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2nd Annual Ride2Live Project rocked ASF December 12 and 13, 2010

On December 12, 2010, ASF marked another milestone with the Ride2Live Project kicking off its second year, introducing children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders to the exhilarating world of snowboarding. With the help of 12 instructors, plus private sponsors and inside volunteers, the project also helped parents realize that not only can they enjoy […]

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Soft, sugary, man-made snow and sunshine and made for a fun filled opening weekend at ASF

The Gwen Allard Adaptive Sports Center came alive December 4th and 5th when Windham Mountain opened for the 2010-11 skiing and riding season. ASF conducted training for 138 returning and new volunteers. ASF’s program opened on Sunday, December 5th with 23 instructors and eight participants. “We happily welcome back the snow, students, volunteers and all […]

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ASF staff and volunteer training – It happens at all levels

Each season we begin the process of welcoming back our experienced volunteer instructors, recruiting and training new volunteers, and presenting educational programs for our staff that help keep us on the forefront of adaptive sports teaching techniques. As discussed in the previous newsletter, we have spent some time this year celebrating the many individual talents […]

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ASF’s Caitie Sarubbi Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the Passing of the Americans with Disability Act at the White House

Written by Caitie Sarubbi July 26, 2010 was a great day in American history. It was the 20th anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disability Act. This act was a great step forward for the American disabled community. The DOA encompasses many topics including regulations that buildings have to follow to be accessible, […]

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Volunteer Gains First Hand Insight as Role Changes from Instructor to Participant

Written by Todd Sahner For many years, I taught skiing and snowboarding at the Adaptive Sports Foundation as a volunteer instructor. I skied or snowboarded everywhere on Windham Mountain with ease. I gave the first snowboard lesson to many of our students on the racing team. Life changed for me a few years ago when […]

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