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 ACCESS GUIDES

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ACCESS NOOSA 899 views AUST
Accessibility guide for people with disabilities holidaying and living in Noosa Shire and surrounding areas of Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
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ACCESSIBLE QUEENSLAND 1229 views AUST
A great website for the disabled who live or wish to travel to Queensland (Qld), Australia. There is information for accessability throughtout Qld's towns & cities including places of interest, transport, local infrastructure, mobility & hygiene services & personal care providers.
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BRISBANE ACCESS GUIDE 1051 views AUST
Welcome to Access Brisbane: a guide to access and facilities for people with disabilities plus stories, art and feedback. The central part of the web site is the Access Ratings Database section which contains a database of Brisbane places with accessiblity ratings. For example, users can search for "accommodation" or "cinemas" and find a ranked list of places with details of accessible features at each place.
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CAIRNS ACCESS GUIDE 430 views AUST
'Accessible Cairns' and the 'Access for All' directory to assists locals and visitors to our region to plan their trip or to access services for people with a disability, their family, friends, carers and support workers.Please take some time to look through this site and use the "Access for All" directory to plan your stay or visit to our wonderful city and surrounding areas.
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EASY ACCESS AUSTRALIA 1389 views AUST
Easy Access Australia is a travel guide for people with a disability or mobility difficulty it is also a good general guide to Australia. First published in 1995, EAA has been updated providing many more wheelchair and easily accessible transport, accommodation and attraction options to those who want to travel and explore this great country. (PLEASE NOTE - while the guide is currently out of print we suggest emailing via this link to find out more on it's current publishing status).
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FREE WHEELER 935 views AUST
Freewheeler is a site started to give those out there, with mobility issues, access to information to help them make informed choices when travelling. We aim to find accessible accommodation and activities around Australia. Freewheeler also provides relevant information and links via its blog
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MELBOURNE - EATING AND ACCESS GUIDE 652 views AUST
This guide is designed to take the hassle out of choosing somewhere to eat by providing basic access information for 88 eateries in Melbourne. As well as listing basic information about the type of food, price range and opening hours, the guide also covers a variety of access considerations such as floor surface, provision of accessible toilets, lighting and background noise.
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National Public Toilet Map Australia 482 views AUST
LOO-K no further...the national public toilet map.
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NELSON'S BAY NSW DISABLED FACILITIES 769 views AUST
Information for people who use a wheelchair for mobility, extracted from my map "Easy Adventures" .
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SYDNEY FOR ALL 622 views AUST
Tourism and Transport Forum, NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have pleasure in launching the test site for the Sydney for All web portal. The portal takes a different approach in accessible tourism. It provides information on the "experience" available to individuals, families and others who may have an access need. The portal is part of a research project where visitors to the site and the "experiences" can provide their feedback. Please contact us if you would like any further information.
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TRAVELLING CHAIR 489 views AUST
Travelling Chair is a new networking site where people with access needs can rate, review and share information on public venues. With enough reviews this site can be used to find accessibility information about everything from clubs to kindergartens.
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WILD WALKS NSW 580 views AUST
Wildwalks is a free online bushwalking and camping guidebook for NSW. There is currently detailed information on 793 walks, and more to come. (NB: Search for wheelchair accessible walks to get more detail)
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 COMMERCIAL

