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International Wheelchair Basketball Federation Member countries, tournament results, latest news and future events.

International Wheelchair Fencing Committee News, rules, rankings, results and contacts.

The U.S. Electric Wheelchair Hockey Association A non-profit organization that provides a quality hockey program for persons requiring the use of an electric wheelchair in everyday life.

Northeast Passage Resources for Handcycling and Handbiking.

U.S. Handcycling Federation National governing body of American handcycling.

Northwest Handcycle Club Information about hand cycling, fitness information, and ride schedule.

Handcycling Newsgroup provided by E-groups Handcycling newsgroup. Started and Maintained by Challenge Cycling.

Paul's Handcyle Diary A place to explore the sport of handcycling. Message board, handcycling news, photos, links.

Tampa Power Wheelchair Soccer Information on the sport, teams, news and events. (Florida)

Linda Mastandrea Personal page of a wheelchair racer.

Lisa Franks  Lisa is a world record holder and Paraylmpic Champion in wheelchair racing. Includes biography, photo gallery, video clips, awards, sponsors, articles, and career results.

Physically Challenged Triathletes An introduction to disabled triathletes and the events, rules, regulations and equipment used to participate in a triathlon.

Brenda Levy Brenda is a wheelchair racer and swimmer that presents her results, story, photos, job and resume. Link to paralympic, sport, and disabled links.

Wheelchair Power Tag Rugby General information, rules, contacts, scores, and links.

International Paralympic Committee: Sledge Hockey Describes the Paralympic version of ice hockey. Includes news, results, calendar of events and photographs.

South Jersey Wings of Steel Contains a roster, coaching staff, pictures, standings, and an introduction to the sport. Located in Voorhees Township, New Jersey.

Vineland Sled Stars New Jersey team site includes roster, schedule, photos, and related links.

Wheelchair Tennis Official site for the ITF, world governing body of tennis. Results, reports, rankings, tournament calendar, and player information, plus a history of the growth of the sport.

Wheelchair Sports, USA Organization dedicated to facilitating competitive sporting events. Find news, qualifying standards, calendar, contacts, and links. A disabled sports program currently serving the state of Georgia offering wheelchair basketball, track and field, and tennis, quad rugby, and adapted swimming.

Grand Rapids Wheelchair Sports Association Information on a wide range of wheelchair sports including tennis, wheelchair racing and water skiing, plus camps for juniors and events.

Paralyzed Veterans Association of Florida PVAF's mission is to improve the lives of veterans with a spinal cord injury or dysfunction to achieve maximum health, productivity and self-esteem in their daily lives.

Chairiot Express Wheelchair Athletes Association Pennsylvania organization involved in road and track sports and basketball.

Activeamp Clearing house of information on amputee sports, adaptive sports, disability sports and activities for amputees who have or want an active lifestyle.

National Amputee Golf Association Homepage of Amputee Golfer, NAGA's official magazine and the best source of information for amputees interested in playing golf again or for the first time.

American Amputee Soccer Association Provides an opportunity for recreational soccer programs for men, women and children on the local and regional levels, and competitive programs to the international and Amputee World Cup Levels.

Achilles Track Club Worldwide organization that encourages people with all kinds of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics. Weekly runs in New York, news and local chapters.

International Disabled Self Defense Association A non-profit organization which features news, events, FAQs, seminars, links, products, and contact information.

International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (INAS-FID) Sports-specific and regional contacts, federation organization, and competition schedules.

Athletes with Disabilities Hall of Fame Honors Michigan's disabled athletes. Includes a roll of honor and profiles of Mary Stack, Robert Brown and Ray Brown.

Challenged Athletes Foundation Charity providing grants to athletes with a physical disability. History, news, grantees, newsletter and how to apply for funds.

Dwarf Athletic Association of America Forms, news, events, contacts and association information from this organization that promotes sports for individuals who are dwarfs as a result of chondrodysplasia or related causes.

Disability Sports Overview of sports organizations and offerings, classification systems, major competitions and summaries of recent research papers on disability sport topics; from the Department of Kinesiology at Michigan State University.

Wheelchair Tennis

Wheelchair Racing Resource Page

Wheelchair Hockey Association

Website for Physically Challenged Triathletes

National Wheelchair Basketball Association

International Disabled Self-Defense Association  Martial Arts and TaeKwonDo

IBSA (International Blind Sports Federation)

Ability Plus Helps set up adaptive ski programs around the country.

Adaptive Sports Programs (including skiing)

Adaptive Aerobics This series of articles from Mike Ross is for integrating all people into aerobics classes, regardless of ability or disability.

Deaf Pilots Association Demonstrates to the aviation world that deaf people can become pilots, despite not being able to hear.

Flying School for People with Disabilities Article

Freedom's Wings International Non-profit organization run by and for people with physical disabilities to provide the opportunity for those who are physically challenged to fly in specially adapted sailplanes, either as a passenger or as a member of the flight training program.

International Wheelchair Aviators A worldwide organization of disabled and able bodied pilots promoting aviation amongst disabled people.

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American Amputee Soccer Association Promotes social interactivity, self-esteem and self-confidence among adult, and especially among new and youthful amputees, through recreational and competitive amputee soccer programs.

American Wheelchair Bowling Association The American Wheelchair Bowling Association (AWBA) is a non-profit organization, composed of wheelchair bowlers, dedicated to encouraging, developing, and regulating wheelchair bowling and wheelchair bowling leagues.

Personal Ponies Ltd., Inc. This is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to providing disabled children with a Miniature Shetland Pony to love and care for completely without charge.

Blind Sailing International International sailing for persons who are blind or visually impaired.

Sailability International Uses the activity of sailing, enriches the lives of people with any type of disability, the elderly, the financially and socially disadvantaged.

Pennsylvania Special Olympics

Adaptive Scuba Diving One man's experience

Handicapped Scuba Association International

International Association for Handicapped Divers IAHD is a diving association, which has focused upon providing the means for those with physical disabilities who wish to become scuba divers.


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