Real Lives (Part 2)

Real Lives (Part 2)

In this second part we hear from three practitioners working in coaching and physical education settings with young people with ... read more

CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre

CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre

Here, we profile the fabulous work of the CARA Adapted Physical Activity Centre in Ireland. They are a world leading group of ... read more

Adapt and modify 101 – Softball example

Adapt and modify 101 – Softball example

In this episode we take a look at adapting and modifying a softball activity so that everybody can be included. We use a simple model ... read more

Using Video for Training

Using Video for Training

Video is a powerful and effective tool for training for many different aspects of inclusion. In this very popular episode we consider ... read more

Adapting Football – Small Sided Games

Adapting Football – Small Sided Games

Small-Sided Games is a version of football that has been developed as a junior development program in Australia and world wide. It is ... read more

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association

Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association have been making a difference in the lives of people with disability for over 30 years. They read more

Inclusion in Extra-Curricula PE

Inclusion in Extra-Curricula PE

In this episode we bridge the gap between research and practice by looking closely at the implications for practitioners of a research ... read more

Physical Education Inclusion Checklist

Physical Education Inclusion Checklist

Download your Physical Education Inclusion Checklist in this episode. This is a simple yet effective tool you can use to make your ... read more

Inclusion in Sport and Recreation Clubs

Inclusion in Sport and Recreation Clubs

Here we consider some broad inclusive strategies that all sport and recreation clubs could consider when looking to include more people read more

Introduction to the TREE Framework

Introduction to the TREE Framework

The TREE Framework is a simple yet effective model to help people adapt and modify sport and physical activities to make them more ... read more

Growing Your TREE Skills

Growing Your TREE Skills

In part 2 on the TREE Framework we explore, in more detail, the application of the this Framework—more specifically, we see how it ... read more

Exercise, Sport and Autism (Part 1)

Exercise, Sport and Autism (Part 1)

Here, we take a look at the work of Amanda Durrant from the UK. Amanda has been working for over 20 years teaching gym sports to young ... read more

Exercise, Sport and Autism (Part 2)

Exercise, Sport and Autism (Part 2)

In part 2 of this series, we look more closely at one of the activities that Amanda Durrant has developed - Kick Football. Amanda ... read more

PlayAble

PlayAble

Steffi de Jong is the co-Founder of PlayAble—a remarkable organisation that is making a big difference to the lives of people in ... read more

Models of Inclusion (Part 1)

Models of Inclusion (Part 1)

Another 2 part series, this time looking at different models of inclusion. We had previously considered the TREE framework, but here we read more

Models of Inclusion (Part 2)

Models of Inclusion (Part 2)

More acronyms – but more useful models to use! This time we looked at FAMME and FAIRE models. The idea here is that you understand ... read more

The Influence Map

The Influence Map

Here we present a concept and approach we don’t think you’d have considered before. Inclusion can depend on how effective partnerships ... read more

Sports Ability in North Queensland

Sports Ability in North Queensland

Amanda Pascall lives in north Queensland in Australia and has been instrumental in establishing Sports Ability, an inclusive games ... read more

The Story of Dancing Kitty

The Story of Dancing Kitty

Who was it that said 'Dance every day like nobody is watching'? You should! Dance is a great activity for everyone and in Manhattan ... read more

Sport 4 Socialisation

Sport 4 Socialisation

Sport 4 Socialisation is doing some great work in using the power of sport to transform lives in Africa. They aim to improve the ... read more

Twin Sticks

Twin Sticks

Twin Sticks is a simple yet effective activity that can be adapted by anyone, for anyone. We love these sort of ideas! Niina Makela ... read more

A short story of Matthew the cyclist

A short story of Matthew the cyclist

This is the story of Matthew Kallir-Preece, a young man with a passion for cycling. It's also a story of how a local cycling club ... read more

Making Contact

Making Contact

The first contact a person with a disability has with their local sports program is vitally important. It can make or break long term ... read more

Adaptation Theory to Practice (Part 1)

Adaptation Theory to Practice (Part 1)

In previous episodes we have considered various models that can be used to create opportunities for people with disability in sport and read more

Adaptation Theory to Practice (Part 2)

Adaptation Theory to Practice (Part 2)

In this second part of Adaptation Theory to Practice and our look at the SEMA model from Israel, we look at the application of the ... read more

Surf2Heal

Surf2Heal

Surfing is a great sport. Perhaps not synonymous with Ireland, but the Irish have a quite brilliant program that teachers surfing for ... read more

2012 Paralympic Games—are they superhuman?

2012 Paralympic Games—are they superhuman?

In the lead up to the 2012 Paralympic Games in London the host broadcasters, Channel 4, ran an advertising campaign that broke new ... read more

People with disability at the Olympics—not only Oscar!

People with disability at the Olympics—not only Oscar!

During the 2012 Paralympic Games in London you would have heard a lot about Oscar Pistorius. He was often said to be the first athlete ... read more

Working Together for Paralympic Sport in Oceania

Working Together for Paralympic Sport in Oceania

The Paralympic Games in London had a huge impact around the world. The benefits go way beyond the excitement of the two weeks of ... read more

Floatsation

Floatsation

Floatsation is a simple yet smart initiative that facilitates independence in the water for people of all abilities. It’s a labour of ... read more

Beyond the Paralympics: Where to for disability sport in Australia?

Beyond the Paralympics: Where to for disability sport in Australia?

