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ACA Adaptive Paddling Workshops (APW)

At the core of the ACA Adaptive Program, Adaptive Paddling Workshops (APWs) provide the information necessary to seamlessly integrate individuals with physical disabilities into outdoor recreation programs in the context of paddlesports. APWs focus on five key topics: (1) Language, Etiquette and Interaction, (2) The Legal Context, (3) Cultivating Seamless Integration, (4) Adaptive Outfitting Concepts & Goals, and (5) Mechanics of Adaptive Outfitting for Paddlesports.

10/31/2018 to 11/2/2018
When: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Where: Weeki Wachee Spring State Park
6131 Commercial Way
Spring Hill, Florida  34606
United States
Contact: Adaptive Expeditions/ Joe Moore
843.637.7269

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As part of the 2018 Adaptive PAddling Summit, Adaptive Expeditions is offering a Pre-Summit ACA Adaptive Paddling Workshops.

 

The course will be taught by several renowned ACA adaptive PAddling ITs including Joe Moore, Anne Wessman, Kevin Carr, Marcel Beig, & Nancy Uschold.

 

At the core of the ACA Adaptive Program, Adaptive Paddling Workshops (APWs) provide the information necessary to seamlessly integrate individuals with physical disabilities into outdoor recreation programs in the context of paddlesports. APWs focus on five key topics: (1) Language, Etiquette and Interaction, (2) The Legal Context, (3) Cultivating Seamless Integration, (4) Adaptive Outfitting Concepts & Goals, and (5) Mechanics of Adaptive Outfitting for Paddlesports.

 

This 2.5-day APW will involve hands-on learning in both the classroom and in calm, protected waters and will focus on successfully incorporating paddlers with disabilities resulting from SCI into fully integrated, posttherapeutic, paddlesports programs. ACA Instructors will receive the ACA Adaptive Paddling Endorsement upon successful completion. Anyone without Instructor Certification can earn a Certificate of Com.

 

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