November 30, 2017

Greetings!  I am happy to be connecting with all of you!  As you learned from the introductory blog Anita posted a couple of weeks ago, my name is Chris Streeter and I am a physical therapist for Rochester Regional Health.  I am very excited about this opportunity to collaborate with Rochester Accessible Adventures and bring…

November 8, 2017

I met Kerrie through the National MS Society’s Upstate New York chapter through her role as an advocate for NMSS.  She had invited me to come talk to a group of community members with Multiple Sclerosis about our inclusive recreation movement.  When I met her again, I was introduced to some of her other roles…

November 7, 2017

A very special welcome to our guest blogger, Chris Streeter!  Chris is a Physical Therapist for Rochester Regional Health.  I met Chris in 2016 as he came to explore our work at the Adaptive Paddling and Cycling Center (APACC) at Erie Canal Boat Company.  His mission?  To figure out how he could help make a…

November 1, 2017

Doug Westerdahl, long-time advocate and supporter for people with disabilities staying active in the community, has made a personal donation of $10,000 to support RAA’s work to transform recreation businesses to include people with disabilities. Watch the segment with Norma Holland to hear more.  When you ask him why, Doug’s answer reveals the need in…

October 23, 2017

Our Fall Fundraising Campaign is rolling out!  We are RAA-ising the Bar for True Inclusion!  It’s exciting…and here’s what we mean by “RAA-ising the Bar”!  We want to raise the standard for what it means to have true inclusion in recreation.  We want families and friends with a member with a disability to be able…

October 22, 2017

Welcome to RAA’s blog!  It is designed to answer your questions, inform you about opportunities, and explore opportunities!  Stay tuned for each blog post from the executive director and from guests!  And, if you have particular questions and topics you would like us to address, please let us know! Cheers to many (inclusive) adventures! Anita…