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Disability Nation is an audio magazine by Larry Wanger. Available as a podcast and text transcription the magazine covers a variety of topics as it grows.

DN16: Adaptive Sports Association and Disability News.

DisabilityNation episode 16 is now available. Visit the DisabilityNation site to learn more.

The mission of the Adaptive Sports Association (ASA) is to enhance the self-esteem and physical well-being of people with disabilities through participation in sports and outdoor recreational experiences regardless of individual financial limitations. The Adaptive Sports Association has been in service for over 20 years helping people with physical, cognitive and learning disabilities to enjoy sports and outdoor recreational experiences. The staff is experienced in the use of adaptive equipment and training techniques.

Day-long adventures in alpine skiing, snowboarding, whitewater rafting, sea kayaking, fishing, and canoeing are available with reservations and are open to all persons with disabilities. Through the use of state-of-the-art equipment, ASA is able to offer its services to individuals with every type of disability. Over 50 ASA ski and snowboard instructors are nationally certified through Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI). ASA is also a member of Disabled Sports USA. Quality instruction and safety are primary concerns of ASA.

Check out the show to learn more about the history of ASA, available recreational opportunities and how you can get involved as a participant or volunteer. ASA seeks to make their programs affordable to all and, in some cases, scholarship assistance may be available. Click here to watch ASA's program and promotional videos.

This week’s show also features the latest news from the disability community with Dave Reynolds of Inclusion Daily Express.

Music from the Podsafe Music Network: Howard Jones, Building Our Own Future. Click here for tour info. Also, be sure to visit Howard's site by clicking here.

To contact DisabilityNation, you can send email to contact@disabilitynation.nett or phone 206-338-6225.

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