Friday, July 18, 2008

Accessible Recreation/Exercise Facilities for People with Disabilities

The Alberta Centre for Active Living's newsletter, WellSpring (June 2008) features an article about ensuring full participation of people with disabilities at community facilities. While aimed at recreational facilities, this article includes excellent tips for service providers of all types and for people with disabilities. Topics covered include:

  • Barriers in the physical environment
  • Barriers in the social environment
  • Psychological barriers experienced by people with disabilities.
"Are We Ready? Full Participation of People with Disabilities at Community Facilities" by Karen Robinson, Program Director, The Steadward Centre for Personal & Physical Achievement.
WellSpring June 2008 Volume 19, Number 3