ALCAD Articles, Newsletters, Stories, Para PanAm stories

Various articles, brochures, pamphlets, and newsletters created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disabilities (ALACD), including those produced by regional branches of the ALACD, and a special collection for the Para PanAm games held in Toronto in the summer of 2015.

Active Living for Older Adults

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

ALACD Article: Getting Everyone Involved

Tips, ideas for individuals, communities, and organizations.  From the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability (...

ALACD Article: Program Modifications that Really Work

Here's a tip sheet to distribute to your teachers and program leaders with practical ideas for making their games and activities accessible...

ALACD Article: Reversing Barriers

Definitions, Myths and Realities, and ideas and guidelines for adaptations for a variety of sports and recreational activities to reduce...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Your Abilities, Vol 7, Iss 1

Volume 7, Issue 1 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: All abilities welcome...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Your Community, Vol 1, Iss 1

Volume 1, Issue 1 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: The Active Living...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Your Community, Vol 3, Iss 1

Volume 3, Issue 1 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: To the MAX Let’s Get...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Your Students, Vol 1, Iss 2

Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: Activating Youth...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Yourself, Vol 2, Iss 1

Volume 2, Issue 1 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: Thoughts from...

ALACD Newsletter: Activate Yourself, Vol 2, Iss 2

Volume 2, Issue 2 of the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with Disabilities (ALACD) Newsletter. In this issue: Get Active...

ALACD Story: Disabled skiing - The real extreme

Unstoppable. With a little help and some special equipment, disabled skiers head for the hills. Forget about jumping into 100 foot...

ALACD Story: Dragon Boat Racing

Twenty paddlers, a drummer and a caller; they’re “The Dragon Eyes” and they’re fast, very fast. And that’s not easy considering this team...

ALACD Story: Just Tri It!

Are you an athlete with a disability who is looking for a challenging new sport to get into? Do you crave an activity that is very...

Backyard Fun for Everyone

A two page pamphlet, presented as a PowerPoint Presentation, encouraging outdoor activity for persons with a disability

Cycling for Everyone

This activity pamphlet is part of our series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

Fitness for Everyone

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

Gardening for Everyone

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

Get Active with Fitness at Home

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Ontario Initiative.

Indoor Gardening for Everyone

A two-page pamphlet promoting indoor gardening as an activity for persons with a disability.

On Guard Against Diabetes: Information for Persons with Disabilities / Disabilities and Diabetes Fact Sheet

Article and fact sheet noting risk factors, symptoms, tips for healthy living, and more.

Para PanAm ALACD Story: Be Active

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: Bridging Gaps in My Mind’s Eye

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: Dancing Toward Ecstasy

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: It’s All About Having Fun

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: No Mountain Is Too High

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: On Course And Giving Back

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: Panamania: An Inclusion Solution?

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: The Journey Of Trying Something New

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: The Sky’s the Limit

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: Welcome to my World

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Para PanAm ALACD Story: What Sport Can Do

The Para PanAmerican Games were held in Toronto from August 7 to 15, 2015. The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability...

Preschool Play for Everyone

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

Specialized Equipment and Low Cost Modification Ideas

This pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability - Alberta Initiative.

Swimming for Everyone

A two page pamphlet, in PowerPoint format, promoting swimming as an activity for persons with a disability.

Winter Activities for Everyone

This activity pamphlet is part of a series created by the Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability.

Words with Dignity

A handy one page reference guide identifying the appropriate terminology when referring to a person with a disability.
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