have the opportunity to climb a 20 ft. rock wall with a safety
harness with the supervision of professional staff. The rock wall
is designed to demonstrate the importance of seat belt use by
explaining a fall from the 20 foot rock wall would have the same
impact on their bodies as not wearing a seat belt in a car that
crashes at 20 miles per hour. The experience makes the point that
seat belts save lives. All activities are supervised by trained
Climbing Wall" program demonstrates, in real time environment,
the physical impact of the trauma of the impact of a crash.
Climbing Wall" is also a valuable tool in establishing a sense
of realization for students. We have used the Wall with
deaf, blind and other challenged students, with fantastic results,
establishing their 'contact with reality' and fortifying their
independence and self reliance.