IOTI - Adaptive Recreation and Ability Awareness

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One in 5 Utahns live with some sort of adaptive need. This program is helping to expand the opportunities and trainings to underserved populations statewide.

Utilizing the baseline data of existing adaptive sports/recreation programs throughout Utah, the program is providing regional, one-day trainings in 4 key rural locations of the state - Moab, Vernal, Brigham City, and Cedar City - that will focus on adaptive recreation, sports, and outdoor access.

A post study will be conducted by the National Ability Center with the goal for the Office of Outdoor Recreation do a 3 year follow-up that will provide data to adaptive organizations within the state.

It is anticipated the impact of this program will create a positive shift in attitudes within communities towards individuals with disabilities, thereby creating social change.