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'NORAH' CENTRAL COAST NSW 475 views AUST
This magnificent holiday home boasts panoramic ocean views of the NSW Central Coast Only 1 1/2 hours north of Sydney. The ideal location to enjoy that beach holiday only a short distance from Norah Head, The Entrance, Toukley, Budgewoi. The home is fully wheel chair accessible with the bathroom designed with plenty of room for easy management of personal care, large kitchen, wide modern floor design have been applied throughout allowing for easy transition from the kitchen , living & sleeping areas through to the outside. Accomodation for 8 people
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ACCESSAVAN 1302 views AUST
Accessavan can offer a personalised CAD Design service for NEW caravans or RV's. They will work together with the manufacturer, and on most occasions co-ordinate a factory tour to oversee your customised van on the production line. Also FREE advice on your existing caravan that may need modification.
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AUSTRALIA - 'TAKE A BREAK' ACCESSIBLE ACCOMODATION 1430 views AUST
If you, or a member of your family, are disabled or elderly, or simply have difficulty getting about, let us help you find the right accommodation.
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AUSTRALIA - 'YERANDA' at BARRINGTON TOPS 790 views AUST
"Yeranda" is the ideal escape destination for those seeking total privacy or a nature based holiday.
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AUSTRALIA - CLARK BAY COTTAGES 1354 views AUST
Blessed with a mild climate all year round, Clark Bay offers you a peaceful, totally accessible base from which you can to do as much, or as little, as you like with your holiday. Clark Bay Cottages is truly a unique setting, nestled on the shoreline of the tranquil Wagonga Inlet and only minutes from the coastal resort town of Naroma and the splendour of the Pacific Ocean. Rarely can a holiday destination make such claims, and deliver. Clark Bay can and does.
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AUSTRALIA - O'CARROLLYNS 960 views AUST
O'Carrollyns at One Mile Beach offers quality villa accommodation in beautiful Port Stephens. O'Carrollyns is a universal recreational and holiday park where guests of all abilities and disabilities can achieve privacy or, alternately, mix and mingle as a group in a friendly, social, and congenial environment, without barriers.
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AUSTRALIA IN STYLE 493 views AUST
Enjoy new experiences in the comfort of your own chauffeured wheelchair friendly vehicle. all inclusive picnic selection progressive luxury shopping escapade regional tours to Blue Mountains, Hunter Valley, and Southern Highlands tours customised to your personal specifications private and exclusive service
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BYRON BAY RAINFOREST RESORT 646 views AUST
Just 300 metres from the sparkling clear waters and white sand beaches of the Pacific Ocean, adjoing Cape Byron Marine Park and Aeakwal National Park, Byron Bay Rainforest Resort is a peaceful retreat where you can escape to relax and revitalize.Nine (9) spacious and comfortable self-contained cottages are set in the seclusion of 16 hectares (35 acres) of remnant coastal rainforest, dry heath and ti tree wetlands.
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DISABILITY HIRE VEHICLES 626 views AUST
Disability Hire Vehicles was established after a trip to the UK to research driving aids for people with a disability. Whilst in the UK I was surprised to see the availability of rental cars specifically for people with a disability.On return to Sydney I repeatedly said 'someone should start a specialty rental company for people with a disability'. Eventually I became that ‘someone’
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ENDEAVOUR INDUSTRIES TRAVEL SERVICES 625 views AUST
Based in the beautiful Hunter Valley in NSW, Endeavour holidays travel to a wide range of destinations. We provide experienced support staff who are there to ensure that all holiday makers enjoy a fabulous holiday catered to meet group or individual needs. Any suggestions for holiday destinations or events are always welcome.
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ENDEAVOUR SAFARIS (AUSTRALIA) 651 views AUST
Endeavour Safaris, specialising in African safaris for those with disabilities in mobility, hearing, sight, oxygen dependence, and kidney dialysis, have also setup in Australia to help those wishing a true outdoor adventure experience to achieve their wish.
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FISHABOUT TOURS 939 views AUST
Maximising your comfort is a feature of the boats design. This includes being able to cater for the disabled fisherman - please contact us for further details. (See down the page on following link for contact details)
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FLASHCAB RENTALS 486 views AUST
Flashcab is Australia's leading manufacturer of accessible vehicles to the taxi industry with over 1,000 cars built and vast experience in designing and manufacturing wheelchair accessible vehicles. Flashcab Rentals provides these vehicles to rent from Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and the Gold Coast for short and long term hires.
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J & P COACHES 521 views AUST
Our state of the art coaches incorporate access for everyone. Hydraulic Lifters assist passengers to board and disembark our coaches. We have over ten years experience in assisting passengers with disabilities with charter needs & can accommodate up to fourteen wheelchairs in one coach. Our holidays are designed for our traveling passengers to enjoy a comfortable and fun holiday tailor made to their special needs.
