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Accessibility Program Partners & Cooperators


Following is a list of links related to BLM’s Accessibility Program:

BLM National Partners

C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation – “Catch A Special Thrill.” The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation brings together partners, including BLM, volunteers and the community by providing children with disabled a day of fishing in the outdoors. C.A.S.T. has expanded its mission by providing fishing opportunities for military and veterans through their “Take a Warrior Fishing” events.

Disabled Sports USA – DSUSA is a national nonprofit organization established in 1967 by Vietnam veterans. Through its 104 chapters in 38 states, DSUSA offers sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. BLM partners with DSUSA chapters to provide opportunities on public lands for recreational activities.

Wilderness Inquiry, Inc. – In addition to providing integrated outdoor adventure experiences, Wilderness Inquiry also conducts a variety of programs and services, including research and training, designed to promote involvement in outdoor pursuits for people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities. 

Cooperating Organizations
 
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Information Technology Centers (ADA & IT) – The ten nationwide ADA & IT centers provide training, information, and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and accessible information technology (IT) to businesses, consumers, schools, and government agencies.
 
Beneficial Designs, Inc. – Beneficial Designs, Inc., works toward universal access in many arenas, including outdoor recreation, through research, design, and education.  
 
Department of the Interior Coordinating Committee on Accessibility for People with Disabilities – BLM is an active member of the DOI Coordinating Committee on Accessibility for People with Disabilities.
 
DisabilityInfo.gov – It is the Federal government's one-stop web site for people with disabilities, their families, employers, veterans and service members, workforce professionals, and many others.
 
National Center on Accessibility (NCA) – NCA provides information and technical assistance, conducts accessibility training courses, and conducts research for persons with disabilities. 
 
U.S. Access Board – The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. The Board develops and maintains accessibility guidelines and standards, provides technical assistance and training.