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Blaze Sports Georgia
Blaze Sports provides sports training, competitions, summer camps and other sports and recreational opportunities for youth and adults who use wheelchairs, have a visual impairment, have an amputation, or who have a neurological disability such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida. Participant ages range, depending on the program, from 6 years through adulthood. For more information please visit www.blazesports.org or call (770) 850-8199.
DisABILITY BOOKS offers books of interest to parents of children with disabilities, family members, and professionals who serve children and their families, as well as books of interest to adults with disabilities. For more information please visit www.disabilitiesbooks.com.
Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS)
As the State’s only radio reading service, the Georgia Radio Reading Service (GaRRS) is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1980 whose mission is to improve the quality of life for every Georgian who is blind, visually-impaired or has difficulty with access to the printed word. Through sub channel radio transmission and streamlining on the internet, more than 200 volunteer readers from across Georgia deliver approximately 150 different broadcasts each month including cover-to-cover readings of magazines, newspapers, and books, population-specific programming (Seniors, Veterans and Hispanic/Latino News), public service announcements and information regarding community-support programs. GaRRS programs are broadcast 7 days a week, 24 hours a day by way of special sub channel (SCA) radio receivers and an audio streaming link from their website. For more information please visit www.garrs.net or call (404) 685-2820 / (800) 672-6173 (toll free).
Georgia State Parks
Georgia's State Parks & Historic Sites are committed to making facilities and programs accessible to everyone. All lodges have accessible rooms, meeting facilities and restaurants. Most parks offer accessible cottages, campsites, fishing piers, nature trails and picnic areas. For more information please visit http://gastateparks.org or call 1 (800) 864-7275 (Toll Free) or (404) 656-2770 (Headquarters).
Southeastern Deaf Golfer's Association
The objectives of the Association are:
To have an annual golf tournament in the region known as the southeastern section of the United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia).
To provide the membership the opportunity to socialize and share their mutual interest of golf. For more information please visit www.sedga.org.
USA Deaf Sports Federation
The purpose of the USA Deaf Sport Federation is to foster and regulate uniform rules of competition and provide social outlets for deaf members and their friends; serve as a parent organization of national sports organizations; conduct annual athletic competitions; and assist in the participation of US Teams in international competition. For more information please visit http://usdeafsports.org or call (605) 367-5761 (TTY) or (605) 367-5760 (Voice).