Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Those activities give them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship.
17 OFFICIAL SPORTS: Alpine Skiing Aquatics Athletics Basketball Bocce Bowling Equestrian Flag Football Golf Gymnastics (Artistic & Rythmic) Polly Hockey Power Lifting Snowboarding Softball Tennis Volleyball
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
formally North East Senior Citizen Resource Center (NESCRC)
Formally Very Special Arts Minnesota, then VSA arts of Minnesota
The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) is the designated Protection and Advocacy System (P&A) for Minnesota and addresses the unique legal needs of Minnesotans with disabilities. MDLC provides free civil legal assistance to individuals with disabilities statewide, regardless of age or income, on legal issues related to their disabilities.
Travel the world with Wilderness Inquiry! We provide great outdoor adventures for adults and conduct award-winning programs introducing youth, families, and people with disabilities to the natural world.
The National MS Society is united in our collective power to do something about MS now and end this disease forever.
North Star Community Rowing, promotes diversity and inclusion in the sport of rowing by expanding access to two populations who traditionally have been excluded from the sport. Creates recreation opportunities for Minneapolis youth and adults beyond those that are currently available, particularly youth from underserved communities and individuals with disabilities
The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is the largest grassroots network dedicated to fighting Parkinson’s disease (PD) and works tirelessly to assist the more than 1 million Americans with PD live life to the fullest in the face of this chronic, neurological disorder.
A program of cross country skiing benefiting blind, visually-impaired, and mobility-impaired individuals and their guides.