National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
1st Floor, Center Floor Plan
Adaptive sports began as a method for rehabilitating veterans and those with physical disabilities, and have grown into an international movement that empowers disabled athletes with a positive sense of self-worth. An explosion of innovation and creativity has led to technological advancements in adaptive sports equipment, allowing disabled athletes to participate in a wide range of sports that they would not otherwise have had access to.