.

  • This was a small sample of what’s available.

    Please feel free to contact us: [email protected]


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Slideshow created by: Gordon Cardona

[email protected]

www.empowertech.org

www.atnet.org


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Available Resources

  • California:

    • United States Adaptive Recreation Center (USARC) www.usarc.org

    • Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra (DSES)

      www.disabledsportseasternsierra.org

  • National:

    • National Center on Physical Activity & Disability (NCPAD) www.ncpad.org/


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AT Network is a project under the leadership of the Alliance for Technology Access and funded by the Department of Rehabilitation.

For Information and Referral contact:

1-800-390-2699 (voice)1-800-900-0706 (TTY)Email: [email protected]

www.ataccess.org www.atnet.org


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The Alliance for Technology Access (ATA) is a growing national and international network of technology resource centers, community-based organizations, agencies, individuals, and companies.

For Information and Referral contact:

1-800-914-3017 (voice)

1-707-778-3015 (TTY)Email: [email protected]

www.ataccess.org www.atnet.org