Resource Category: Accessibility, Advocacy, Funding
The Disability Foundation and its affiliated organizations were founded by Sam Sullivan after he became teraplegic as a result of a skiing accident at the age of 19. The Foundation provides opportunities for people with disabilities. It promotes the capabilities and talents of people with physical challenges, once barriers in the physical landscape have been overcome.
The affiliated organizations include:
- Tetra Society of North America
- BC Mobility Opportunities Society
- Disabled Independent Gardeners Association
- Disabled Sailing Association
- Vancouver Adapted Music Society
Contact The Disability Foundation for more information about services available to individuals living in BC health authorities, including: Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, Fraser Health Authority, Island Health Authority, Interior Health Authority and Northern Health Authority.