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Disability & Inclusion

Active Sussex raises the profile of disability sport by working with National Governing Bodies of Sport (NGBs), disability organisations, local & national partners. 

Interested in information about activities, events and campaigns for children and adults wanting to get active then sign up here to receive our disability & inclusion e-news. The West Sussex and East Sussex information websites also provide a list of opportunities.

Sussex Disability Sports Network

The aim of the network is to support the development & provision of disability sport and inclusive physical activity across Sussex. The network is made up of a range of partners all championing this area of work, with a steering group leading the direction of network events.

If you would like to be added to the Sussex Disability Sports Network database to receive strategic information or want to know more about the network then please sign up here.

November 2017 Sussex Disability Sports Network Event presentation (pdf) – alternative formats available on request. 

March 2017 Sussex Disability Sports Network Event – focused on partner engagement ‘speed dating’ style event. For information about the event please contact Gemma.

July 2016 Sussex Disability Sports Network Event Presentations (pdf) – alternative formats available on request. 

National Partners

English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) 

Strategic lead for disability sport in England, providing useful resources & insight to help get more disabled people active.   

National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) 

British Blind SportCerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports AssociationEnglish Learning Disability Sport Alliance  (which is a partnership between Mencap Sport & Special Olympics GB), UK Deaf SportWheelpower and LimbPower

Training opportunities

EFDS Disability Equality Training and a ‘Delivering an Excellent Service for Disabled Customers’ e-learning course.

The Sussex Disability Sports Network has compiled a list of known local training and national training. If you deliver similar training please let us know. 

If you would be interested in attending or hosting an Inclusive Community Training workshop please register your interest here. Visit the EFDS website for more information about the Inclusive Community Training workshop. 

The evaluation reports for the training are available below:

ICT Independent Evaluation Report

ICT End of Programme Written Report

Resources

EFDS Inclusion Club Hub toolkit helps clubs to include more disabled people in their activities. Use it to develop a club action plan, support your Clubmark process, or your general planning.

Please find a list of useful resources to the right of the page. Alternative formats can be provided on request.

For more information please contact:

Gemma Finlay-Gray

Gemma Finlay-Gray

Strategic Relationship Manager

01273 644 154 / 07760 164001

Gemma is the strategic lead for physical activity and health managing stakeholder relations and taking an insight led focus on inactive populations. She acts as the Disability & Safeguarding lead, heads up the CSP Intelligence Programme and is an OpenActive Champion.