Wheelchair basketball is one of the most well-adapted sports, and is also one of the most widespread in the world. It is estimated that there are currently wheelchair basketball leagues and competitions in 75 countries, which gives us a good idea of its degree of social integration and level of competitiveness.
Equine therapy is considered an integrative therapy because it positively affects cognitive, physical, social, and occupational development. The fact that it is beneficial in so many aspects makes it a very useful tool for improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.
If these famous people with disabilities share something besides their professional success, it is their ability of self-improvement. The lives of most of them have not been easy and precisely because of that, they are an example for the rest of society. Knowing and telling the story can be inspiring for others.
One often tends to believe that what most affects the manoeuvrability of a wheelchair is the weight of the person who uses it, and the material with which the frame is made. However, there are other factors related to the friction of your wheelchair that will affect your resistance and your bearing and, ultimately, your mobility.
In recent years, people with disabilities have been encouraged more than ever to lead an active life. That is not only because a more active lifestyle can improve and influence your mood and health, but also because you will feel more integrated in society.
Get ready, the list of activities for people with disabilities that we have built up, is almost as big as your expectations.