Monday, May 1, 2017

Scuba Diving for the Disabled

Scuba diving is fast becoming a popular theraputic activity for the disabled, the weightlessness of being under water help your movement no end and offers easier exercise and rehabilitation to people with limited movement including wheelchair users. As a wheelchair user myself I have often considered scuba diving but never got round to it, one day I will and I shall be back to tell you all abouit it, in the meantime find a selection of accessible official scuba diving clubs offering disabled and special needs underwater scuba diving information as well as clubs throughout the UK listed here.
 

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Dive Ability

UK charity highlighting the benefits of scuba diving for the disabled and the underwater freedom along with details of how to get involved. Includes direct dial contacts for more details.

Freewheeling

Scuba diving in a wheelchair! you have to see this site to believe it. Check it out and get involved with their fundraising campaign.

HSA International

An international disabled scuba diving organisation founded in 1981 and covering 45 countries. Site offers video clips, travel, training and instructor details with contacts.

Scuba diving therapy for wounded troops

An article from the Independent newspaper highlighting the benefits of scuba diving for the disabled.

The Scuba Trust

A charity aimed at helping to get into disabled scuba diving. Details of the sport and how to get involved, local clubs information and organised holidays.

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