Case Study: Illinois

Oftentimes, it’s difficult for children disabilities to walk or bicycle to school, and Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs are designed to remedy a wide range of barriers.

But consider the student who has a disability: Can he or she participate in SRTS?

That’s one of the questions the National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD) seeks to answer during the next year. The National Center also intends to develop a guide to help schools include children with disabilities in their SRTS programs...

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