Handicapable Dancers are dancers who may have
developmental disabilities, may have autism, may
have cerebral palsy or any other disability.
Square Dancers may be dancers in wheelchairs who
do not have any developmental
disabilities. These wonderful dancers love
square dancing as much as any one else, they
just may need a little more time to dance the
Founded in 1988, in Mobile, Al, the US
Handicapable Square Dance Association has 40 US
and 9 International clubs.
The First US Handicapable Square Dance Convention was held in
1988 in Chickasaw, AL, a Mobile, AL suburb.
has strived to improve with each new USH
Convention. The conventions are held every other
year, which allows member
clubs two years for
fundraising, so they can travel to each USH
Square dancing promotes self-esteem,
coordination and peer contact. The main goal of
square dance clubs is to provide a setting
the dancers can achieve a sense of
accomplishment and at the same time just have
some great fun.
Click on the US Handicapable logo above for
more information about clubs closest to you.