EpisodesAudio-visual articles addressing inclusion of people with disability in sport and active recreation
Episodes can best be described as audio-visual articles. We want to stimulate your thinking about inclusion. To show you models of inclusion that work and that contribute to more opportunities in sport and active recreation for people with disability. We want to bridge the gap between research and practice and we want to celebrate the achievements of people that have dedicated many years to sport and active recreation for people with disability.
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Understanding the different models of disability and their relevance to sport and physical activity is important. It’s important because it provides a framework to look at ways in which sport and physical activity can be adapted to suit individual needs. Continue Reading Disabled by society: Paralympians face challenges beyond the field
Created in February 2017, The Diabetes Football Community has been developed to support the needs of diabetics who share a passion for football. Chris Bright is the founder of the Diabetes Football Community and is a type 1 Diabetic who was diagnosed with the condition at the age of 8. We caught up with Chris to discuss The Diabetes Football Community. Continue Reading The Diabetes Football Community
Me Too – CARA campaign to give people with a disability a voice in constructing their own experiences of sport and recreation Continue Reading Me Too – Listening to the voices of people with disability
People with disability have precious few opportunities to construct and voice their own story. When they do the result is powerful and different. Continue Reading My Voice
In this ABC Radio broadcast a range of experienced practitioners and academics explore how kids with disabilities can be included in playground and sport settings. Some great tips and insights. Continue Reading Everyone Can Play – including kids of all abilities in playgrounds and sport
Richard Nicholson has experienced first hand the evolution of the Paralympics, and with it, the shift in perception of disabilities and para-athletes. This is his story and a great insight into the Paralympic Games. Continue Reading How the Paralympics changed my life
As the Paralympic Games get underway, many people viewing might not know how this multi-disability multi-sport mega event has evolved from one-man’s vision to use sport as a vehicle for rehabilitation to the international spectacle that it is today. Continue Reading A brief history of the Paralympic Games
What are the commonalities of inclusion for disadvantaged populations? The 7 Pillars of Inclusion presents a helicopter view of inclusion as a framework for greater levels of participation. Continue Reading The 7 Pillars of Inclusion
We must continue to build bridges and facilitate unity in the ongoing efforts to advance the inclusion and integration of people with and without disabilities in sport and in society. Indeed, the Olympic Movement belongs to everyone. Continue Reading The Olympic Movement belongs to everyone
In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Lesley Evans Ogden asks whether this kind of integration could help dispel stigma, discrimination and misconceptions about disability more widely. Continue Reading Reverse integration – doing disability sport differently
Jill Maglio In this episode we talk to Jill Maglio from Holistic Circus Therapy. Jill uses circus activities as a tool to empower people with disability in a wide range of areas. It’s innovative, smart and inclusive. And fun, of course! Continue Reading Empowerment through Circus Arts
In this unique episode we get behind the wheel of elite wheelchair athlete Richard Nicholson who gives us a tactical analysis of the a 1500 metre qualifier for the World Championships. Continue Reading Getting behind the wheel of a wheelchair race
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