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Achieve Tahoe – Adaptive Sports For Adults & Children

Achieve Tahoe builds health, confidence and independence through winter and summer sports instruction for adults and children with disabilities.

Canines With A Cause – Service Dogs For Veterans In Utah

Canines With a Cause trains shelter dogs to heal emotional and psychological wounds, provide unconditional love and support for Veterans.

Able Flight – Flight & Aviation Career Training For People With A Disability

Able Flight’s mission is to offer people with disabilities a unique way to challenge themselves through flight and aviation career training,

Sail To Prevail – Specially Adapted Sailboats In Rhode Island

Sail To Prevail is a nonprofit that improves the lives of more than 1,000 children and adults, each summer, through sailing in a fleet of specially adapted, 20-foot sailboats that accommodate up to five participants and one instructor.

Veterans Adaptive Sports – Competitive & Leisure Adaptive Sports For Vets

Veterans Adaptive Sp;orts promotes rehabilitation of disabled military service veterans through adaptive sports. We serve veterans with spinal cord injuries, orthopedic amputations, visual impairments, and neurological injuries.

Northeast Passage – Adaptive Sports In New Hampshire

Northeast Passage creates an environment where individuals with disabilities can enjoy recreation with the same freedom of choice, quality of life, and independence as their non-disabled peers.

Granite State Adaptive Sports – New Hampshire

Granite State Adaptive Sports provides individuals who have a disability the opportunity to develop independence, confidence, life skills and fitness through participation in sports, therapy, training and recreation programs.

Community Boating – Accessible Boating In Boston, MA

The mission of Community Boating is to enable “Sailing for All". We offer sailing and other water sports to people of all ages, abilities, and means in the greater Boston area. We promote an accessible and welcoming environment that encourages learning, volunteerism, and community spirit.

All Out Adventures – Adaptive Sports Programs In Massachusetts

All Out Adventures has paddled, hiked, skied, skated, camped, and more with thousands of people throughout Massachusetts. Programs are open to people of all ages, experience levels, and abilities.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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