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  • Created 3 months ago

    New Support Launched For Disabled Adults To Improve Health

    London Sport
    There are potentially around 3.5 million disabled adults at greater risk of poor health due to inactivity, and evidence shows they are twice as likely to be inactive to non-disabled people. To address this, disabled people will be supported by new resources to help them get more active to improve their health. There are 11.5 million disabled people in England and nearly half (42%) of them are inactive per week compared to 21% of those w...
  • Updated 9 months 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 a year 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 a year 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

    On the Road to Supporting more Disabled People to be Physically Active

    London Sport
    The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) has revealed a new resource to support those who are new to sport or want to assist disabled people on how to get more active. Produced in partnership with County Sports Partnership Network, Disability Rights UK and Sport England, the resource is a guideline to where to start, where to find out more and who to contact on the road to being active.
  • Created 2 years ago

    Including Everyone in Your Sessions

    London Sport
    In coaching terms, an 'inclusive coach' has the ability to positively and effectively coach a group of people 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 have fun and improve. This guide provides a framework for coaches to make changes to their sessions in terms of s...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Yes We Can! Engaging Deaf and Disabled People in Sport and Physical Activity

    London Sport
    This resource demonstrates why sport and physical activity should be on a Deaf and Disabled People's Organisation's (DDPOs) agenda and the important role DDPOs can play in ensuring that local sport and physical activity 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 physical activity...