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Founded: 1970

Goal:  To enable the human spirit through therapeutic sports & recreation.

How: By providing athletes of all ages & disabilities the opportunity to participate in sports through adaptations.

Results: Since its founding, the NSCD has increased its programs from one sport to 20. On average we serve more than 3,400 athletes each year & give more than 19,000 adaptive sport lessons. 98% of NSCD participants have reported an increase in their self-confidence & quality of life.

You Should Know: 72% of people who have a disability do not participate in sports. The NSCD is dedicated to lowering that number & giving more people who have disabilities the chance to participate in more sports and recreation. By involving more athletes in adaptive recreation the NSCD aims improve our participants quality of life, help them recognize their full potential and overcome limitations.