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BIALA Resource Guide for Brain and Spinal Cord Injury

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Acadiana Therapeutic Riding Organization

Carencro
LA
337-988-4444

Horse back riding program for adults who have experienced an acquired brain injury

Ainsleys Angels of America

Lake Charles
LA

Ainsleys Angels of America is a non-profit organization that matches runners with people with disabilities who want to compete in races.

Bastion

New Orleans
LA
888-737-5577

Bastion is an intentional community in which wounded, ill, or injured veterans live alongside retired military and civilian volunteers. Also offers yoga classes for residents and community members.

Baton Rouge Wheelchair Tennis

Baton Rouge
LA
225-768-7475

Wheelchair tennis

BISCIS Baseball League

New Orleans
LA
504-401-3882

Baseball league for individuals with brain and spinal cord injuries.

Bourgeouis Fishing Charters

Barataria
LA
504-341-5614

Bourgeois Fishing Charters offer a wheelchair accessible covered dock and food and drinks.

Camp Fleur De Lis

Leesville
LA
225-573-9633

Weekend camp for survivors of traumatic brain injury.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

San Diego
California
858-866-0959

Supports those with physical disabilities pursue sports and physical recreation.

City of Hammond Adult Leisure Program

Hammond
LA
985-277-5906

City of Hammond Recreation Department offers adult leisure programs.

Disabled Sports USA

Rockville
MD
301-217-0960

Providing adaptive sports opportunities for people with disabilities to develop independence, confidence and fitness through sports.

BookShare

Nation Wide

Bookshare is an ebook library that makes reading easier. People with reading barriers can customize their experience and read in ways that work for them.

Endeavor Games

Edmond
Oklahoma
405-974-2000

The UCO Endeavor Games is a nationally recognized competition that allows all athletes from around the country with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event.

Greater New Orleans Therapeutic Riding Center

LaPlace
LA
504-466-9960

"GNO Therapeutic Riding Center is a non-profit organization that is focused on providing a fun and therapeutic experience for individuals with physical, emotional, and learning disabilities. They are dedicated to promoting horseback riding activities to enhance quality of life in a safe and professional environment."

Healing Wheels NOLA

New Orleans
LA
504-756-0736

Located in City Park, New Orleans, Healing Wheels NOLA helps physically handicapped and disabled ride bikes again.

Horse Assisted Therapy Services of North Louisiana

Calhoun
LA

Provides therapeutic horsemanship instruction to people who are differently-abled

Jefferson Parish Department of Parks & Recreation

New Orleans
LA
504-731-4600

Jefferson Parish Department of Parks & Recreation offers a wide variety of traditional and non-traditional recreational activities for adults, teens and children, including people with disabilities.

Jewish Community Center

New Orleans
LA
504-897-0143

Offers unique Mind Matters program to help improve memory. Numerous "Brain Health Series" talking about how to upkeep a healthy cognitive brain. Sports, fitness, summer camp, and nursery school included. Also included is an Alzheimer's program.

JoJo's Hope Therapeutic Swimming at Elmwood Fitness Center

LA
504 -733-1600

A charitable swimming and aquatic activity program in which teaching methods and student activities are adapted to meet the needs of individuals who, because of mental or physical impairment, cannot readily achieve success in a regular swim program.

Louisiana GUMBO Games

Statewide
LA
800-259-7200

Games Uniting Mind and Body (GUMBO) is an interscholastic track and field competition designed for children ages 5 to 18 years of age who have physical or visual disabilities.

Louisiana Lions Camp

Anacoco
LA
800-348-6567

Louisiana Lions Camp is a non-profit residential summer camp free for boys and girls with qualifying Special Needs, Diabetes, and Pulmonary Disorders

Muscular Dystrophy Assn. (MDA) Summer Camp

Pollock
LA

Children participate in a variety of activities such as fishing, boating, swimming, arts and crafts, horseback riding, and canoeing. The camp has a nurse and a physician on site. Ages 6-17, no cost.

New Heights Therapy Center

Folsom
LA
985-796-3677

Therapeutic riding for those with disabilities as evaluated on a case by case basis

New Orleans ROLLIN RINOS Wheelchair Athletic Association

504-669-0790

The ROLLIN RINOS have been conducting wheelchair basketball game events since 1992. Wheelchair basketball.

People Program

New Orleans
LA
504-284-7678

People Program is a non-profit membership organization for persons 50 years old and over who are looking for creative ways to spend leisure time.

Ponchatoula Area Recreation District 1 Leisure classes

Ponchatoula
LA
985-370-7272

Ponchatoula Area Recreation District offers leisure classes.

Rotary Youth Camp

Lee's Summit
MO

Intended for any child with a physical limitation which would make it difficult or impossible to participate at other camps

S.M.C.L. Foundation

New Orleans
LA
504-450-4014

SMCL Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes independence and provides opportunities to pursue active and healthy lifestyles for all citizens who are disadvantaged or disabled. Conducts many wheelchair recreational and sporting events for people with disabilities.

SandRider Custom Beach Wheelchairs (Nationwide)

Virginia Beach
Virginia
757-847-9338

A new beach wheelchair to ensure that everyone can enjoy being out-of-doors for the day, swim at the beach or share off-road activities on gravel trails, grassy fields, swampy areas or snow.

Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation (SPAR)

Shreveport
LA

Comprehensive recreational program in Shreveport area.

Ski Dawgs Adaptive Water Skiing

LA
985-516-8283

Adaptive Water Skiing in Southeast Louisiana

Special Olympics Louisiana

Hammond
LA
985-345-6644

Special Olympics Louisiana (SOLA) is a state wide not-for-profit organization that changes lives by promoting understanding, acceptance and inclusion between people with and without intellectual disabilities.

Terrebonne Recreation and Parks & Grounds

Houma
LA

Recreation program

Love Your Brain

Nation Wide

Love Your Brain is a foundation devoted to improving the quality of life of those affected by TBI (& concussion). Retreats, yoga, and resources can be found on their website.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

CA
858-866-0959

Our mission is to serve people with physical disabilities through sport and fitness with meaningful grants. Over the last 27 years, we have given over 30,000 grants to individuals with permanent physical disabilities worldwide. The grants we award are for travel & competition expenses, coaching & training expenses, and adaptive sports equipment. Learn more about our grant programs by visiting https://www.challengedathletes.org/grants/.