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Mountaineering Essentials

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Disability Program

 

 

 

Disability Program

MMA’s mission is to promote the values of rock climbing, mountaineering, and backcountry travel. In alignment with that purpose, MMA has designed a rock climbing program for people with disabilities to challenge both mental and physical boundaries. By exceeding such boundaries, the inherent human potential for self-discovery is tapped; and obstacles once thought immense diminish in perspective.

This program is free and open to any person with a disability who is at least 9 years of age. Together with Pediatric Potentials, this program is individually designed to meet the needs of each disability. A disability is defined as: a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits major life activities such as seeing, hearing, speaking, walking, breathing, performing manual tasks, learning, caring for oneself, and working. Examples include: epilepsy, paralysis, HIV infection, cancer, asthma, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, and autism.

It has been shown that rock climbing for people with disabilities increases spatial perception, eye-hand coordination, and balance. In addition to achieving these goals, this program is designed to provide an opportunity social interaction in a unique setting.

Cost per person: FREE