National Veterans Wheelchair Games


Subject:
Disabilities , Communities & Groups , Veterans , Veterans

Description:
Website for this early summer "multi-event sports and rehabilitation program for military service veterans who use wheelchairs for sports competition due to spinal cord injuries, amputations, or certain neurological problems. ... [It] is the largest annual wheelchair sports event in the world." Features a fact sheet, event rules and results, background about participants, and a photo gallery. Also includes a presentation on "Wheelchair Etiquette for non-Wheelchair Users." From the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Publisher:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Language:
English

Source:
http://www1.va.gov/vetevent/nvwg/2008/default.cfm


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