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Disability Fitness and Wellness

Are you into chair yoga? Seated Pilates? Other adaptive exercise? People with disabilities need to exercise to stay healthy, and these organizations can tell you what to do, how to do, how to get started, and where to connect locally.

Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD)
The mission of the Center for Research on Women with Disabilities is to promote, develop, and disseminate information to improve the health and expand the life choices of women with disabilities.

Inclusive Fitness Coalition
To increase inclusion and access to physical activity for people with disabilities.

National Ability Center
The National Ability Center is committed to the development of lifetime skills for people of all ages and abilities by providing affordable sports and recreational experiences in a nurturing environment. The objective of these experiences is to build self-esteem, confidence and physical development, thereby enhancing active participation in all aspects of community life.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
The mission of the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) is to promote substantial health benefits that can be gained from participating in regular physical activity. The slogan of NCPAD is Exercise is for EVERY body, and every person can gain some health benefit from being more physically active. This site provides information and resources that can enable people with disabilities to become as physically active as they choose to be.

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