The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) took effect in January 1990 and the Roselle Park District complies with the legislation’s purpose which prohibits discrimination on the basis of a disability. The Roselle Park District will make reasonable accommodations in recreation programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability that meets essential eligibility requirements for that leisure program and facilities. The ADA requires that recreation programs offered by the park district be available in the most integrated setting appropriate for each individual. If you have questions about Roselle’s commitment regarding the ADA policy or you believe you have been unfairly discriminated against by the park district, please call the Nick Kapetan, ADA Compliance Officer, at 630-994-4589 or Lynn McAteer, Director, at 630-894-4200.
Persons with disabilities are encouraged to contact the Nick Kapetan, ADA Compliance Officer, at 630-994-4589 or Lynn McAteer, Director, at 630-894-4200 about special accommodations needed for the enjoyment of park district programs.
The Western DuPage Special Recreation Association (WDSRA) is a cooperative extension of the Roselle Park District.
Community-Based Recreational Programs & Inclusion Services for Park District Programs
WDSRA provides fun, engaging recreational and social programs, trips, and special events for children, teens, and adults with special needs. Programs are structured to allow everyone to participate at their own ability level. Through WDSRA each individual has the opportunity to grow personally, connect with their community and discover their potential.
WDSRA offers a wide range of programs to reach a variety of interests. Over 1,500 annually!
Inclusion Services for Park District Programs
Inclusion services are designed to provide the least restrictive environment while providing the maximum opportunity to participate in Roselle Park District programs. There is no charge for WDSRA’s support. To register for services, simply indicate that special accommodations are needed on the park district registration form. Two-week advance notice is requested for inclusion support.
Why Choose Special Recreation at WDSRA?
• All disabilities and ages welcome
• Safe learning environment
• Caring, dedicated, trained staff
• High staff to child/adult ratio
• Improves self-confidence
• Provides socialization opportunities
• Offers opportunities to establish friendships and gain social independence
• Programs that grow with your child
Volunteers & Part Time Staff Welcome
We are always looking for volunteers to assist in all of our programs and at our events. Hours are flexible. Training is provided. Apply at www.wdsra.com.
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