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New survey launched to understand activity needs of disabled children

Categories: Disability Sport Insight Sport Industry News

The ukactive Research Institute has announced a three-year research project with national disability charity, Sense, to better understand the needs of parents and families of disabled children.   Parents of disabled children are encouraged to feed back on the challenges they face when it comes to accessing sport and physical activity, by completing an online […]

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Cricket league launched for young people with complex physical disabilities

Categories: Disability Sport National Governing Bodies

A ground-breaking table cricket league for children and young adults with complex physical disabilities has launched in Sussex. The joint project between Sussex Cricket Foundation and Chailey Heritage Foundation is based in Chailey Heritage’s brand-new Dream Centre in North Chailey, near Lewes. Students from Sussex Cricket’s network of special educational needs school and colleges are competing in the league using adapted […]

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Join the South East Mind Network to help more people with mental health problems get physically active

Categories: Active Sussex News Disability Sport Health & Wellbeing Sport Industry News

The mental health charity Mind has announced the launch of nine new Regional Networks to help more people with mental health problems engage with physical activity. By linking up local organisations across the physical activity, mental health and charity sectors Mind hopes its Regional Networks will support sport and physical activity organisations to be more […]

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Fund to Help Disabled People Get Active

Categories: Disability Sport Funding

A new £250,000 fund, delivered by Sport England and the British Paralympic Association as part of ‘Parasport, powered by Toyota’, has been launched to provide training and equipment aimed at helping disabled people to become more active. ‘Parasport, powered by Toyota’ – is an online hub to empower disabled people to increase their activity levels. […]

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