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  • Created 8 days ago

    Mixed Ability Sport Can Positively Impact Individuals and Communities

    London Sport
    A report on the impact of mixed ability sport has been released by International Mixed Ability Sports (IMAS) as part of their Sport England funded Mixed Ability Sports Development Programme (MASDP). Key findings highlight that mixed activity (with disabled and non-disabled people) can have a positive impact at an individual, club and societal level. Created by IMAS, the Mixed Ability Sport Development Programme (MASPD) aims to promote s...
  • Updated a year ago

    Active Lives Borough Update November 2016 - 2017

    London Sport
    The latest Sport England Active Lives release for November 2016 to 2017 has been used to create physical activity profiles for each London Borough. Physical activity participation is broken down by gender, age, disability and socio-economic status. Sport England’s Active Lives survey represents a new way of measuring the number of people taking part in physical activity and sport. Results can be used measure outcomes against Sport En...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Encouraging more Disabled People to Volunteer in Sport

    London Sport
    There is a gap in knowledge around disabled people’s level and experience of volunteering generally, and specifically in sport. This research has been designed to compare and contrast disabled and non-disabled people’s experiences. It aims to help understand the barriers preventing disabled people from volunteering and how to help providers overcome these to make their opportunities more appealing, especially in sport.
  • Created 2 years ago

    Yes We Can Executive Summary

    London Sport
    This resource will help you understand why sport and physical activity should be on a Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation’s (DDPO) agenda and the important role DDPOs can play in ensuring that local sport and physical activity (SPA) becomes fully inclusive. It is based on the experiences of five London DDPOs involved in Into Sport, a 3 year project funded by Sport England, aiming to get inactive disabled people engaged in sport and ...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Cerebral Palsy Sport - Final Report 2017

    London Sport
    Research released by Cerebral Palsy Sport highlights the importance of their adapted sports programme in supporting people with cerebral palsy to be more active. The results confirm that adapting sports by modifying rules and equipment can enable and encourage more people to take part and enjoy sport and physical activity.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Inclusive Coaching

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of athletes who may have very different needs. This is not specific to coaches working with disabled children, players and athletes good coaches will always be working inclusively because they want everyone in their session to improve. This guide will provide the basic tips to help create a more inclusive environment for all participants.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Let's Get Active - A guide to physical activity and sport for people with a learning disability

    London Sport
    A guide to physical activity and sport for people with a learning disability. Produced by Mencap and Special Olympics Great Britain. Presented in Easy Read Format for those with a Learning Disability.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Accessible Sport for You

    London Sport
    Accessible PDFs from British Blind Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports Association, Limb Power and UK Deaf Sport. The documents provide an overview of the purpose of the organisation, who they represent, information regarding the disability group, available support, participation pathways and partnership opportunities.
  • Created 3 years ago

    Mapping Disability: Engaging Disabled People

    London Sport
    It can be challenging to engage with diverse communities with a range of needs. As such, this guide supports organisers of community sport to communicate and engage more effectively with audiences that include disabled people. It contains hints and suggestions on how to motivate disabled people and reassure them that their needs will be met. However, it is important to remember that everybody is different and no single approach will wor...