ABLE Youth-ABLE Youth, located in Nashville, Tennessee, creates children who use wheelchairs who are not defined by their disabilities. ABLE Youth leads children ages 3-12 and young adults 13-22, to become independent, graduate from high school and continue their education in college or enter the workforce. At ABLE Youth, sports is a motivating catalyst for kids to reach goals of independence.
Achilles International – Nashville Chapter– Achilles International Nashville is a local chapter of an international non-profit organization—Achilles International—that pairs athletes with disabilities (e.g. visual impairments, physical disabilities) with athletes/ guides without disabilities so that all can participate in mainstream running activities and events.
Ainsley’s Angels-In addition to ensuring everyone can experience endurance events, Ainsley’s Angels of America aims to build awareness about America’s special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life. Serving as advocates to providing education and participating as active members in local communities, we believe everyone deserves to be included.
Friend’s Life Community – Friends Life Community empowers each participant to live as independently as possible as they age out of high school and other traditional support programs. Through continuing education and job training, we provide our Friends with every opportunity to achieve their full potential and discover their place within the community and the world.
Mending Limbs-Mending Limbs Organization was founded in 2008 to help raise awareness of the Amputee Coalition of America, as well as advocate for adequate prosthetic coverage for amputees.
Team RWB– Team RWB was created to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. We define enrichment as creating quality relationships and experiences that contribute to life satisfaction and overall well-being. The concept of enrichment consists of three core components—health, people, and purpose—that comprise a rich life.
Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes-TNABA, Tennessee Association of Blind Athletes, is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides sports and recreational activities for blind or visually impaired men, women, and children of Tennessee. We provide adaptive programs on 3 different levels which are leisure recreation, health and fitness, and competitive sports. TNABA also provides outreach and consulting for physical education teachers, coaches, parents, students, and other community members to ensure that blind individuals are able to participate in activities alongside their sighted peers.
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