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ABC Medical Announces Creation of National Adaptive Sports Month – April 2015

ABC Medical, a national leader in supporting and advocating for adaptive sports, along with the hundreds of adaptive sports organizations it partners with, announces the creation of  National Adaptive Sports Month.

ABC Medical Logo - Adapt. Believe. Compete.National Adaptive Sports Month will increase awareness to the physical, social and psychological benefits of participating in adaptive sports activities, educate the public about the thousands of adaptive sports athletes that adapt, believe and compete each week in the United States, encourage support for inclusive fitness and inclusive athletics in our schools, provide information for individuals interested in participating in adaptive sports and advocate for an increase in the financial support of adaptive sports organizations nationwide.

“Over the past three years we have been fortunate to witness the transformative effects on individuals that participate in adaptive sports or activities”, stated Keith Jones, Chairman and CEO of ABC Medical. “Our goal in creating National Adaptive Sports Month is to create awareness for all adaptive sports athletes, their families and friends and have them join together and raise awareness of the incredible benefits of adaptive sports for individuals. If you believe in the power of adaptive sports, I invite you to join the movement!” 

Throughout April, ABC Medical will strive to raise awareness and support for adaptive sports through social media outlets, at the dozens of adaptive sports events to be held during the month of April, and through the outreach of the 100+ adaptive sports organizations it works with each year. Each day, ABC Medical will recognize one facet of adaptive sports on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, sharing stories and videos of these sports and its athletes. Through these actions ABC hopes to increase engagement, discussion and support for adaptive sports.

Mr. Jones continued, “April was the perfect month to launch this initiative of awareness with three major adaptive sports organizations holding their national championships in April: The United States Quad Rugby Association and the National Wheelchair Basketball Association, both in Louisville, KY, and the USA Sled Hockey National Championships in Buffalo, NY. I encourage everyone to find an event in your area and take the whole family. You will not be disappointed”.

ABC Medical will hold a conference call on Wednesday, April 1st at 2:30PM EST to discuss National Adaptive Sports Month and officially kick off the celebration.

About ABC Medical – ABC Medical is a national leader in providing urological and other medical supplies, delivered directly to customers’ homes. ABC Medical is a “Different Kind of DME”, offering an unmatched combination of personalized service, quality medical supplies, education and outreach to its customers. ABC stands for Adapt.Believe.Compete., representing the Company’s mission of providing people with disabilities unparalleled support to adapt to their situation, believe in themselves and compete every day. As the exclusive medical supply sponsor of many of the largest adaptive sports organization in the U.S., ABC Medical supports and attends over 300 adaptive sports events every year To learn more about a unique company that is Doing Well by Doing Good, call 866-897-8588 or visit us at

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