Frequently Asked Questions

How are ASUSA, FWWAA, PSCSV, and City of San Jose connected?

Adaptive Sports, USA (ASUSA) is the umbrella organization for our 501 (c)(3) non-profit, Far West Wheelchair Athletic Association (FWWAA). FWWAA is a Chapter of ASUSA, which means that we are recognized as an organization that provides quality programs to our community. FWWAA gains insurance and membership through ASUSA.

FWWAA is a registered and active Paralympic Sport Club recognized by the US Paralympics. FWWAA offers seasonal ‘Paralympic Sport Experience’ introductory trainings in different Paralympic sports.

The City of San Jose has assisted in the program development of FWWAA for many years. Many of our programs hold their practices at City of San Jose community centers and parks. With the guidance of City of San Jose, All Access Sports staff, our programs continue to grow and have consistent sessions offered.

FWWAA is grateful of the continued support of our community.

How do I get updates on upcoming events?

Please ‘like’ us on Facebook for up-to-date information.

How do I volunteer?

We would be thrilled to have you volunteer for our programs or special events. Please fill out the volunteer form and send it with a description of who you are and how you’d like to help. If you are seeking a more permanent volunteer position, please send along your resume as well.

How do I donate? What if I want my donation to go to a specific program?

You can donate using the ‘Donate Now’ button on the top of each page, or mail a check to: FWWAA, 3369 Union Ave, San Jose, CA 95124. If you would like the donation to go to a specific program, please include this in the note/comment section of your donation.

How does someone become eligible to join a team?

Our teams are open to any individual with a physical disability, and certain teams may be more suited for you. If you, or someone you know, would like to participate in one the teams please contact our Program Coordinators. You may also email the teams directly.

What if I want to join a team/program, but you don’t offer it?

Please contact us, and let us know what you are looking to participate in. Chances are we will be able to get you in touch with a club/organization that has something for you.

Are you associated with the Special Olympics?

Our organization is different from the Special Olympics. FWWAA offers programs and team opportunities for individuals who have physical disabilities, whereas Special Olympics focus on offering opportunities for individuals who have intellectual disabilities.