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Source: Activity Alliance 07.03.22

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6963-new-campaign-to-challenge-negative-attitudes-towards-disabled-children

 

Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions through its campaign,‘Who says?’. The charity wants disabled children and young people to have the same opportunities to be active as their non-disabled peers.

Research highlights that there is significant work to do for it to be a level playing field for disabled children and young peop

Source: Activity Alliance 15.02.22

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6895-sense-active-launch-sensory-footbal

 

Sense Active has launched the Sensory Football programme improve the quality of football provision for people with complex disabilities. The programme includes a practical workshop, local mentoring, a toolkit, and on-demand videos and is aimed to provide a better understanding of sensory Football and how to plan, deliver and evaluate sensory football activities with a person-cen

Source: Activity Alliance 17.02.22

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6910-new-activity-cards-deliver-inclusive-challenging-and-fun-pe-sessions

 

The Activity Alliance and partners have released a series of inclusive PE activity cards for teachers and school staff. The cards are jam-packed with fun games and activities, and support teachers to ensure their PE sessions are inclusive and accessible for all school pupils.

Created with the PE curriculum in mind, the games and activities are de

Source: Activity Alliance 10.12.21

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6696-get-out-get-active-launches-new-volunteer-management-toolkit

 

Activity Alliance's Get Out Get Active programme has launched a new Volunteer Management Toolkit, in partnership with Volunteering Matters. It provides organisations with a step-by-step guide to building an inclusive volunteer programme.

The Toolkit features a roadmap and resources on how to deliver an inclusive and accessible volunteer journey. Topics i

Source: Activity Alliance 23.11.2021

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6632-activity-alliance-annual-survey-update-for-2022

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The national Activity Alliance’s Annual Disability and Activity Survey for 2021-22, which tracks disabled people’s perceptions and experiences of sport and physical activity has revealed the stark impact of COVID-19 on activity levels.

Key findings include almost 25% disabled people stated that they had not received enough information about ho

Source: Activity Alliance 10.11.2021

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6608-sensory-alliance-new-project-supports-older-people-to-be-active

 

The Sensory Alliance has been awarded a grant from the Tackling Inequalities Fund to support older people with sensory impairments become more active.

The project will initially focus on the boroughs Barnet, Bromley, Bexley, and Croydon, but it is open to anyone over the age of 45 in London who has a sensory impairment. Individuals who register for

Source: Activity Alliance 08.10.21

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/6507-get-yourself-active-releases-active-at-home-research

http://www.getyourselfactive.org/resources/research-and-learning/

 

Get Yourself Active has launched its Active at Home research – a report into the experiences of disabled people and people with long term health conditions around getting active during the COVID pandemic. The report focuses on learning the sport and leisure sector can take forward now restrictions

Source: Activity Alliance 12.05.21

http://www.activityalliance.org.uk/about-us/our-work/strategy

New findings published today by national charity Activity Alliance reveal the growing impact of the pandemic on disabled people. Just over 7 in 10 disabled people (72%) agree that the coronavirus pandemic has made sport and physical activity less fair for disabled people.

This is one of the headline findings of a new YouGov poll commissioned by Activity Alliance, the leading voice for disabled people