sports and recreation

February 2006
PN;Feb2006, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p70
Trade Publication
The article presents news briefs related to people with disabilities in the U.S. The American Birding Association has offered birdwatching field trips specifically designed for wheelchair users and all people with physical disabilities. All three field trips offered in the physical limitations track are accessible for wheelchair users. The U.S. Senate has unanimously passed legislation to specifically permit active duty U.S. military members to train for and participate in the Paralympics. The legislation prominently features in the 2006 Defense Authorization bill.


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