3.4. Additional Programs or Resources
Location: Phoenix, AZ
The Ability360 Sports & Fitness Center features wheelchair accessible weight machines, an aquatic area equipped with lifts and elevators, accessible locker rooms, and more.
This page is designed to give people with disabilities some realistic information about wheelchair accessible places to visit in Arizona.
Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange
The goal of the Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange hosted by AzTAP is to put AT equipment that is not currently being used into the hands of someone who can benefit from it. The Arizona Assistive Technology Exchange is primarily for residents of Arizona, although they do accept entries from other states. The program is designed to facilitate equipment exchange between individuals and is not for the use of vendors or distributors.
Arizona Caregiver Coalition
The mission of the Arizona Caregiver Coalition is to create awareness of caregiving issues and improve the quality of life for caregivers and care recipients through advocacy, information and education, support, and access to resources.
Arizona Center for Disability Law
The Arizona Center for Disability Law (the Center) is a federally-designated Protection and Advocacy System for the State of Arizona. Protection and Advocacy Systems (P&As) throughout the United States assure that the human and civil rights of persons with disabilities are protected.
Arizona Disabled Sports
a non-profit organization dedicated to providing sports and recreation opportunities to individuals with all types of disability. This could include but not be limited to developmental disabilities, orthopedic impairment, sensory deficit and/or neurological involvement.
Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association
Phone: (602) 507-4209
Contact via email
Phone: (888) 889-2185
The Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries. We also offer support and education to family members, professionals, and community members.
Arizona Technology Access Program
The mission of the AzTAP is to (a) increase access to assistive technology (AT) devices and services for individuals with disabilities and their families, and (b) facilitate the development of a consumer-responsive AT service delivery system.
Community Information & Referral
Phone: (602) 263-8856
Phone: (800) 352-3792
Community Information & Referral is the key source of integrated information that brings people and services together to meet vital needs in central and northern Arizona.
The Fans Across America Charitable Foundation
Phone: (480) 821-3013
Committed to helping families with seriously ill and special needs children. The Fans Across America Assist-A-Family Registry features families and their specific life needs (i.e. gas, groceries, utilities) and encourages the Fans Across America community as well as the family and friends of the designated family to make tax-deductible contributions to help fulfill their specific needs. Please note that due to limited resources, we are currently only able to provide assistance to families residing in the greater Phoenix area.
Raising Special Kids
Phone: (602) 242-4366
Raising Special Kids is a non-profit organization serving families of children with disabilities and special health care needs in central and northern Arizona.
Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun
Phone: (480) 774-0236
Our mission at Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun is to spread the spirit of volunteerism by helping low-income elderly and disabled homeowners through home renovation and repair.
The Rewarding Work website gives older people and individuals with disabilities the choice of hiring staff directly and allows them control of the process of hiring personal assistants. The site also provides private agencies a resource to assist in recruitment of direct support professionals and other staff. You can get names, contact information, and availability of direct care workers and agencies that provide respite services or personal care, review their experience, and learn if they are available to work mornings, days, evenings, overnight, or weekends.
Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports
The mission of Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports is to provide and promote fitness, recreation and competitive sports opportunities for people with physical disabilities. They offer wheelchair basketball, tennis, softball, adaptive cycling and other recreational activities. They also offer peer mentoring, wheelchair refurbishment & redistribution, leadership development, and resource referral
Sun Devil Power Soccer Club
The Sun Devil Power Soccer Club was established in 2010. The goal of the club is to be a part of the USPSA and promote the sport of power soccer on campus and in the surrounding communities. Our club is sponsored by Arizona Disabled Sports and provides us with numerous resources and support to help promote the sport of power soccer.
The Neuro Institute
Phone: (888) 226-3876
Neuro Institute has a specialized "Immersion Therapy Philosophy" "Immersion Therapy" is a scientifically proven method for producing permanent neurological changes. The Neuro Institute's "Immersion" program provides an opportunity for success by patients challenged with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and all forms of paralysis.
Therapeutic Riding of Tucson
Phone: (520) 749-2360
Equine-related programs for people with special needs.
VSA arts of Arizona
Phone: (520) 795-6502
Contact via email
The mission of VSA arts of Arizona (VSAA) is to provide inclusive opportunities for participation in the arts for persons with and without disabilities, and/or persons who are disadvantaged or at-risk.