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    is a former horticulturist from Iowa He had to give up his profession due to arthritis Now he teaches gardening classes for people with disabilities and volunteers with the pastoral care department of a local hospital specializing in working with people struck by arthritis and other disabling medical conditions Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ICAN NEWS SERVICE ADAPTIVE GARDENING TECHNIQUES FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED 506 views USA Most people with visual impairments are not totally blind According to the National Eye Institute only 10 percent of the 14 million people with visually impairments in the United States are completely blind Here are several adaptive methods and suggestions to make gardening simpler for these gardeners Click Here VISUALLY IMPAIRED report broken link ICAN NEWS SERVICE GARDENING WITH LIMITED RANGE OF MOTION 451 views USA Raising beds for people with limited range of motion brings the garden to the gardener rather than the gardener to the garden The garden can be modified to meet the needs of each individual Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK AMERICAN HORTICULTURAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION 684 views USA People with physical or mental disabilities benefit from gardening experiences as part of Horticultural Therapy programs and they learn skills adaptations and gardening methods that allow for continued participation at home Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link CITY FARMER 637 views CAN We want to demonstrate that a disability need not be a barrier to enjoying the benefits of gardening Michael Levenston the City Farmer director who developed the program has long been an advocate of horticulture in any form for its many virtues fresh produce healthy outdoor physical activity the peace of mind which comes from nurturing growing plants among others He saw no reason why the disabled shouldn t garden too Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DISABLED INDEPENDENT GARDENERS ASSOCIATION 538 views CAN The opportunity to participate in recreational activities like gardening is fundamental to the personal growth and development of all individuals By nurturing and caring for plants and flowers people feel needed develop skills build self confidence learn and grow Unfortunately people with disabilities face many obstacles to pursuing such opportunities With this in mind the Disabled Independent Gardeners Association DIGA was established Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link FREDSHED GARDENING FOR DISABLED TRUST GDT 690 views UK In GDT menu is a small charity based in UK for active gardeners who are registered disabled Members mostly personally fund their own activities such as providing information giving talks and presentations and attending grant application meetings Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link GARDEN FOREVER 631 views USA Most gardeners want to continue to garden as long as they possibly can Lifestyle changes age infirmity work financial circumstances all have an impact on how much or how well we can garden Garden Forever is a place to read about how other people manage to continue to garden In articles about the soothing effect of gardening gardens in the

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    him to accrue more than 2 900 hours of flight time in Hang Gliders and Sailplanes Completing his Private and Commercial Pilot License as a wheelchair user his motorless recreational flights are typically 3 6 hours long thermal soaring as high as 18 000 feet over the western deserts and mountains Click Here report broken link RUSSEL METLITZKY 573 views I m 30 years old and I m a T3 T4 paraplegic complete due to a motorcycle accident on March 3rd 2000 Since my accident I have taken up paragliding and tried to get more into BASE jumping I m quite sure I m the first and only paraplegic in the world ever to make a BASE jump Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK WHEELCHAIR 1109 views Europe Wheelchair is a commercial company that includes on it s website interviews with wheelchair athletes and a great collection of wheelchair sports and recreation videos including paragliding tennis dance softball wheelchair rugby or murderball climbing handcycling power soccer wheelchair hockey and more and more and more Scroll down to see a collection of their videos Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK FLYABILITY 612 views UK Flyability

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    BACK FREE WHEEL WHEELCHAIR ATTACHMENT 1090 views USA If you are in a wheelchair and want to have more freedom get outside and enjoy the snow hiking trails or easily glide down bumpy sidewalks and curbs then the FreeWheel Wheelchair Attachment is the answer This revolutionary adaptive equipment is durable lightweight 5 lbs product quickly clamps to the footrest of a rigid frame wheelchair and allows you to push over surfaces that would typically be impossible With the FreeWheel you are ready to roll in seconds Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link LASHER SPORT 778 views USA We strive to produce completely custom high quality highly functional great looking wheelchairs and sports equipment We build our wheelchairs one at a time to the exacting demands of our customers Your happiness is our ultimate goal check out their off road handcycle beach access wheels off road wheels cross country ski etc Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link MOUNTAIN TRIKE 456 views UK The Mountain Trike is our flagship Trike all terrain self propelled sleek versatile and available in any colour This is the ideal Trike for your outdoor every day use whether it be a muddy woodland trail a

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    report broken link NEWS MEDIA BACK ICAN NEWS SERVICE HOME MODIFICATIONS FOR HEARING 482 views USA People who have trouble hearing may not be able to hear many sounds particularly soft ones hear high tones low tones or both Understand certain words containing higher pitched consonants Distinguish specific sounds when background noise is present or multiple conversations are going on locate the source of sounds Click Here HEARING IMPAIRED report broken link ICAN NEWS SERVICE HOME MODIFICATIONS FOR VISION 470 views USA Vision problems may make it difficult for people to pick out details in their environment Things may look foggy People may be able to observe only large items or to distinguish only shadow and light Glare from highly polished floors and highly reflective wall coverings may be blinding as may bright light from direct lighting or from windows People may not be able to see adequately at low levels of lighting Further their eyes may not respond quickly to abrupt changes in levels of lighting Click Here VISUALLY IMPAIRED report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK THE DEAN BIRDERS PROJECT 630 views UK This project was the result of two keen birdwatchers getting together and wanting to share their hobby

