The American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving those with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities through the sport of hockey.
The American Special Hockey Association (ASHA) provides an environment of learning, mutual respect and a sense of community to thousands of athletes and families across North America.
What is SPECIAL HOCKEY?
Special hockey is an adaptive version of ice hockey for athletes with intellectual, developmental, and physical disabilities. Special hockey provides a supportive environment for athletes of differing abilities with a focus on sportsmanship, teamwork, friendships and achieving goals on and off the ice. This focus leads to improved physical and mental health, and provides a community of families and peers, positively impacting the quality of life for the athlete and their family.