American Association of Adapted Sports Programs, Inc. (AAASP) America’s Hometown Sports Leagues for Youth with Physical Disabilities and Visual Impairments

BlazeSports America, Inc.

Mother and child supporting CHASAThe Challenged Athletes Foundation provides individual grants to athletes with a disability that are in need of funding for training, equipment or travel expenses to major competitions.

Disabled Sports USA
Organized by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability.

National Center on Accessibility (NCA)
This website was created by Indiana University’s Department of Recreation and Park Administration in cooperation with the National Park Service. The NCA has a technical assistance program which provides the latest information regarding the inclusion of people with disabilities in parks, recreation and tourism.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) Encourages people with disabilities to engage in regular physical activity to promote healthy lifestyles and prevent development of secondary conditions.

National Sports Center for the Disabled (NSCD)
Offers outdoor recreation opportunities to individuals with disabilities.

U.S. Olympic Team site. For information on the Paralympics

Wheelchair Sports USA  Not just for athletes in chairs. Information on sports groups, competitions, and qualifying times.

Regional Organizations

Northeast Passage Providing “Barrier Free Recreation” to individuals with physical disabilities, friends, and families for over 12 years

Physically Challenged Sports & Recreation Program – Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, MD

International Organizations

Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association

International Paralympic Committee
The international representative organization of elite sports for athletes with disabilities. IPC organizes, supervises and co-ordinates the Paralympic Games and other multi-disability competitions on elite sports level, of which the most important are world and regional championships. It is an international non-profit organization formed and run by 160 National Paralympic Committees and 5 disability specific international sports federations.

Disability Sports, Northern Ireland

Swedish Sports Organization for the Disabled – Sweden