CARI W., A Vermont Special Olympian, tests out a RAD RaceRunner running frame at the Middlebury College track. The frame allows individuals with balance and mobility challenges propel their bodies under their own power and, if they wish to, compete in a sport.
CORNWALL — RAD-Innovations LLC, which custom builds adaptive bikes for people with disabilities, recently announced availability of its RAD RaceRunner running frame. The RAD RaceRunner running frame is designed for use by individuals challenged with balance, range of motion and mobility resulting from cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, stroke, or amputation, for example.  Athletes use running frames to compete in the sport of RaceRunning, which is an internationally recognized disability sport. While RaceRunning is established in Europe and gaining interest in other parts of...
MONTPELIER — The Vermont Governor’s Committee on the Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) recently announced that the Inn at Baldwin Creek in Bristol will be the only Addison County business to be given a 2019 Spirit of the ADA Awards. The awards are given to employers who reflect the spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act in their employment practices.  Awardees successfully:  • Recruit people with disabilities.  • Use on-the-job accommodations and creative solutions to train and employ people with disabilities.  • Provide accessible physical structures, equipment and...

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