Organizations

Here is a list of organizations that provide aid and information to the disabled. Please know that I don’t endorse any of the places or organizations I list.  I just collect and post them.  If any of you know reason why a link should be removed, please let me know using the form to the right.. And, if you have some additions, let me know that too.

  • Arkansas Disability Coalition is “a statewide organization that assists families and individuals with all types of disabilities by providing information, support, resources, and training.”

  • British Disabled Angling Association is an organization that  “was founded in 1996 to develop opportunities for disabled people of all ages and abilities to access the activity of fishing in the UK.”

  • Caring4OurKids.com  Thank you Cyrus Dylan for the Caring4OurKids link and for the the following links:  Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents    Resources for Military Families.

  • Denver Office of Disability is conducting a community survey that will allow you to provide input for consideration in the planning process for “Denver Moves: Pedestrians & Trails” .  Thanks to Kathy Crawford for information on this and other ADA resources in Colorado.

  • Easter Seals has camps and recreation programs for the disabled. To learn about opportunities near you, check their locator map. 

  • Fishing Has No Boundaries is a “National Organization with 23 chapters in 11 states.”

  • Limb Loss Alliance  bills itself as “The Information Super Highway of Support and Information for the benefit of the amputee Community and their family and carers within the United Kingdom.”

  • Meeting The Challenge  Phone 719-444-0252  or 1-800-864-4264
    MTC provides technical assistance and training to cites across the US to help them achieve ADA requirements under Title II and III of the 2010 ADA Standards. This includes outdoor recreation areas.

  • Outdoors For All is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization “providing year round instruction in outdoor recreation for people with physical, developmental, and sensory disabilities since 1979. Outdoors for All’s year round programming includes snowboarding, snowshoeing, cross country and downhill skiing, cycling, hiking, river rafting, canoeing and kayaking, day camps, water skiing, rock-climbing, camping and Custom Events.”

  • Rocky Mountain ADA Center  Phone 1-800-949-4232
    They “provide information on the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals and organizations throughout Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota.”

  • Soldiers to Summits  is a program of No Barriers Soldiers, which is part of No Barriers USA.  They help veterans with a wide range of disabilities from PTSD and TBI to amputations.  “Our programs permanently impact lives by helping disabled members of all military branches tackle personal challenges. Mountains serve as both metaphor and training ground for stretching goals, building world-class teams, innovating through adversity and stepping up to lead and serve others….”

  • Tug McGraw Foundation  helps people with brain-related trauma and tumors.

  • Wounded Warrior Project  To find a local Physical Health & Wellness coordinator for information about a wide variety of adaptive activities and sports you can send an email to: resourcecenter@woundedwarriorproject.org.    You can call 888-997-2586 or 904-405-1213.

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