Join the #Adaptathome Challenge

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With many of us now in quarantine (some for weeks now), we’ve had to adapt even more than usual! Join the #adaptathome challenge to encourage our adaptive sports community to stay safe, stay active, and stay connected during this unprecedented…

DSUSA COVID-19 Updates

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Impact on Programs & Events as of March 16, 2020 Dear Chapters of Disabled Sports USA: The Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread within our communities. As such, we anticipate that more programs and events will be impacted. As…

College Transition for Athletes in Adaptive Sports

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Students with physical disabilities and mobility impairments represent roughly 7% of the undergraduate student population with disabilities nationally[1]. One population that is often overlooked within this specific population is adaptive athletes. Athletes with physical disabilities who are preparing…

Demystifying the Sport Protection Policy

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Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA) recently rolled out a new policy affecting all of its member organizations.  The Sport Protection Policy (SPP), which focuses on screening, training and management of conduct within a program, is an important piece of program implementation;…

2020 Adaptive Sports Calendar Revealed

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Disabled Sports USA (DSUSA), one of the largest multi-sport, multi-disability organizations in the country, serving over 70,000 youth, wounded warriors and adults annually, has revealed its 2020 Adaptive Sports Calendar. Over 50 different adaptive sports are offered across the country,…

Top Ten States for Adaptive Sports

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Over the summer, Disabled Sports USA sought out nominations for the top adaptive states in the nation. After a few hundred responses and a survey of our constituents, the list has been whittled down to the top ten. Here is…