Youth-to-Youth Training. Recreation for People with Disabilities. A presentation by the National Youth Leadership Network. What is NYLN? . A youth-led, youth-run national organization that serves as a voice for and network of young leaders with disabilities.
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Recreation refers to activities that peopleoften do during their leisure time. This includes:
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Recreational options often seem limited to people with disabilities because:
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A lot of the accessible recreation places “include” them by letting them watch rather than finding a way they can participate.
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Call local disability groups to ask for suggestions.
Call the place before you go to see if it’s accessible.
Look to see if the local university provides accessible community programs.How Can I Find Accessible Recreation?
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National Center on Accessibility
United Spinal Association's USA TechGuide
Kellogg Foundation's Access to Recreation Initiative
State Departments of Tourism
Magazines about disability often have a lot of information on things people with disabilities can doResources for Accessible Recreation
National Youth Leadership Network (NYLN)