Tags: Disability

Guidance to close the activity gap for disabled people in poverty

Guidance to close the activity gap for disabled people in poverty

Posted: Fri, 10 Jul 2020 09:14

A disability action group has released guidance for sport and leisure providers to support disabled people from low-income households to be active.

The Activity Alliance factsheet provides insight on how... Read More »

Tags: Disability

Guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:05

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today by a leading disability action group will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments.

Activity Alliance has... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Equality, Facilities

Resources to support inclusive activities at home

Resources to support inclusive activities at home

Posted: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:43

A suite of resources to help make home activities accessible for disabled people has been launched by Activity Alliance, which promotes inclusivity in physical activity and sport.

The resources are based... Read More »

Tags: Active At Home, Disability

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Fears for future inactive generation as report shows disabled children miss out

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 13:17

A new groundbreaking report shows failings across sectors will continue to steer disabled children into an inactive adulthood if we do not act now. My Active Future, from Activity Alliance, calls for more... Read More »

Tags: Disability

Special Olympics update

Special Olympics update

Posted: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:28

Due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, Special Olympics activities have been suspended until further notice. The organisation has released the following statement:

"Following discussions between Paul... Read More »

Tags: Coronavirus, Disability

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Fun for 2,000 children at the Norfolk Winter School Games

Posted: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 08:32

Thousands of young people from schools across Norfolk came together for a sporting competition with a difference at the Norfolk Winter School Games finals.

The Norfolk Winter School Games Week, which ran... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Norfolk, Norwich, School Games, Sport

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Inclusivity grant to make table tennis more accessible

Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 12:13

Clubs and organisations are being invited to apply for Table Tennis England funding to help get more people from minority or underrepresented groups playing table tennis.

The inclusivity grant scheme, now... Read More »

Tags: Disability, Funding, Table Tennis

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

New report shows more to do to reduce disabled people’s inactivity

Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 13:56

Four in five disabled people want to be more active but demand is not being met. Only two in five feel they are given the opportunity to be as active as they would like to be. Worryingly, this level of... Read More »

Tags: Disability

New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

New online tool to help people with visual impairments get active

Posted: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 13:37

British Blind Sport has launched a new interactive tool to help people who are blind or partially sighted find activities in their area.

Using its online activity finder you can find details of inclusive... Read More »

Tags: Disability