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This page contains an online directory of local web site listings for Greater Vancouver Physically Challenged Resource businesses, services, and related interests.

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Accessible Transportation Services
Accessible Transportation Services -
Greater Vancouver,
Information on accessible public transportation services in greater Vancouver. SkyTrain rapid transit, SeaBus passenger ferries, West Coast Express commuter rail, B-Line bus, and Community Shuttle minibuses are all fully accessible. In addition, most other buses have either low-floor access or are lift-equipped.

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Association for Injured Motorcyclists
Association for Injured Motorcyclists -
Surrey,
The Association for Injured Motorcyclists (A.I.M.) is a Registered Non-Profit Society created in 1983 to foster the necessary measures to assist motorcycle accident victims and their families.

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BC Blind Sports & Recreation Association
BC Blind Sports & Recreation Association -
Burnaby,
The British Columbia Blind Sports and Recreation Association is an association of persons who are blind or partially sighted and their supporters, who aim is to improve opportunities for persons with a visual impairment. There are programs and opportunities designed to help our members in regions around the province. We work closely with the CNIB and provincial sport associations and local clubs to improve the access and opportunities in their local community, for blind and partially sighted persons.

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BC Coalition for People with Disabilities
BC Coalition for People with Disabilities -
Vancouver,
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities is a provincial, cross-disability advocacy organization. Our mandate is to raise public and political awareness of issues that concern us. We hope, through our work, to facilitate the full participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of society and to promote independence.

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BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities
BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities -
Vancouver,
The BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities has been registered as a charitable organization since 1952. You may also know us as the Easter Seal People. Under both names, our Society mandate is to support children with disabilities throughout British Columbia. We're dedicated to enriching the lives of children through a renewed focus on "Giving Children Abilities".

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BC Mobility Opportunities Society
BC Mobility Opportunities Society -
Vancouver,
The BC Mobility Opportunities Society is the leading not-for-profit association in British Columbia providing challenging outdoor recreation activities for people with significant disabilities.

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BC Paraplegic Association
BC Paraplegic Association -
Vancouver,
Our mission is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities achieve independence, self reliance, and full community participation.

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BC Special Olympics
BC Special Olympics -
Burnaby,
British Columbia Special Olympics is a community based program. Its primary instrument of program delivery is through community training programs, which are operated by a team of volunteer coaches. These programs give athletes the opportunity to train twelve months of the year in order to compete and test their skills against athletes of a similar ability. Invitational and Regional Competitions occur frequently and athletes compete to advance through a regular cycle of Provincial, National, and World Games. Provincial Summer and Winter competitions are conducted every two years, on a rotational basis. B.C.

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BC Wheelchair Sports
BC Wheelchair Sports -
Vancouver,
BC Wheelchair Sports is a not-for-profit organization devoted to providing opportunities for athletes with physical disabilities. Since being founded in 1971, we have worked to provide access to quality programs for athletes with disabilities. This has always been our focus and continues to be what drives us.

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Bridges to the Future
Bridges to the Future -
Vancouver,
Our mission is to inspire and facilitate the youth of British Columbia living with physical disabilities to... Be confident and independent in spirit... Achieve community integration and participation... Attain realistic educational, employment and life skill training...Initiate, build and maintain relationships.

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Connectra
Connectra -
Vancouver,
CONNECTRA works in partnership with people who have disabilities to reduce the barriers that may limit them in the contribution of their skills and abilities to the community and in their access to earning income. Our goal is to connect people with disabilities to the community at large on a number of levels. Individuals and businesses get involved to encourage and support our participants with opportunities that help them to pursue interests and realize ambitions.

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Disabled Sailing Association
Disabled Sailing Association -
Vancouver,
The Disabled Sailing Association operates from June through August at the Jericho Sailing Centre at 1300 Discovery Street, Vancouver, BC.

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Joy Fellowship
Joy Fellowship -
Vancouver,
Joy Fellowship is an interdenominational Christian ministry in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which has as its specific concern the needs of people with mental or physical disabilities.

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Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada
Muscular Dystrophy Association of Canada -
Vancouver,
Muscular Dystrophy Canada endeavors to provide relevant and current information about many types of neuromuscular disorders in an easy to understand format. Our publications cover important topics such as causes, symptoms, and treatments for these disorders. All of MDC's information documents are written with our clients in mind, and can be downloaded from this site.

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Rick Hansen Foundation
Rick Hansen Foundation Rick Hansen Foundation -
Vancouver,
The Rick Hansen Foundation works to create more accessible and inclusive communities for people with a spinal cord injury, and supports the search for a cure.

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Sam Sullivan Disability Foundation
Sam Sullivan Disability Foundation -
Vancouver,
The Disability Foundation exists to help people with significant disabilities living in the community achieve quality of life. It was created through the initiative of quadriplegic Sam Sullivan to meet the challenges created when people with significant disabilities move out of institutions into the community.

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Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of BC
Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of BC -
Vancouver,
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of all individuals with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus and their families through awareness, education and research.

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Sport Med BC
Sport Med BC -
Burnaby,
A not-for-profit society, SportMedBC is a focal point for sport medicine and science within the provincial sport system. SportMedBC is committed to identiying, developing and promoting Best Practices in Sport Health, Sport Safety and Sport Training. We aim to coordinate access to a network of practitioners and to be the ultimate resources for all active British Columbians interested in sport activities.

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Vancouver Adapted Music Society
Vancouver Adapted Music Society -
Vancouver,
Dave Symington and Sam Sullivan, who were musicians before spinal chord injuries resulted in quadriplegia, started VAMS (Vancouver Adapted Music Society) in 1988. They, together with many others, spent years trying to develop ways to create music. These efforts led to the formation of VAMS awareness band, Spinal Chord, to raise awareness of the capabilities of people with severe disabilities. VAMS worked with G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre to open a recreational music studio in 1992 for the benefit of all people with disabilities.

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Wheel Chair Race Series
Wheel Chair Race Series -
Vancouver,
The BC Road Racing Series was founded in 1995 as a developmental wheelchair racing program. The original series mission statement was to promote the integration of persons with physical disabilities into sports and recreation through organized wheelchair road racing events.

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This page contains a directory of Greater Vancouver Physically Challenged Resources. For the purposes of this web site, listings from the following regions can be included in this directory; Abbotsford, Agassiz, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Delta, Harrison, Hope, Ladner, Langley, Maple Ridge, Mission, New Westminster, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Richmond, Squamish, Surrey, Tsawwassen, Vancouver, West Vancouver, Whistler, White Rock, and the other smaller communities within the Greater Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, Lower Mainland, and Fraser Valley regions. To add your web site this directory, see instructions on this page.


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