Burton Blatt Institute proudly sponsors SU's OrangeAbility event

March 26, 2015

by Syracuse University News

OrangeAbility: Let’s All Play Accessible Athletics

Members of the Syracuse University and Central New York communities are invited to participate in Syracuse University’s fourth annual Accessible Athletics Expo, “OrangeAbility.” This student-led initiative is sponsored by the Disability Student Union, the Beyond Compliance Coordinating Committee, the Disability Cultural Center (DCC), Department of Recreation Services and community organizationMove Along Inc., with support from School of Education Office of the Dean and theBurton Blatt Institute. The event will take place on March 28 from 1-4 p.m. in Flanagan Gymnasium. It is free and open to the public.

Participants will have the chance to play and experience wheelchair basketball, power soccer, sled hockey and more. Drop-ins are welcome on the day of the event, while sign-ups for organized or informal teams are encouraged through the event website.

In addition, attendees will be able to visit with local community-based organizations and SU student groups at the expo. Local businesses and organizations that align with a wide array of diversity areas interested in tabling at the event are welcome, and should register in advance online.

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