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iCan Shine

Activities for People with Disabilities

PO Box 541, Paoli, PA, 19301-5020

Distance: 164 Miles

Website

https://icanshine.org

Service Details

Description

Offers opportunities for individuals with disabilities to socialize and participate in activities


Additional Information

Teach individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle.


They use adapted bicycles, a specialized instructional program, and trained staff to enable individuals with disabilities ages 8 and up to learn to ride a two-wheel bike.


Two types of programs are offered:
* Bike Camps - In the summer and during school breaks with local groups
* After School Programs - Within public school districts


iCan Swim programs are for people with disabilities age 3 and up learn how to swim.


iCan Dance programs to teach dancing for people with disabilities ages 8 and up.


Features

  • Payment
    • Private pay 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 

Eligibility

The rider must:
* Be at least 8 years old (adults included)
* Have a disability
* Walk without an assistive device (such as a walker or cane)
* Be able to side step swiftly to both sides
* Be able to wear a properly fitted bike helmet at all times when on a bicycle
* Have a minimum inseam measurement of at least 20" when measured from the floor wearing sneakers
* Not exceed 220 pounds
* Be able to behaviorally participate by getting on the bike, following instructions and stay engaged safely in the program


iCan Swim: for people with disabilities age 3 and up
iCan Dance: for people with disabilities age 8 and up


Application Instructions

Upcoming events are listed online - generally, in Minnesota, programs are held in Spring and Summer due to weather.


If there isn't an event hosted by a nearby group, [iCan Shine is happy to partner with local nonprofits, governments, school districts and parent groups to host new programs](https://icanshine.org/program-hosts


Fees

Fees for a week of instruction


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Last Update

6/16/2020

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