Texas State Parks and Wildlife Department Hosts NCA for Access to Parks and Recreation Training

Staff from the National Center on Accessibility and the Eppley Institute traveled to Austin, Texas, during the first week of September to present a 3-day training workshop to 50 staff from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (PWD). The training, an introduction to accessibility in […]

NCA and Eppley Design Upcoming Training Workshop for National Park Service Park Accessibility Coordinators

The National Center on Accessibility and Eppley Institute staff have been hard at work designing a training course for National Park Service park accessibility coordinators. Park accessibility coordinators perform a collateral duty to improve access to their park unit’s programs and facilities for people with […]

National Alliance for Accessible Golf Announces Golf Program Grants

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf has received a grant from the United States Golf Association (USGA),to expand its efforts to provide financial assistance and resources to help make the game of golf more accessible to people with disabilities.The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) […]

Access Today

Access Today: August 2014 NCA Instructors Make Trip to Beautiful Upstate New York’s Fort DrumNPS Names Accessibility ChiefAccess Board Issues Tech GuideNew Docs Published for Fitness EquipmentDOJ Initiates Proposed Rules for Movies Access Today: October-November 2013 NCA Releases Findings for Longitudinal Study of Playground SurfacesWebinars […]

DOE Issues Finding on St Johns County School Playgrounds: CalRecycle Publishes Best Practices for Playground Owners

Big news is making its way across the internet to public playground owners.  In the first ADA-complaint of its kind specific to the maintenance of playground surfaces, the U.S. Department of Education has issued findings regarding four playgrounds operated by the St Johns County (Florida) […]