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Spring 2006 (also in PDF version)
Survey on campground access, volunteering and research studies, new technology, trail surface study, playground surfaces, accessible picnic tables, inclusion, national symposium on playground access ...

Fall 2004 (also in PDF version)
NCA makes its big move, Playground surface study, new ADA/ABA guidelines, more on project GAIN, new members to the NCA team, new products in trail pavement...

Summer 2003 (also in PDF version)
NCA conducts research on assistive devices for beach use, NCA & DBTAC team up to discuss access to recreation, Project GAIN underway, Discover Camp, NCA offers new distance learning programs, Disney introduces handheld captioning...

Spring 2002 (also in PDF version)
NCA celebrates 10th anniversary promoting access to parks, recreation, & tourism for people with disabilities, New NCA beach report & tech sheets, Access Board votes on recreation rule, Golf access proves to be a challenge, NCA milestones pave accessible route - swimming pools, beaches, playgrounds, trails...

Fall 2001 (also in PDF version)
NCA receives NTRS award, DOJ Issues, Post-Martin ruling tests ADA's fundamentally alter defense...

Spring 2001
Access board issues final rule for play areas, NCA partners to study for beach access, NCA partners with Illinois DNR, NCA appoints two accessibility specialists...

Summer 2000
NCA moves to IU campus, NCA's 10th anniversary of ADA, Trail research at Bradford Woods, Product review-fire rings...

Spring 2000
NCA's mission, NCA expanding distance learning activities, Principles of accessibility...

Fall 1999

Summer 1999

Winter 1998


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