Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

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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. 

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Sussex Disability Sports Network

The aim of the network is to support the development & provision of disability sport and inclusive physical activity across Sussex. If you would like more infrmation about the network please contact gfinlay@activesussex.org 

July 2016 Sussex Disability Sports Network Event Presentations (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.

November 2017 Sussex Disability Sports Network Event presentation (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. 

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 Lead - Physical Activity

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, and heads up the CSP Intelligence Programme.