The opening schedule is on Friday the 12th at 6:00 PM at the BC Place in Vancouver.
The ski events occur at Whistler starting Saturday the 13th (about 2 hours north of Vancouver).
Calendar of events (pdf)
After no coverage 4 years ago, this year there will be coverage- NBC and Universal Sports will have 1 hour on the Opening Ceremony Sat 13th 1:00 PM EST and highlights in April on the 10th 3-5 OM EST.
Paralympic Sport TV has coverage over the internet. http://player27.narrowstep.tv
Team USA will have postings and video: http://usparalympics.org/
Another source for news: http://www.paralympic.org
Some more information: http://www.disabled-world.com/sports/paralympics/2010/
And events will be broadcast on the internet – need a fast connection: http://www.findinternettv.com/Sites/433/Paralympic-Sport-TV.aspx