The following national organizations offer adaptive sports and recreational activities and/or information on these topics for people of many abilities.  In addition to providing a variety of opportunities for fun and social interaction, some of the listed organizations also offer support groups.  Most have local chapters, or they can provide referrals to other local organizations which offer similar activities.


 

Biking Athletes helping Athletes http://www.roadrunnersports.com/cgi-bin/rrs/aha/ahaHome.jsp
Camping/Outdoor Activities American Camping Association http://www.acamps.org
  Boy Scouts of America http://www.bsa.scouting.org
  Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center http://www.boec.org
  Cooperative Wilderness Handicapped Outdoor Group (C.W. HOG) http://www.isu.edu/cwhog
  Girl Scouts of the USA http://www.gsusa.org
  SPLORE Accessible Outdoor Adventures http://www.splore.org
  VISIONS Vacation Camp for the Blind http://www.visionsvcb.org
  Voyageur Outward Bound School http://www.vobs.com
  Wilderness Inquiry http://www.wildernessinquiry.org
  Wilderness on Wheels http://www.wildernessonwheels.org
Canoeing American Canoe Association http://www.acapaddler.org
Dance American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) http://www.aahperd.org/aalr.html
Flying Freedom's Wings International http://www.freedomswings.org
General Sports Courage Center http://www.courage.org
  Disabled Sports USA http://www.dsusa.org
  National Ability Center (NAC) http://www.nationalability.org
  National Center on Accessibility http://www.ncaonline.org
  National Center on Physical Activity & Disability http://www.ncpad.org
  Paralyzed Veterans of America http://www.pva.org
  US Association of Blind Athletes http://www.usaba.org
  US Cerebral Palsy Athletic Association http://www.uscpaa.org
Golf National Amputee Golf Association http://www.nagagolf.org
  US Blind Golf Association http://www.blindgolf.com
Rowing US Rowing Association http://www.usrowing.org
Scuba Handicapped Scuba Association http://www.hascuba.com
Shooting NRA Disabled Shooting Services http://www.nra.org
Skiing National Sports Center for the Disabled http://www.nscd.org
  US Disabled Ski Team http://www.usskiteam.org
Softball National Wheelchair Softball Association http://www.wheelchairsoftball.com
Special Olympics Special Olympics International http://www.specialolympics.org