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LEISURE OPTIONS 718 views AUST
Leisure Options offers a positive approach in supported holidays and travel for people with a disability. We provide: holidays that allow maximum choice and age-appropriate activities; high staffing ratios and a commitment to individual needs and interests; a supportive holiday environment. Leisure Options is a fully licensed Travel Agency and a member of the Travel Compensation Fund and an Accredited Tour Operator that has been providing holidays for people with disabilities since 1993.
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OZMATES TRAVEL 582 views AUST
Since 1995 Ozmates Travel has been taking passengers with a mild to moderate intellectual disability to some of the most exciting destinations within Australia and overseas. Why not call one of our friendly travel consultants who can assist you in creating your own personalised holidays or even join one of our tours?
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PARADISE AFLOAT HOUSEBOATS 696 views AUST
Yes that's right, you can be the captain of your own discovery on board one of our fully equipped houseboats, which are fully wheelchair accessible. Within a short time aboard you will be instructed on how to operate the houseboat with confidence, and you do not need a boat licence or any other qualification. With the picturesque Hawkesbury River as your backdrop, you can enjoy relaxing, fishing, cruising, swimming or just sitting back with your favourite drink. This is the holiday for you.
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PLATYPUS TOURS 481 views AUST
Platypus Leisure Tours provides supported holidays for people with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities. Our focus is to offer quality holidays both nationally and internationally at an affordable price. Our aim is to meet the needs of all our clients while offering dignity, privacy and respect. Our activities are designed to bring focus to enjoyment, social interaction and independence.
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RESPITE TOURS - YOUR FRIENDS ON HOLIDAY. 683 views AUST
11 years ago Trevor & Doraine established Respite Tours at Lawson in the Blue Mountains of NSW, a registered charity, to provide an alternative to centre based respite care for people with acquired brain injury and intellectual disability. This provides holiday tours and day trips. Respite Tours has become so popular that they are always fully booked with long waiting list.
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RESPONSIBLE TRAVEL 613 views AUST
Locations for disabled travel holidays in Australia
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SUPPORTED HOLIDAYS VICTORIA 835 views AUST
Ballarat based company providing holidays for people with an intellectual disability or an ABI.All holidays depart from Ballarat and end in Ballarat and we go to places such as, Grampians, Melbourne, Warrnambool,Echuca. We offer holidays in Ballarat also and are proud to showcase all the tourist sites in Ballarat.
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SUPPORTED HOLIDAYS VICTORIA 707 views AUST
Ballarat based company providing holidays for people with an intellectual disability or an ABI.All holidays depart from Ballarat and end in Ballarat and we go to places such as, Grampians, Melbourne, Warrnambool,Echuca. We offer holidays in Ballarat also and are proud to showcase all the tourist sites in Ballarat.
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TIME FLY'S TRAVEL 469 views AUST
At Time Flys Travel we understand how difficult and daunting planning holidays and travel can be for the disabled. Over the years we have helped many disabled clients plan and enjoy their much deserved vacations. We are now able to use this experience to offer a specialised travel service catering exclusively for the disabled traveler. No matter where in the world you want to go, we can help you with the planning of flights, cruises, accommodation and specialised transport, tailored exactly to your needs.
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UKI GUESTHOUSE NSW 404 views AUST
The Uki Village Guesthouse is a wheelchair friendly, 4 star Bed and Breakfast near Mount Warning, Northern NSW.
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WHEEL AWAY 598 views AUST
Wheelaway is an Australian owned company providing wheelchair accessible van rentals and wheelchair accessible vehicles for hire.
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WHEELADVENTURES 484 views AUST
WheelAdventures is a Motorcycle Tour business specialising in customised rides and tours for the Disabled. WheelAdventures provides Chair-bound and Mobility-challenged people with the unique opportunity to experience Queensland's picturesque Sunshine Coast and Hinterland regions in a Motorcycle Sidecar specially designed for Wheelchairs.
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WHEELCHAIR TOURS AUSTRALIA 388 views AUST
WheelChair Tours Australia has operated as the Premier Tour Company for disabled tourists to Perth since 1995, when Perth hosted the Abilympics. we strive to provide innovative and cost effective travel and tour options for both disabled and able bodied persons alike. Leonie Timms and Susan Brown own and operate the Company and continue to offer unique touring and charter experiences to their clients.
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WHEELIE EASY SUPPORTED HOLIDAYS 654 views AUST
Wheelie Easy is a small family business specialising in disability friendly and wheelchair accessible holidays and day tours. Wheelie Easy Pty Ltd is based in Tropical North Queensland, Australia.
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 INDIVIDUALS

