Adapted sports provide a lifetime of benefits for young people with disabilities
“Going out, working out, playing sports is probably not the first thing people think of with disability. But … you still want to live life, right? You still want to have fun and be a person, right? And go out there and have a good time. That’s what we want to show people.“
Dr. David Kyle, a kinesiology professor at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), talks with AC anchor Sarah Williams about the UAH Ability Sport Network (ASN), an adapted youth sports league focusing on paralympic sports participation for middle and high school students with disabilities.
- What is the Ability Sport Network?
- What is your title and responsibilities?
- How did ASN start?
- What made you want to do this?
- What is the process to join?
- Wheelchair sports
- Events for funding?
- What is one thing you have learned as director?
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