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    GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link ORGANISATIONS BACK NCPAD WEBSITE Horse Riding 688 views USA Horseback riding is a recreational and therapeutic activity enjoyed by individuals of all ages and abilities As a sport it provides the rider with the opportunity to master the skills necessary to confidently control and steer the horse through various patterns and obstacles Horseback riding is also a means to access and explore the great outdoors Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link NORTH AMERICAN RIDING FOR THE HANDICAPPED ASSOCIATION 572 views USA North American Riding for the Handicapped Association is a national non profit organisation that promotes the benefit of the horse for individuals with physical emotional and learning disabilities Click Here report broken link RIDING FOR THE DISABLED ASSOCIATION NSW 869 views AUST The primary objective of Riding for the Disabled Association RDA is to provide most people with a disability the opportunity to ride and enjoy all the activities connected with horse riding Riding for people with a disability is both therapeutic and recreational and RDA is in fact one of the few organisations who offer a multi diagnostic service catering for people with a wide range of disabilities Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link RIDING FOR THE DISABLED AUSTRALIA 725 views AUST Riding for the Disabled Association is a voluntary not for profit organisation which provides riding instruction and other activities associated with riding and harness driving for people with disabilities RDA provides opportunities for people of all ages to enjoy a safe stimulating healthy therapeutic and recreational sport Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link TELLURIDE ADAPTIVE SKI PROGRAM 777 views USA The mission of the Telluride Adaptive Sports Program TASP is to provide people with disabilities the opportunity to experience the freedom of skiing horseback riding and other recreational

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    passion for making a difference in peopleï ½s lives Michael is now involved in sharing his experiences through giving motivational talks and sharing his balloon with others Click Here PARAPLEGIA report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S ACCESSIBLE NEW ZEALAND CREATING ABILITY BETH S BRAIN INJURY BLOG MOUNTAIN TRIKE GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR PUTS UP 3 PERSON OZ TENT via YOU

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    views Click Here report broken link F E A T U R E D S I T E S GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR PUTS UP 3 PERSON OZ TENT via YOU TUBE THE RIDE MOVIE PARALYMPIC LEGEND TO TEE UP AT DISABLED BRITISH OPEN LET S ROLL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS COACHING WITH THE PROS BETH S BRAIN INJURY BLOG ACCESSIBLE NEW ZEALAND MOUNTAIN TRIKE CREATING ABILITY Subscribe to Hot Links FAQ

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    DESIGN 1250 views AUST Do you want to be able to ride a motorcycle but a disability prevents you from doing it comfortably and safely Perhaps you just want to get out of your wheelchair for a bit and have some awesome exhilarating fun Dreamfit has assisted people with a disability to turn dreams into reality with innovative ideas for a wide range of activities including motorcycling abseiling boating painting hovercraft fishing land sailing you name it Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR BIKERS WITH A DISABILITY 651 views UK The N A B D was set up in April 1991 by a small group of people in Manchester who believed that disabled people should have full access to the independence and enjoyment of motorcycling During the past ten years this unique Association has developed immensely with membership of over 3 500 individuals from all over Britain and Eire and over 200 affiliated clubs groups and businesses The adaptions made to motorcycles and trikes are as varied as the imagination will allow Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link PRODUCTS BACK ADAPTIVE MOTORCYCLES 1145 views USA Now you can ride a motorcycle the way it was meant to be No sidecar No third wheel Just you in the drivers seat Adaptive engineering can equip your motorcycle with our unique automatic kickstand AKS patent pending that keeps the bike upright when you come to a halt And with our hand controlled shifting system you ll never miss a gear Our system can be installed on just about any motorcycle Click Here report broken link CAN AM SPYDER 622 views USA The new 3 wheel roadster is taking off all over the place and attracting a lot of interest from disabled biking enthusiasts Click on for the ride Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link DING BOB TRIKES AUSTRALIA 978 views AUST Ding Bob Trikes Australia design and manufacture VW trikes and do Motorcycle Trike Conversions and Trike Kits for a range of Harley Davidson European Japanese and other Automotive Engined Trikes inc Subaru Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link MARTIN CONQUEST MOTORCYCLE 731 views UK The Conquest is the UK s first high performance tricycle that can be driven from a wheelchair The vehicle provides a level of performance and mobility previously unattainable It is designed for people with disabilities from the waist down Drivers can roll their wheelchairs onto the vehicle via an automated access ramp All of the controls are hand operated Click Here report broken link NIPPI VEHICLES ZIPPI TRIPPI MOTORBIKES 972 views UK Welcome to a world of freedom Affordable transport for the independent individual Click Here GENERAL DISABILITY report broken link OZ TRIKES 1525 views AUST We are Australia s number ONE trike manufacturer by miles All our models are designed manufactured and compliance approved When you take to the open road on a Oz Trike you enter into a riding experience like no other Oz Trikes are just not another

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