Adaptive Sailing Adaptive sailing refers to programs that provide unrestricted access to the water and experiential sailing for persons with disabilities. New
All-Terrain Vehicle Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about using all-terrain vehicles. All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) are among the most popular recreational vehicles in the nation today, but along with popularity comes increased risk and sometimes carelessness. Don't spoil the fun—get a copy of this timely list of safety reminders today.
Boating Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about boating. An afternoon on the water in an open boat is one of summer’s most alluring pastimes. Keep all your sailors and yourself safe and dry with this informative compilation of common-sense rules for mariners of all ages.
Masters Athletes by Sheila Kealey, a health promotion consultant, writer, and athlete. She covers the new and active way of growing old in America. No longer are people settling for shuffleboard. Or mall walking. Or deep knee bends. They are running track, playing baseball – yes, hardball! – and even surfing well into their 60s and beyond. You’ll get updates on current health and wellness topics, the latest nutrition research, healthy recipes, and nutrition strategies for optimal health and athletic performance.
Motorcycle Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association has a publication about using motorcycles. "Born to be wild" may be an anthem for a generation of motorcycles enthusiasts but the accident rates are a sobering reminder that there's more to riding than the romance of the open road. Make that inner "Easy Rider" a "Safer Rider" with this valuable list of statistics and safety tips.
Move United. Move United uses sports to push what's possible so everyone, regardless of ability, has equal access to sports and recreation in their community. Established in 1956, Move United is an Affiliate of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee. New
Personal Watercraft Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association has a publication about personal watercraft. Rules and safety tips for using a personal watercraft.
Snowmobile Safety Tips (.pdf) [Not currently available—being updated for sale.] The United Spinal Association offers a free publication about using snowmobiles. The lure of a pristine, snow-covered mountainside is irresistible for snowmobile aficionados and to make sure you get back to the lodge safely, check out this handy review of do's and don'ts for this fast-growing winter sport.
Spokes 'n Motion services include the distribution of equipment, sports program advice, and instructional services for the disabled community. Equipment and services now cover skiing, water sports, wheelchairs, cycling, travel, adventure sports, and acccessibility products.
USTA Tennis Association's Special Populations Program: Adaptive Tennis The game of tennis can be adapted to accommodate any age, environment, condition or disability. The charge of USTA Adaptive Tennis is to promote and develop recreational tennis opportunities for individuals with varying abilities and circumstances through inclusion, knowledge and support. The USTA continues to support programming for individuals with physical, developmental and situational challenges.
Legislation and Policies Relating to Web Accessibility for AU – CA – DE – DK – ES – EU – FI – FR – HK – IN – IT – JA – NZ – PT – UK – US. The policy links on this page are compiled as a resource by the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C) Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG)
ThinkCycle is an academic, non-profit initiative engaged in identifying and addressing design challenges related to underserved communities and the environment. ThinkCycle seeks to create a culture of open-source design innovation, with a collaborative community of individuals and organizations around the world.
Whirlwind Wheelchair International works to make it possible for every person in the developing world who needs a wheelchair to obtain one that will lead to maximum personal independence and integration into society.
World Usability Day Every second Thursday in November. World Usability Day’s goal is to raise our standards so that technology works to harness human potential. Events occur around the world that bring together different communities to celebrate how we can make our world easy for all. Updated
Zero Discrimination Day The United Nations celebrates the right of everyone to live a full and productive life. New
World Sleep Society founded by the World Sleep Federation (WSF) and World Sleep Society (WASM) Updated
Humanity+ (formerly the World Transhumanist Association) is an international nonprofit membership organization which advocates the ethical use of technology to expand human capacities. Humanity+ is dedicated to developing knowledge about the science, technology, and social changes of the 21st century. We aim to deeply influence a new generation of thinkers who dare to envision humanity’s next steps.