Accessibility

Accessibility and inclusion for people with special needs

Bill C-81: What’s next?

On June 20, 2018, the Government introduced Bill C-81, an Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada (the Accessible Canada Act) in Parliament. The Accessible Canada Act received Royal Assent on June 21, 2019, and came into force on July 11, … READ MORE

Fall Volt Hockey!

Volt is a unique adaptation to the sport of hockey, as it allows participants who have more complex needs – particularly those with limited upper mobility to play the sport – extending beyond other adaptive variations of hockey … READ MORE

Adaptive Gymnastics

Open only to children with a disability requiring 1:1 coaching, this program is designed to introduce children with a disability to the sport of artistic gymnastics. University of Calgary Children will participate in our circuit-based … READ MORE

Slow-Wheeling to the Sea

“People will look,” warned Minna Caroline Smith in Lapham’s Quarterly about her pioneering tricycling touring of the coastal North Shore in eastern Massachusetts. It wasn’t just that the self-powered adult tricycles were … READ MORE

Meet the man behind Nike’s Flyease shoes

Nike’s new, first truly-hands free shoe, The Nike Go FlyEase, is a reality because in 2012 a teen with cerebral palsy didn’t want his classmates tying his shoes. Matthew Walzer, 16 at the time, wrote a letter to Nike outlining his … READ MORE
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