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.