Paralympic Sport High School Resources

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    Noah Malone in action at the 2019 World Para Athletics Junior Championship in Nottwil, Switzerland. (Photo by Mark Reis)

    Many high school students are looking for opportunities to compete with their peers in high school sports. We encourage athletes to get involved in their high school sport programs as an athlete with a disability even if there are not adaptive sport opportunities available. Inclusive opportunities such as joining a high school track and field or swim team are highly recommended.

    We are continuing to see state participation increase with states offering opportunities for athletic involvement in school sponsored sports at the state high school championship level with varying criteria for qualification.

    Please email us at with any questions.

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      CAF's High School Adaptive Sports Program

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      NFHS Inclusion of Athletes with Disabilities

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