Dr Simon Darcy from the University of Technology in Sydney is a long time advocate, academic and researcher—pioneering many invaluable ... read more

Rough Riderz: Welcome to a world of dirt

Rough Riderz: Welcome to a world of dirt

Rough Riderz are a group on a mission. They want to create a fully inclusive downhill Mountain Bike racing community in the UK. Yes, ... read more

Inclusion WA: Connecting youth and community

Inclusion WA: Connecting youth and community

Inclusion WA are based in Perth, Western Australia. In this episode we profit=le one of their many successful programs—one that ... read more

Disability Action Plans for Sport and Recreation Clubs (Part 1)

Disability Action Plans for Sport and Recreation Clubs (Part 1)

Disability Action Plans can be very powerful for sport and recreation clubs. They are the blueprint for action on inclusion. In this ... read more

Disability Action Plans for sport and recreation clubs (Part 2)

Disability Action Plans for sport and recreation clubs (Part 2)

In part 2 on Disability Action Plans for Sport and Recreation clubs we run through a template for a typical DAP that could be used by ... read more

Sport Matters: For Everyone, For Life

Sport Matters: For Everyone, For Life

Sport Matters is a new and dynamic organisation that is set to make a real dent in the world. Driven by a young yet experienced team ... read more

Paralympics and Olympics: Should they merge into one?

Paralympics and Olympics: Should they merge into one?

It's not a new question, but it's an evergreen one. When we conducted a poll on LinkedIn at the end of 2012 we were surprised at the ... read more

Gymnastics for Everybody

Gymnastics for Everybody

We take a close look at a fantastic inclusive gymnastics program called Gymnastics for Everybody. It comes out of the work of ... read more

Is this inclusion?

Is this inclusion?

Sometimes Inclusion is not so straightforward. In this very different episode you have four videos to watch. One question we ask. Then ... read more

Is This Discrimination?

Is This Discrimination?

Following hot on the heels of Episode 43 Is This Inclusion? the theme of this episode is Is This Discrimination? Four videos to ... read more

Bankshot and the Rabbi of Roundball

Bankshot and the Rabbi of Roundball

Rabbi Reeve Brenner created an inclusive basketball type game in 1981—now there are over 300 courts world wide. Read about the ... read more

Inclusion, Creativity: Shrek and Mixed Bags

Inclusion, Creativity: Shrek and Mixed Bags

Creativity is key to inclusion. To include people with disability in sport and recreation activities often means we need to adapt and ... read more

Creativity and Embracing the Shake

Creativity and Embracing the Shake

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 ... read more

Are you an Inclusion Linchpin?

Are you an Inclusion Linchpin?

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 read more

Play and Train from Spain

Play and Train from Spain

Play and Train are a not-for-profit organisation from Spain that is really pushing the boundaries of inclusion. Driven by a very strong read more

An Interview with Gudrun Doll-Tepper

An Interview with Gudrun Doll-Tepper

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 read more

Do coaches need knowledge of impairment to coach?

Do coaches need knowledge of impairment to coach?

Here we explore a question that has been debated for years and try to clarify the issues that impact on the required knowledge of ... read more

Soccajoeys: Taking the Next Step

Soccajoeys: Taking the Next Step

The Next Step program is run by Soccajoeys in Sydney. It's a smart, inclusive and innovative program focused on helping young children ... read more

Symbols of Inclusion (Part 1)

Symbols of Inclusion (Part 1)

Symbols, or visual aids, can be very effective tools to help communication and understanding. They are easy to create and can be ... read more

Symbols of Inclusion (Part 2)

Symbols of Inclusion (Part 2)

In part 2 of this mini-series we take a closer look at why symbols are an effective tool to aid communication and understanding, ... read more

Systematic Instruction

Systematic Instruction

Systematic instruction is an important instructional approach that has many benefits for people with disability. Phil Brown is an ... read more

Inclusion Kenya-Style

Inclusion Kenya-Style

In Episode 58 we look at the work of Peter Bukhala at Camp Shriver in Nairobi, Kenya. Peter faces many challenges in putting the ... read more

Are athletes inspirational?

Are athletes inspirational?

It was Australian activist and comedian Stella Young that coined the phrase ‘Inspiration P**n.’ Sport has a habit of depicting athletes read more

Empowerment through Circus Arts

Empowerment through Circus Arts

Jill Maglio In this episode we talk to Jill Maglio from Holistic Circus Therapy. Jill uses circus activities as a tool to empower ... read more

Reverse integration – doing disability sport differently

Reverse integration – doing disability sport differently

In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Lesley Evans Ogden asks whether this kind of ... read more

The Olympic Movement belongs to everyone

The Olympic Movement belongs to everyone

We must continue to build bridges and facilitate unity in the ongoing efforts to advance the inclusion and integration of people with ... read more

The 7 Pillars of Inclusion

The 7 Pillars of Inclusion

What are the commonalities of inclusion for disadvantaged populations? The 7 Pillars of Inclusion presents a helicopter view of ... read more

A brief history of the Paralympic Games

A brief history of the Paralympic Games

As the Paralympic Games get underway, many people viewing might not know how this multi-disability multi-sport mega event has evolved ... read more

How the Paralympics changed my life

How the Paralympics changed my life

Richard Nicholson has experienced first hand the evolution of the Paralympics, and with it, the shift in perception of disabilities and read more

Me Too – Listening to the voices of people with disability

Me Too – Listening to the voices of people with disability

Me Too - CARA campaign to give people with a disability a voice in constructing their own experiences of sport and recreation read more

The Diabetes Football Community

The Diabetes Football Community

Created in February 2017, The Diabetes Football Community has been developed to support the needs of diabetics who share a passion for ... read more

Real Lives (Part 1)

Real Lives (Part 1)

It's my very great pleasure to bring you this first episode for The Inclusion Club. Let's get into it. In 2009-10 I was researching for read more