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CRAIG ROSENKRANZ 1839 views AUST
My name is Craig Rosenkranz, I support the spirit of adventure by helping people of all levels of ability to be active and experience ecotourism. I provide adventure travel information and consultation services for people in wheelchairs. I am a C4 quadriplegic, my injury has left me incapacitated from the neck down with no movement in my arms or legs. Since 1989 I have travelled extensively throughout Australia. My travels involve many activities, some of which are in the aussie travel section. I am compiling a data base for people to access and get a view of travel from a wheelies perspective. Surf the site, view information on locations, adventure activities, equipment needed and facilities.
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 ORGANISATIONS

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'e-Bility' AUSTRALIA 675 views AUST
The eBility Foundation for People With Disabilities on the web provides members with a unique & welcoming virtual community. Join us for empowering support, information, resources and friendship in a community that strives to be open and non-judgemental.
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ACCOMOBILITY AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND 765 views NZ
This website provides detailed information about the facilities provided by various holiday accommodation providers in New Zealand and Australia which cater for the needs of individuals with disabilities.
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ACTIVE PLACES AUSTRALIA 1068 views AUST
Active Places is a geographically-aware search engine identifying physical recreation, sport and cultural activities, appropriate contacts and accessible facilities for people with a disability.
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IDEAS Inc 693 views AUST
Riverina Regional Council of Disabled People, after considering a number of possible projects, decided to establish an information service to meet the needs of consumers in the Riverina - Murray who were geographically isolated from city based specialist disability information services. It is an information service for all disabled in regional and rural NSW & those that wish to travel to & from.
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MASTER LOCKSMITHS ACCESS KEY SYSTEM - MLAK 474 views AUST
The MLAK is a master key that fits into specially designed locks allowing 24 hour a day access to disabled public toilets. Eligible people can purchase a key that opens all accessible toilets displaying the MLAK symbol. Please Contact The Master Locksmiths Association on 1800 810 698 or logon to their website at www.masterlocksmiths.com.au where they have a full list of members across Australia. (NB:look down the page on the link to read more)
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NATIONAL DISABILITY SERVICES AUST - COMPANION CARD 556 views AUST
The Companion Card allows people with a profound disability, who require attendant care for the rest of their lives, to participate in community activities and events without discrimination. Companion Cards can be presented at participating organisations where cardholders will not be required to pay an admission fee for their companion who is providing attendant care.
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NATIONAL PARKS VICTORIA 427 views AUST
Their 'Access for all Abilities' online guide including details on booking the 'TrailRider' all-terrain hiking wheelchair ('Search' for TrailRider to get specific details).
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NICAN AUSTRALIA 832 views AUST
Nican is information on recreation, tourism, sport and the arts for people with disAbilities and supports an Australian society where any recreational opportunity values diversity, supports freedom and choice and strengthens inclusive communities. Nican aims to create active and dynamic national links between people, places and resources that improve access to recreation experiences for people with disAbilities and their communities.
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NSW NATIONAL PARKS AND WILDLIFE SERVICE 621 views AUST
Many national parks in NSW offer wheelchair-accessible campgrounds, tracks, picnic areas, lookouts, visitor centres and more. Each site has a difficulty rating, based on its accessibility for average wheelchair users. Use their 'SEARCH' function with the text 'wheelchair access'.
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ROLLAWAYZ 620 views AUST
RollAwayz opens in Google Earth to show the location of wheelchair accessible travel and tourism accommodation in hotels, resorts, motels, backpacker hostels and bed and breakfasts across Australia. With Google Earths tools users can see exactly where it is and whats nearby.There are over 1300 properties on the map, and more are being added as they are identified.
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TAC VICTORIA 460 views AUST
This section of the TAC Victoria website has three components including inspiring personal stories of people with disabilities;links to organisations and supports that aim to assist people with disabilities participate actively and independently in the community including and the most up to date information on transport and travel, holiday accommodation, dining and access, sport and recreation, rights and responsibilities and education and concessions.
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TRAVELABILITY 1099 views AUST
At Travability we are dedicated to providing accessibility information for the Worlds best travel destinations. We have a simple belief that the world should be open to be enjoyed by everyone regardless of their mobility. In years of travelling we know of hundreds of destinations that are fully accessible and it is our intention to bring as many of them as we can to this information site.
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WHEELIE PLANET 540 views INT'L
Wheelie Planet aims to provide information relevant to travelling wheelies and education to the travel sector about accessibility needs.
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 TOURS

