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Source: Activity Alliance October 2022

About the project

As physical activity and sports recover following the pandemic, it’s more important than ever that disabled people are included and supported in organised activity. Working with BritainThinks, disabled people, and our members, we wanted to understand how barriers and motivations have changed for disabled people. And how providers can support and include disabled people as we recover and reinvent from this national crisis.

 

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Source: www.activityalliance.org.uk   02/09/2022

https://www.activityalliance.org.uk/news/7483-wheels-for-all-launches-greater-manchester-bike-buddy-programme

Wheels for All specialises in supporting disabled people to cycle at their inclusive cycling centres across England and Wales. As well as supporting a large number of independent cycling programmes to deliver inclusive cycling opportunities. This involves providing adapted bikes and trained staff and volunteers to make cycling as fun

Source: Blog.ParkRun.com 10/08/2022

https://blog.parkrun.com/uk/2022/08/10/seeing-more-disabled-people-at-parkrun/

Wheelchair user Jono Whitehead was recommended parkrun by good friend Tully, she competes as a frame runner and is also a para-Olympic swimmer. Initially hesitant, he arrived to find the tail walker that day was his former maths teacher so felt more at ease.

Here he tells parkrun about why he wants to see more disabled people at their events.

 

Source: This Girl Can helping to make leisure sector spaces safer and more inclusive for women | Sport England  30th June 2022

http://https://www.sportengland.org/news/this-girl-can-helping-make-leisure-sector-spaces-safer-and-more-inclusive-women

 

Sport England is investing almost £500,000 of National Lottery funding into a consortium of sector partners who'll work with This Girl Can to develop resources and training that will help leisure and fitness facilities ensure their spaces are safe an

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: Sport England 04.02.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/working-make-olympic-and-paralympic-sports-more-accessible-and-inclusive

 

Team GB has sent a squad of 50 athletes to the Winter Olympics in China, which began this week. To make sports more accessible and inclusive Sport England funds national governing bodies including Snowsport England and British Ice Skating to help athletes qualify for the Games and invests in community facilities. The organisation’s Uniting the Movement is al