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Sports & Recreation

Making sure your child is active is always important, and if your child has cerebral palsy, this need for activity is not only amplified, it may be more difficult to achieve. Sports teach youngsters hand-eye coordination, teamwork and cooperation, help to build self-esteem, as well as a bevy of other healthy benefits of exercise and sport activity. As a parent of a child with cerebral palsy, you may struggle to find outdoor activities that are suitable for your child. The following is a list of organizations dedicated to sports and recreational activities for people with cerebral palsy and other developmental or neurological disorders.

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SportAbility: Cerebral Palsy Sports Association of British Columbia

http://www.cpsports.com/

"SportAbility is committed to providing recreation and sport opportunities for athletes with disabilities..."


Special Olympics

http://www.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/default.htm

"Providing year-round sports training and athletic competition to more than 1 million people with intellectual disabilities in more than 180 countries."


America’s Athletes with Disabilities

http://www.americasathletes.org/

“Our mission is to promote and sponsor sports, recreation, fitness and leisure events for children and adults with physical disabilities. These events are held every year, across the country, under the banner of the Victory Games..."


Cerebral Palsy International Sports & Recreation Association

http://www.cpisra.org/

“Our Vision is a world where people who have cerebral palsy or a related neurological condition have the opportunity to participate in the sport and recreational activity of their choice…”


National Disability Sports Alliance

http://www.ndsaonline.org/

“The National Disability Sports Alliance (NDSA) is the National Coordinating Body for competitive sports for individuals with cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injuries and survivors of stroke…”


International Paralympic Committee

http://www.paralympic.org/release/Main_Sections_Menu/index.html

“Spirit in motion…”


Howell Yellow Jackets

http://www.expage.com/page/howellyellowjackets

Contacts and history for this Michigan team for athletes with Cerebral Palsy.


Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association

http://www.ccpsa.ca/

“The Canadian Cerebral Palsy Sports Association (CCPSA) is an athlete focused national organization administering and governing sport opportunities targeted to athletes with CP and related disabilities…”


American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc.

http://www.aaasp.org/

“America's Hometown Sports Leagues for Youth with Physical Disabilities and Visual Impairments…”


America’s Athletes with Disabilities

http://www.americasathletes.org/

“Promotes and sponsors sports, recreation, fitness and leisure events for children and adults with physical disabilities…”


The Challenged Athletes Foundation

http://www.challengedathletes.org/

“Provides individual grants to athletes  with a disability that are in need of funding for training, equipment or  travel expenses to major competitions.”


Access Outdoors

http://www.accessoutdoors.org/

“Attaining Accessible Outdoor Recreation World-Wide


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