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  • 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 a year 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

    Accessible Facilities

    London Sport
    This guidance covers accessible sports facilities and will help designers, building owners and operators meet design and operational obligations. Formerly known as Access for Disabled People, the 'Accessible Sports Facilities Design Guide' was first published in 2010 and conveys current requirements for accessible sports facilities. Following the publication of the Accessible Sports Facilities Design Guidance note in 2010, the audit ch...
  • 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

    Engaging Disabled People - Combined Insert Pack

    London Sport
    The seven downloads provide useful information on insight, marketing and workforce. It also outlines how to better target supporters, disabled children and young people and older people.
  • Updated 2 years ago

    Impairment-specific Coaching Awareness Top Tips

    London Sport
    These factsheets serve to upskill coaches and sports developers and raise awareness around specific impairment groups. Participants should always be treated as individuals and not defined by their impairment. This information provides a highly generic level of information and should be used as a reference point only. When coaching a disabled person speak to them about their abilities and aspirations in your sport, never assume.
  • 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

    Coaching Disabled People: What Coaches Need to Know

    London Sport
    In 2013 sports coach UK undertook a research project, led by Leeds Beckett University, to understand more about disabled people's experiences of being coached. From this research sports coach UK created guidance, based on what disabled people have experienced and what they feel is needed from a coach to create a positive sporting experience. This infomation provides key points of best practice which can be implemented before and during ...
  • 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.