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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It was Australian activist and comedian Stella Young that coined the phrase ‘Inspiration P**n.’ Sport has a habit of depicting athletes with disabilities as inspirational. What do you think—is this good or bad? Continue Reading Are athletes inspirational?
In Episode 58 we look at the work of Peter Bukhala at Camp Shriver in Nairobi, Kenya. Peter faces many challenges in putting the program together—none of which have stopped him making a success of Camp Shriver. Continue Reading Inclusion Kenya-Style
Systematic instruction is an important instructional approach that has many benefits for people with disability. Phil Brown is an experienced expert in this field and in this episode takes us through systematic instruction and how to apply the principles in our teaching and coaching. Continue Reading Systematic Instruction
In part 2 of this mini-series we take a closer look at why symbols are an effective tool to aid communication and understanding, including a case study of how to use symbols for a swimming lesson. Includes 16 free swimming ‘ready to print’ symbols. Continue Reading Symbols of Inclusion (Part 2)
Symbols, or visual aids, can be very effective tools to help communication and understanding. They are easy to create and can be applied to any sport setting. In Part 1 of this mini-series we look at why symbols are important and how we might use them… Continue Reading Symbols of Inclusion (Part 1)
The Next Step program is run by Soccajoeys in Sydney. It’s a smart, inclusive and innovative program focused on helping young children with disabilities transition into regular local soccer clubs. They are doing all the rights things so there’s a lot to learn… Continue Reading Soccajoeys: Taking the Next Step
Here we explore a question that has been debated for years and try to clarify the issues that impact on the required knowledge of impairment a coach should, our should not, have to coach an athlete with a disability. A fascinated and long debate—please join in and add your contribution. Continue Reading Do coaches need knowledge of impairment to coach?
In this episode we grab the opportunity at the ICSSPE Communities in Crisis Seminar to talk to Gudrun Doll-Tepper—a legend in the field of adapted physical activity and education. We talk to Gudrun about developments in the field and lots more in this two part video interview. Continue Reading An Interview with Gudrun Doll-Tepper
Play and Train are a not-for-profit organisation from Spain that is really pushing the boundaries of inclusion. Driven by a very strong commitment and passion of Sylvana Mestre and Mariona Mademont. They are a great example of what can be achieved—in a relatively short time—when you have these key ingredients. Here, we look at their work and hear from Mariona directly. Continue Reading Play and Train from Spain
What does it mean to be a Linchpin of Inclusion? Chances are, if you are reading this then you are a Linchpin of Inclusion yourself. In this episode we examine what this means and what it takes to be a Linchpin. We hear from a short baldy guy legend on the subject! Continue Reading Are you an Inclusion Linchpin?
Following on from the previous episode, here we are going to ’embrace the shake’! We look at how creativity is in all of us and, if we use it, we can see the possibilities of inclusion. Two great videos and some thought provoking material. Continue Reading Creativity and Embracing the Shake
Creativity is key to inclusion. To include people with disability in sport and recreation activities often means we need to adapt and modify what we do. This is nearly always a creative process. In this episode we look at the relationship between creativity and inclusion and consider some practical examples of creativity in action from our friends at New Jersey All People Equal. Continue Reading Inclusion, Creativity: Shrek and Mixed Bags
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