College Transition for Athletes in Adaptive Sports

College Transition for Athletes in Adaptive SportsStudents 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…

2020 Adaptive Sports Calendar Revealed

2020 Adaptive Sports Calendar RevealedDisabled 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,…

Courage Kenny Adaptive Sports and Recreation Internship

Courage Kenny Adaptive Sports and Recreation InternshipCourage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers internships in our Sports and Recreation department which is a national leader in adaptive sports and recreation for people with disabilities. From wheelchair basketball to cycling we offer a variety of year round activities.  Weekly…

Top Ten States for Adaptive Sports

Top Ten States for Adaptive SportsOver 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…

Matthew Schultz

Matthew SchultzSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa   Matthew Schultz is a 17-year-old wheelchair basketball athlete from Des Moines, Iowa. When Matthew was first introduced to adapted sports, it was at an adaptive sports equipment clinic he says he went…

Griffin Cloyd

Griffin CloydSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Reston, VA Instagram: @griffin_cloyd   Griffin Cloyd is a 14-year-old wheelchair basketball athlete from Reston, VA. When Griffin was only nine years old he was introduced to adapted sports through an ability expo in Washington, DC.…

Luke Robinson

Luke RobinsonSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Everett, WA    Luke Robinson is an 18-year-old wheelchair basketball athlete from Everett, Washington. Luke was first introduced to Wheelchair Basketball when he was 14, it was initiated by his dad who actually played the sport.…

Lily Lautenschlager

Lily LautenschlagerSport: Wheelchair Basketball Hometown: Lincoln, NE Snapchat: @kingkahoot1   Lily Lautenschlager is a 15-year-old wheelchair basketball athlete from Lincoln, Nebraska, who has hopes to one day be in the Paralympics. When Lily was first introduced to adapted sports she was…