Resources

Bear with us as we collect resources and continue to update this page!  If you have information about an organization that you think should be listed on our resources page, please email livinginmotion359@gmail.com.

Accessible Yoga – Accessible Yoga (sometimes called “Adaptive Yoga”)  introduces those living with a disability to the mind-body benefits of yoga.  The River (1212 Delaware Street in Denver) offers accessible classes 1 or 2 times per week.

Achilles International – The mission of Achilles International is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics in order to promote personal achievement, enhance self-esteem, and lower barriers to living a fulfilling life.

Adaptive Adventures – The mission of Adaptive Adventures is to provide progressive outdoor sports opportunities to improve quality of life for children, adults and veterans with physical disabilities and their families.

Amp It Up! – This is an amputee support group that brings together people with like disabilities who want to have fun and stay active.  They are located in Ft. Collins, CO.

Amputee Coalition of America – The mission of the ACA is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.

Amputee Services of America Support Group – This group meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:30 PM.  It is held in the 3rd floor Conference Room at Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Professional Plaza West (1601 East 19th Avenue).

The Barr Foundation – The Barr Foundation is a non-profit organization established in 1993 to assist amputees with prosthetic rehabilitation. They provide assistance to amputees domestically and internationally who would otherwise have no other financial resources.

Boise Parks & Rec – Boise Parks & Recreation’s Adaptive Recreation program provides a wide range of recreational, social and educational programs for youth and adults with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities can choose to participate with one of our adaptive recreation programs which are specifically designed for someone with a disability or utilize inclusion services in which accommodations may be provided so that an individual with a disability can fully participate in any of Boise Parks & Recreation’s programs.

Camp Discovery – This all women’s camp is designed to teach women in wheelchairs physical fitness while creating lasting friendships with those who have had similar experiences and obstacles.

Challenged Athletes Foundation – CAF recognizes the athletic greatness inherent in all people with physical challenges and supports their athletic endeavors by providing unparalleled sports opportunities that lead to success in sports — and in life. CAF also offers grants to enable people with disabilities to participate in sports.

Clasp Life – Clasp Life strives to help others achieve their goals using whatever means necessary, to lend a helping hand to those who just need a little assistance, and to find the resources or equipment needed to make ones quality of life more fulfilling.

Footprints Adventures – Footprints Adventures provides its participants the chance to experience adventure travel around different parts of the country and eventually the world.

Ignite Adaptive Sports – Ignite Adaptive Sports provides safe, fun and affordable instruction in alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing to people with cognitive and physical disabilities to enhance their quality of life.

International Paralympic Committee – The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) is the global governing body of the Paralympic Movement. Its purpose is to organize the summer and winter Paralympic Games and act as the International Federation for nine sports, supervising and coordinating World Championships and other competitions.

Limb Preservation Foundation – The mission of The Limb Preservation Foundation is to support the prevention and treatment of limb threatening conditions.  The Foundation raises funds to support patient assistance, education, college scholarships and research programs, working to enhance the quality of life for individuals experiencing limb-threatening conditions such as cancer, severe extremity infections or trauma. Patients served encompass the entire Rocky Mountain region.

Mending Limbs – Mending Limbs was created to help raise awareness of the Amputee Coalition of America as well as the advocacy for adequate prosthetic coverage across the nation.

National Sports Center for the Disabled – The NSCD’s mission is to enable the human spirit through therapeutic sports and recreation.  Each year more than 3,000 children and adults with disabilities participate in our programs to learn more about sports and themselves. With specially trained staff and volunteers, and its own adaptive equipment lab, the NSCD teaches a variety of winter and summer sports and activities to individuals with almost any physical, cognitive, emotional or behavioral diagnosis.

No Barriers – No Barriers provides transformative experiences that empower people to embrace a “no barriers” mindset and discover the potential that lies within themselves and the world.

Paradox Sports – Paradox Sports seeks to recognize and foster an individual’s potential and strength, defying the assumption that people with a physical disability can’t lead a life of excellence.  They provide inspiration, opportunities, and specialized adaptive equipment so that the physically disabled can be active participants in human-powered outdoor sports.

Peach’s Neet Feet – This organization provides custom, hand-painted shoes to children living with disabilities and fighting serious illnesses. What began as a love of art and giving has grown into a movement of kindness.  Through her work, Madison is raising consciousness about generosity. She invites everyone to see themselves beyond what society calls them and begin spreading kindness in their own communities.

Sportainability – Sportainability is a 501c3 nonprofit grassroots organization that mentors and creates opportunities for people to move in new ways, more often, better biomechanically and in the great outdoors.  They assist the community in becoming inclusive, active, and collaborative to further individual and group success in all aspects of whole life health, through our progressive LifeCycle curricula.

Sports Abilities – This is the premier resource for people with disabilities to find recreational, advocacy, support, and sporting activities in the nation. They have calendars for every state and 27 different activities ranging from Team Sports to Social Gatherings.

Two Angels Foundation – The mission of the Two Angels Foundation is increasing the recreational activities for children living in Colorado with physical disabilities, inspiring them to lead the most inclusive and active lives possible.

University of Colorado Hospital Amputee Peer Support Group – This amputee support group is intended to be a place of resources, support and sharing for a community affected by limb loss.  The group will be lead by a clinical psychologist and feature guest speakers addressing a variety of topics relevant to community dwelling amputees.

Vitality in Action Foundation – Their mission is to support, assist, and befriend individuals who have mobility impairments so they can empower people to be vital participants in community activities.

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