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University of New Mexico DisAbility Sports Festival

HESS Dept., UNM, Johnson Center MSC04 2610
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131

Club Description

The UNM DisAbility Sports Festival is for adults and children with disabilities to laern adapted instruction in sport and recreation activities. The festival also provides information regarding local and statewide adapted sport and recreation programs as well as service-learning opportunities for UNM students pursuing degress in adapted physical education, physical education, athletic training, physical thearpy and special education.the event is held every year during Disability Awarenes Month in October.

Primary Contact

Dr. Cathy Tingstrom
Program Coordinator-Adapted Physical Education
505 277-8176

Disability Groups Served

  • Amputee/Limb Deficiency
  • Cerebral Palsy/Brain Injury (Hypertonia, Ataxia, Athetosis, RoM)
  • Short Stature (Growth Dysfunction)
  • Spinal Cord Injury/Spina Bifida (Impaired Muscle Power)
  • Visual Impairment

Organization Type

  • National Resource Support

Program Types Offered

  • Competitive
  • Recreational

Programs Open To

  • Adults
  • Veterans Active Duty Military Personnel
  • Youth

Programs Specific to Military Personnel & Veterans

  • No

Sports Offered

  • Cycling
  • Goalball
  • Power Soccer
  • Soccer
  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair Tennis