Congratulations 2019 AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Football Champions!

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HURRICANES AND SHARKS TAKE OVER THE ‘SHIP!  Congratulations to the Houston County Sharks (Varsity Division) and the Henry Hurricanes (JV Division) — the 2019 AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Football Champions! The AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Football Championships took place Saturday, May 4; special thank you to Veterans High School and Houston County High Schools for hosting our events, and to all the volunteers …

AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Football Championships 2019

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AAASP/GHSA State Wheelchair Football Championships Saturday, May 4, 2019 – THE MATCHUPS! VARSITY DIVISION: Veterans High School 340 Piney Grove Road Kathleen, GA 31047 Game 1 – 10:00 am Clayton Eagles v Houston Sharks Game 2 – 12:00 pm West GA Wolverines v Gwinnett Heat Game 3 – 2:00 pm Winner of Game #1 v Winner of Game #2 JUNIOR …

Exercise and Fitness for All Act

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SENATORS INTRODUCE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL TO REQUIRE ACCESS TO FITNESS FACILITIES TO PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. Senators Tammy Duckworth, Bob Casey and Richard Blumenthal introduced the Exercise and Fitness for All Act on April 30, 2019. The Act authorizes the U.S. Access Board, a Federal agency that promotes accessibility, to issue guidelines specifying the number and types of accessible exercise equipment …

Outstanding AAASP Athletes Recognized this Spring!

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Congratulations to the following athletes that were recognized by several different organizations for being outstanding student athletes in their fields! SAM MILLIKAN – Gwinnett Heat  Congratulations to Gwinnett Heat’s Sam Millikan for being recognized at the Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Outstanding Senior Athlete Banquet! See the full article here! JESSE COCHRAN – West Georgia Wolverines Congratulations to Jesse Cochran — …

Congratulations to our new AAASP Board President Nancy Turnipseed!

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Nancy Turnipseed is the newly elected President of American Association of Adapted Sports Programs (AAASP) Board of Directors, bringing a wealth of experience to this important position. Currently, a 1st-grade teacher at Decatur City Schools, Nancy is paralyzed from the waist down, due to Spina Bifida, and is a former AAASP athlete.  She serves on the Board of Directors for …