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Suggestions for engaging in safe and enjoyable outdoor activities, considering the individuals limitations and abilities

Always keep in mind your specific limitations and safety considerations when engaging in outdoor activities. Prioritize your comfort, provide necessary assistance, and consult with healthcare professionals or therapists to tailor the activities to your unique needs. The key is to create a supportive and enjoyable outdoor experience that encourages well-being and a sense of accomplishment.

Nature Walks

Take gentle walks in nature, considering accessible paths and terrain that are suitable for your mobility level

Adaptive Cycling

Explore adaptive bikes or tricycles to enjoy cycling with added stability and support

Outdoor Yoga or Tai Chi

Practice outdoor yoga or Tai Chi sessions that cater to your physical abilities, promoting relaxation and balance

Sensory Gardens

Visit sensory gardens or create one at home, providing a calming and engaging outdoor experience


Engage in birdwatching from a comfortable and safe spot, providing a serene and educational experience

Outdoor Art

Set up an outdoor painting or sketching station to unleash creativity amidst the natural surroundings


Enjoy fishing by a calm water body, providing a peaceful leisurely activity


Plan picnics in accessible outdoor locations, ensuring comfort and social enjoyment


Explore stargazing, providing a relaxing and fascinating evening activity

Outdoor Music

Listen to music or play musical instruments in a tranquil outdoor setting, promoting emotional well-being

Amy Roberts

Amy Roberts


Amy Roberts is a dedicated individual with a diverse background in healthcare and education. As a former Recreational Therapist, she has helped individuals of all abilities discover the joy of leisure activities as a means of promoting well-being. Her experience as a Special Education Teacher has equipped her with valuable skills in creating inclusive learning environments and supporting students with diverse needs. Amy has also served as a trainer, sharing her expertise and knowledge with others in the field. In addition, she has been a devoted caregiver for her spouse who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), supporting and navigating the challenges that come with such a role. Amy’s unwavering commitment to improving the lives of others serves as an inspiration to all those who have the privilege of crossing paths with her.

The Brain Injury Association of Tennessee (BIAT) is an awareness and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the lives of TBI survivors and their caregivers.

BIAT does not provide medical diagnoses, treatments, or advice. All medical treatments should be discussed with your provider.