Don Rogers received his Master's and Ph.D. from Indiana University in Recreation Therapy with outdoor and counseling emphases, respectively. He is currently on faculty at Indiana State University and is director of the R.T. and Challenge Course programs. During Rogers' Master's at IU, he worked on the Access Indiana grant, which was the precursor to the National Center on Accessibility. He has researched and written extensively about making challenge courses usable by people with disabilities. He is Co-Chair of the Universal and Accessible Design Committee of the Association for Challenge Course Technology, starting that committee in 1997. Don has consulted and presented workshops on this topic in Australia, Taiwan, and Canada, and across the United States.