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Disabled Sports USA - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Disabled Sports USA
451 Hungerford Drive, Suite 608
Rockville, MD 20850
(301) 217-0960 (Local)
(301) 217-0968 (Fax)
info@dsusa.org
http://www.disabledsportsusa.org

Brief Description

Founded in 1967, Disabled Sports USA is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that provides opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence and fitness through participation in sports. What began as a program to serve Vietnam veterans has since grown into one of the nation’s largest multi-sport, multi-disability organizations, annually serving more than 60,000 wounded warriors, youth and adults with disabilities. A member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, Disabled Sports USA offers programs in more than 50 summer and winter sports through its nationwide network of more than 120 community-based chapters. For more information, visit www.disabledsportsusa.org.

Clients served on average per year: 60,000
Number of staff: 12
Geographic area served: Nationwide in 42 states through Disabled Sports USA's chapter network
Publications: Challenge Magazine http://www.challengemagazine.org

Staff

Kirk Bauer, Executive Director, kbauer@dsusa.org
Julia Ray, Programs Manager, JRay@dsusa.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Recreation Services
    • Provides youth and adults with disabilities across the country with state-of-the-art instruction, adaptive equipment and opportunities to compete in a variety of athletic events.

Services for Children

  • Recreation Services
    • Provides youth and adults with disabilities across the country with state-of-the-art instruction, adaptive equipment and opportunities to compete in a variety of athletic events.
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