This 3-day workshop (http://ccprc.com/index.aspx?NID=1582) is designed to provide instructors, outfitters, recreation program providers, and rehabilitation professionals with the information they need to integrate paddlers with disabilities into their programs. The workshop includes how to compensate for a paddler's loss of function due to disability, how to adapt equipment and instruction, and how to focus on the paddler's ability.
The workshop also includes classroom and hands-on learning of adaptation development and instruction with a person who has a disability in both a pool session and open-water paddling.
Upon successful completion of this class, all will receive a certificate of completion. ACA certified paddling instructors receive the Adaptive Paddling Endorsement and also ACA Update credit applied to their paddling instructor certification. Tuition is $230. Call (843) 795-4386 for more information.