March 28, 2013

Our Approach

Adaptive Sports Partners of the North Country is committed to working with persons with any kind of disability.  Whether your disability is physical or developmental, or even a combination of both, we want to work with you to provide an opportunity for a rewarding sport, recreation, or wellness experience.

The process starts with your contacting us.  We ask you to complete a set of materials that provide all relevant information about your situation and your disability.  Based on that information and our discussions with you or your caregiver, we will jointly put together a plan for an adaptive experience that will be safe, exciting and fun, both for you and for the volunteers who will work in guiding or instructing you.

If you request a specific sport or activity in which we do not have sufficient expertise or necessary equipment, we will work with you to plan a safe and satisfying experience – either through an alternative activity or through a referral to another adaptive provider.

A Special Note on Risk:

We attempt to plan sport and recreation experiences that may be a challenge for you.  We feel it’s important for a person with a disability to be able to decide to take risks – provided that the activity will take place in an environment that is appropriately supportive.  We reserve the right, however, to modify plans for an activity if safety considerations or a combination of risk factors require.