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Accessible Skiing Family Traveller Magazine Winter Edition

Finding a disabled-friendly holiday can be a nightmare for families with additional needs. ANTONIA WINDSOR reports on the obstacles they face and the travel organisations going the extra mile to offer them fun, freedom and adventure.

There are some amazing companies that will do all the leg work for you. One such company is the Ski 2 Freedom Foundation, which has been enabling families to Access all areas

‘What is accessible for some may not be accessible for others’ enjoy the rejuvenating environment of the Alps and elsewhere for a decade. Founder Catherine Cosby works tirelessly to empower adults and children with conditions ranging from cystic fibrosis and cerebral palsy to Down’s syndrome and dyspraxia to take to the slopes and experience the exhilaration of mountain sports. ‘I have spent many years visiting resorts, talking to ski schools and acquiring a deep understanding of what is available, which I pass on to families through my intensive concierge service,’ explains Catherine, who herself has a child with additional needs.

Ski 2 Freedom is a charity, so there is no cost to the beneficiary, though a contribution is encouraged so that the service can benefit as many people as possible. ‘People come to me with a desire to have a winter holiday and I talk through their needs and recommend accommodation and ski schools that suit their requirements,’ Catherine adds. ‘They might need to hire blades for a wheelchair, a sit-ski .... read more and click on the full article below and the Case Study on Alfie Yates's first ski holiday - Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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