November, 2011

Heightening Independence through Adaptive Sailing

Traverse Area Community Sailing (TACS) began its Adaptive Sailing program in the summer of 2009.  In 2010, the program served almost 50 people with a group of committed volunteers and three specially designed boats called Access Dinghies. Adaptive sailing ...

Library for the Blind and Physically Disabled

The Grand Traverse Area Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped is a library within a library. Located on the main floor of the Traverse Area District Library at 610 Woodmere Street in Traverse City, the LBPH serves blind and ...

Life is Like a Challenge Course

Students faced their fears and set new goals at the Lake Ann Camp Challenge Course this fall. Over 50 students with disabilities from the LIFE 102 program participated in a challenge course and a high ropes activity to build teamwork ...




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