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Learn more about the history, players, tips, and rules of the sport of wheelchair basketball in the United States and around the world. Learn more about other paralympic sports and competitions. Links include photos, videos, a lesson plan, wheelchair basketball drills, and an eThemes resource on Disability Awareness.
This site gives a more detailed look at the sport of wheelchair basketball. Topics include: what it is, who can play, history, equipment, classification, team balance, and governing bodies who oversee these sports.
Learn about wheelchair basketball teams from around the world. Tabs along the top of the page include drop-down menus of information regarding world championships, regulations of the game, and a downloadable rule book.
View photos and videos of the Paralympic games in Vancouver and learn more about the athletes competing. Sporting events include alpine skiing, the biathlon, cross-country skiing, ice sledge hockey, and wheelchair curling. NOTE: This site includes sponsored ads and links to social networking sites.
Get to know the U.S. paralympic team, athletes, and the different sports represented in these competitive games. Photos, videos, and news stories are included. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to social networking sites.
Scroll down on the page for a lesson plan on wheelchair basketball shooting. It is a lesson targeted for 7th and 8th graders but could be modified for younger or older students. NOTE: This site includes ads.
These sites are about different types of disabilities and answers common questions children have. Learn how visual and hearing impaired people use Braille and American Sign Language. Also how the law protects people with disabilities. There is a link to eThemes Resource on American Sign Language.