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Recreation & Leisure
There are 52 resources (listed below) available in this subtopic.
Spinal Network The Total Wheelchair Resource Book This book published by New Mobility Magazine is a comprehensive resource book for people with disabilities.
Reviewed May 2013 Book
Life After SCI This video explains how experienced wheelchair users get on planes, set up for rental cars, thrash down mountains on four wheelers, pick out the right three-wheeler, play softball, go to college, and much more.
Reviewed May 2013 Streaming Video
Adaptive Sailing - Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program Discover the joy of sailing through the Judd Goldman Adaptive Sailing Program offered through the Chicago Park District. Instruction includes both classroom and on-water instruction for people with physical disabilities.
Reviewed April 2013 Streaming Video
Olympics Lavishly illustrated account of the Olympics includes a section on the Paralympics.
Reviewed August 2012 Book
New RIC Sports & Fitness Center and Sports Has Moved State-of-the-Art in Health and Fitness for People with Disabilities RIC Sports & Fitness Center has a new home! Taking over the completely redesigned mezzanine of what was formerly called the Time-Life Building, this beautiful new facility is just four blocks south of the flagship hospital at 345 East Superior Street. - A wide-open, bright, colorful, state-of-the-art fitness space The new Center features: - New cutting-edge exercise equipment - New locker rooms, changing areas and accessible showers - Unisex facilities for participants with opposite-sex caregivers - Dedicated Functional Fitness space - Aerobics Studio doubled in size with new sound and video systems
Reviewed August 2012 Article
Parkinson Disease: Parkinson’s Disease Resource List A resource guide for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and their caregivers.
Reviewed April 2012 Book
Skyrise Chicago 2010 The Sky’s the Limit Video of Skyrise Chicago 2010, the nation's premier urban stair climb benefiting the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). A stair climb and simulated hand–cycle option provides participation for all abilities. 103 flights. 2,109 stairs!
Reviewed December 2011 Video - DVD
Winter Book for Physically Challenged People Make sure you’re ready for the ice and cold that’s coming this winter season.
Reviewed October 2011 Book
Facing Disability: Sports Insights from Spinal Cord Injury Survivors and Families View assorted video clips for information on sports. Videos reflect insights from spinal cord injury survivors and family members.
Reviewed April 2012 Streaming Video
Paralympics 2008 Beijing Games Video highlights of the 2008 paralympic games in Beijing, China.
Reviewed July 2012 Video - DVD
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