Inclusive Opportunities: Your Role

Madrigal, Jessica
April 2010
PN;Apr2010, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p35
Trade Publication
The article provides information on the Inclusive Fitness Coalition (IFC) which addresses policy, environmental and societal issues related to the lack of inclusion and access to physical activity for people with disabilities in the U.S. It adds that IFC aims to facilitate coordination among organizations and individuals to promote participation in physical activity, sports and recreation. Everyone is encouraged to join and present the steps on how one can make a personal contribution.


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