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Search the program and organization database of the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability for challenge programs in your area.



Programs

Bradford Woods‚ Indiana University’s Outdoor Center
www.bradwoods.org


Northeast Passage‚ University of New Hampshire
www.nepassage.org


Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center
www.boec.org


Adaptive Sports Center‚ Crested Butte‚ CO
www.adaptivesports.org


Cradle Beach Camp‚ Western NY
www.cradlebeach.org


Project Adventure
www.pa.org



Organizations

Adventure Education
www.adventure-ed.co.uk


Association for Challenge Course Technology
www.acctinfo.org


Association for Experiential Education (AEE)
www.aee.org


American Camp Association (ACA)
www.acacamps.org


EE Europe
www.eeeurope.org


European Ropes Course Association (ERCA)
www.erca.cc


National Center on Accessibility (NCA)
www.ncaonline.org


National Center on Physical Activity & Disability (NCPAD)
www.ncpad.org


OutdoorEd.com
www.outdoored.com/research.html


Outdoor Education Research and Evaluation Center
www.wilderdom.com/research.html


Outdoor Network
www.outdoornetwork.com


Ropes Online
www.ropesonline.org



References

Austin‚ D. (1999). Therapeutic Recreation‚ Processes and Techniques‚ 4th Edition. Champaign‚ Illinois: Sagamore Publishing.

Carter‚ M.J.‚ Van Andel‚ G.E. & Robb‚ G.M. (1995). Therapeutic Recreation‚ A Practical Approach‚ Second Edition. Prospect Heights‚ Illinois: Waveland Press‚ Inc.

Preiser‚ W. & Ostroff‚ E. (Eds.‚ 2001). Universal design handbook. New York‚ NY: McGraw-Hill.

Rogers‚ D. (2000). To the top – designing disable–friendly challenge courses. Retrieved November 8‚ 2004 from http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1145/is_3_35/ai_61793380

Rohnke‚ K.‚ Wall‚ J.B.‚ Tait‚ C.M.‚ Rogers‚ D. (2003). The Complete Ropes Course Manual‚ Third Edition. Dubuque‚ Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.

Schoel J.‚ Prouty‚ D.‚ Radcliffe‚ P. (1988). Islands of Healing: A Guide to Adventure Based Counseling. Hamilton‚ Massachusetts: Project Adventure‚ Inc.

Terry‚ T. (1995). Universal adventure programming: Opening our programs to people with physical disabilities. Journal of Leisureability‚ 22‚ (2)‚ Retrieved November 16‚ 2004 from http://www.lin.ca/resource/html/Vol22/v22n2a3.htm.

U.S. Department of Justice (1990). Americans with disabilities act. Retrieved October 4‚ 2004 from http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm


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