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ACCESS HOLIDAYS 313 views AUST
Access Holidays offers planned holidays and tours for people with a wide range of disabilities. We offer respite care in the form of short weekend getaways as well as longer Australian and international group tours. Access Holidays differentiate itself from other holiday suppliers by concentrating on small to medium size groups, providing cost effective holiday solutions and guaranteeing a trained nurse on every tour.
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GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR PUTS UP 3-PERSON OZ TENT - via YOU TUBE website 
 The multi-award winning Australian designed OZTENT was released in 1993 and is now considered by many as the best touring tent on the market today. It is easily erected by one person in less than 30 seconds! The OZTENT has a patented internal aluminium frame which is the heart of its revolutionary design. The frame allows for effortless erection and packing away. It does not require assembly or disassembly.You just unfold it for erection and fold it for packing away. IT'S THAT SIMPLE! (Check OZ Tents You Tube footage on a wheelchair user putting the tent up...easy!). 



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GUY IN A WHEELCHAIR PUTS UP 3-PERSON OZ TENT - via YOU TUBE


THE RIDE MOVIE website 
 Who would have thought the outback was wheelchair accessible? Four men ditch their wheelchairs for a quad bike adventure, traversing the rugged terrain of their tragic past.



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THE RIDE MOVIE


CREATING ABILITY website 
 Once upon a time,
CREATING ABILITY


ACCESSIBLE NEW ZEALAND website 
 Accessible New Zealand is a company that has been developed out of a desire to bring New Zealand to traveler who wants to enjoy the culture, scenery and adventure that comes with travelling but may need a bit of extra help along the way to get them there.
We are about ôShowing you the unimaginable,Taking you to the unreachable, Giving you experiences you never thought possibleö.
Our tours are specialized for travelers with physical disabilities or who have limited mobility. This can be permanent or temporary disabilities, senior, parents with strollers and any other traveler who may require extra assistance. 


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ACCESSIBLE NEW ZEALAND


PARALYMPIC LEGEND TO TEE UP AT DISABLED BRITISH OPEN website 
 Paralympic gold medallist Monique Kalkman has confirmed her participation in the Disabled British Open from August 24 to 26. The 47-year-old, who has won Paralympic gold in wheelchair table tennis and tennis, has set her sights on golf, which she started playing in 2009 after being struck by cervical dystonia – a chronic neck problem. Kalkman was diagnosed with cancer at 14, resulting in the tennis starlet being paralysed from the waist down but it didn’t stop her from fulfilling her dream of becoming a world-class athlete. “I chose to talke up golf ahead of other sports because it has so many interesting sides.”





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PARALYMPIC LEGEND TO TEE UP AT DISABLED BRITISH OPEN


LET'S ROLL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS COACHING WITH THE PROS website 
 Learning wheelchair tennis has just become a lot easier! One of the masters of the sport, 6-time World Champion David Hall, together with his long-time coach Rich Berman, have put together a comprehensive video tutorial of all the basics of playing wheelchair tennis. The tutorial covers all areas of the wheelchair game, such as basic strokes and mobility, advanced strokes and mobility, mental toughness, wheelchair selection and injury prevention - all for free!


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LET'S ROLL WHEELCHAIR TENNIS COACHING WITH THE PROS


BETH'S BRAIN INJURY BLOG website 
 Welcome to my thoughts. Yes, my brain still works. It's just injured; it's not dead! Since my 1990 anoxic brain injury I've had a lot of time to think about getting the most out of
BETH'S BRAIN INJURY BLOG







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