Universal Access Program Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

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Contact Information

Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
Contact: Donna Hubbard, Office Administrator
Email Address: Donna.Hubbard@state.ma.us
Phone: 413-545-5760
Fax: 413-545-5995

Box 484 Amherst, MA 01004
Area Served: West

Map Location Universal Access Program

Narrative

The Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program provides outdoor recreation opportunities in Massachusetts State Parks for visitors of all abilities. In the summer we provide adaptive hiking, kayaking, canoeing, cycling, rowing, sailing, golfing, and swimming programs. In the winter, we provide adaptive ice skating, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, sit-skiing, and kicksledding programs.

 

Service Types

  • Self-Advocacy - Recreation and Leisure
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Allergies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amputations
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Angelman Syndrome
  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Ataxia
  • Attention Deficit Disorder/Hyper Activity Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Balance Disorders
  • Barth Syndrome
  • Batten Disease
  • Behavior Disorder
  • Birth Defects
  • Blind
  • Blood disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain/Head Injury
  • Burns
  • Canavan Disease
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chemical Sensitivities
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chromosome Disorders
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Health Impairment
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Cleft Lip & Palate
  • Cochlear Implants
  • Colon Disease
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome
  • Costello Syndrome
  • Craniofacial syndromes
  • Cushing Syndrome
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome
  • Deaf
  • DeafBlind
  • Depression
  • Developmental Delay Birth to 3
  • Developmental Disability
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Dravet Syndrome
  • Dual Diagnosis - ID/MI
  • Dying/high Risk
  • Dysautonomia
  • Dysphagia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Ectodermal Dysplasias
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Epilepsy/seizure Disorder
  • Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • FG Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal Disorders
  • Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gaucher Disease
  • Genetic Disorders
  • Glycogen Storage Disorders
  • Grave's Disease
  • Growth Disorders
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Hard of Hearing
  • Heart Disorder
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Incontinentia Pigmenti
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Joint Disorder
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Kidney Disease
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • Language Impairment
  • Laryngectomy
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Leukemia
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Liver Disease
  • Lupus Erythematous
  • Lyme Disease
  • Mental Illness
  • Microcephaly
  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • Mowat-Wilson Syndrome
  • Multiple Disability
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Narcolepsy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Neurogenic Spinal Deformity
  • Nonverbal Communication
  • Oral/Touch Defensive
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Other See Narrative
  • Pain
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Periventricular Nodular Heterotopia
  • Phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • Phobia
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Polio
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Rare disorders/low incidence
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Rett Syndrome
  • Rubella
  • Sandhoff Disease
  • Sanfilippo Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Sensory Processing Disorder
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Disorders
  • Smell/taste Disorders
  • Smith-Magenis Syndrome
  • Sotos Syndrome
  • Speech Impairment
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke
  • Substance Abuse
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Suicide Loss Survivors
  • Syringomyelia
  • Tarlov Cyst Disease
  • Tay-Sachs
  • Thyroid Conditions
  • Tourette Syndrome
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Turner Syndrome
  • Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome
  • Urea Cycle Disorders
  • Visual Impairment
  • von Hippel-Lindau Disease
  • Williams Syndrome
  • Xeroderma Pigmentosum

Ages Served

  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds