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Recreation: Social Outings

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World Recreation Association of the Deaf (WRAD) "is a non-profit recreational, educational, and cultural [membership] organization made up of deaf, hearing impaired and hearing people who live in all parts of the world." A yearly $15 membership includes a subscription to the WRAD News publication, a subscription to local chapter newsletters, frequent distribution of flyers of activities of the local chapters and WRAD, advocacy and representation, discounts to some activities, an opportunity to meet new friends, workshops and conventions, as well as an opportunity to participate in all local chapter activities. Activities provided by local chapters include sporting activities and events, beach parties, recreational tours and much more. For more information on how you can become a member, visit their website.

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Space Coast Center for Independent Living offers Out and About, a social and recreational outing program designed to provide low cost trips for individuals with disabilities, their families and friends. A number of outings are planned each year and include picnics, baseball games, movies, museums, and more. For more information, call (321) 784-9008 (Voice/TDD).

New York

On the Move and More offers a number of exciting, socially stimulating activities to individuals with disabilities that are interested in exploring Long Island, New York. Such activities include social outings, luncheons, playhouse visits, general community involvement, sports and recreational events and much more. For more information, write to 91 Ruland Road, Selden, NY 11784. You may send and e-mail to

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United Kingdom

Disabled and Able Bodied Social Group of Wolverhamptom meets for various social activities throughout the year, encouraging social interaction among people with disabilities and those without. The group hosts two main events each year that take place around Christmas and Easter. To learn how you can become involved, call 01902 575471 or write to 78 Lower Prestwood Road, Wednesfield, Wolverhampton WV11 1JP.

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