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Assistive Technology For Recreation and Leisure

Did you know that:

  • When public parks and recreational facilities are built they must comply with ADA requirements.
  • Towns planning a temporary event such as a festival or concert must comply with ADA requirements.
  • Assistive technology helps people of all ages with disabilities participate in a wide-range of outdoor activities.
  • Assistive technology helps people of all ages with disabilities engage in a variety of leisure activities and sports.

Examples of Assistive Technology for Recreation and Leisure

Assistive technology is used to assist with a variety of recreational and leisure activities such as sports, hobbies and social activities. Below are a few examples of assistive technology for recreation and leisure:

  • Adapted sporting equipment (e.g. fishing rods, golf clubs)
  • Switch-adapted digital camera
  • Switch-adapted toys
  • Adapted gardening tools
  • Adapted board games
  • Adapted playing cards and card holders
  • Wheelchair accessible tent

If you would like to learn more about assistive technology for recreation and leisure, contact STAR or check out the resource section below.

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