Are you looking for adapted toys and games? How about best places to vacation that are accessible? Or maybe access to extra-curricular activities? Here you'll find a variety of resources and links to good places to start on your search!
Below are resources for information on ensuring that tourist destinations, products and services are accessible to all people, regardless of their physical limitations, disabilities or age.
Created by Michael Leavy of Home Healthcare Adaptations, a family-run company based in Ireland that specializes in adapting homes for the elderly and less abled.
ACCESSIBLE TOYS AND GAMING
Through play, children (and adults) grow cognitively, socially and develop their communication skills. Giving children and adults access to toys and gaming is an important part of inclusive learning.
Accessible Games for Young Children
80+ Games & Activities that can be accessed using mouse and keyboard, switch, touch screen, joy stick, roller ball and eye gaze.
Accessible Games for Adults (12 yrs +)
Blindfold Games creates audio games for visually impaired people, with dozens of games for the iPhone and iPad including Sudoku, slot maching, crossword puzzles, Who wants to be a Millionaire...
Accessible Gaming Resources
Staying active for people with disabilities is as important for health and self image as it is for those without!
Did you know competitive wheelchair sports activities began in the 1940's when disabled veterans began were tossing a basketball around their hospital ward? This article includes links to organizations championing wheelchair sports.
Info on your favorite competitive or recreational sport. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom to see links to info on all-terrain wheelchairs, wheelchairs for dancing, tennis and more.
Love to read? Know someone who loves to ready but has vision challenges? NLS is a free braille and talking book library for those with disabilities!