Accessible Activity News

Posted: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 09:22

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Call to prioritise disabled people in sport and leisure as new research reveals huge pandemic impact

Activity Alliance is urging decision makers in sport and leisure to prioritise disabled people as they strive to recover from the pandemic. Read More »

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Posted: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 16:08

Motor Activities Training Programme (MATP) On-training - Special Olympics

Motor Activities Training Programme (MATP) On-training - Special Olympics

The free online workshops help schools and community groups working with people with PMLD and complex needs to learn and embed MATP into their provision. Read More »

Tags: MATP, SOGB

Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:41

UK Disability Survey

UK Disability Survey

The Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office is developing a National Strategy for Disabled People. Publication is planned for Spring 2021.

To help the government with understanding the barriers that disabled people face and what it may need to focus upon to improve the lives of disabled people, they need to hear about your views and know more about your experiences. Read More »

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Posted: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:00

York City Knights Disability Rugby League Club - Register Now For 2021 Season

York City Knights Disability Rugby League Club - Register Now For 2021 Season

York City Knights RLFC are delighted to inform you each participant that registers for the 2021 YCK Disability Rugby League Club will receive a Rugby League World Cup 2021 inspired training guide. The skills Journal is made up of activities, tips and tasks for the group to work through over the course of the season. Participants will also receive an introduction postcard and a brand-new rugby ball for you to practice all your skills! Read More »

Tags: Mencap Round the World Challenge, Rugby League, York City Knights

Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:45

Goalball UK - Positivity Programme launch day!

Goalball UK - Positivity Programme launch day!

It is a challenging period for all of us and because of this Goalball UK are launching their 'Positivity Programme' to keep us all connected.

In this introductory video, Goalball UK's Kathryn Fielding,... Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 13 Jan 2021 15:16

Inclusive Activity Programme launches new eLearning module

Inclusive Activity Programme launches new eLearning module

Activity Alliance and UK Coaching add a new eLearning opportunity to their joint initiative - Inclusive Activity Programme. From today, people can take part in a new online training module to learn about making physical activity inclusive and accessible to everyone. Read More »

Tags: Activity Alliance, Inclusive Activity Programme

Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:16

WheelPower release 10 NEW Inclusive Workouts for Young Disabled People during Lockdown

WheelPower release 10 NEW Inclusive Workouts for Young Disabled People during Lockdown

WheelPower, the national charity for wheelchair sport, is delighted to announce the forthcoming release of 10 new online workouts, aimed specifically at primary and secondary aged disabled children. We hope that these videos will assist parents and teachers with the provision of PE during Lockdown 3.0, and provide new and exciting opportunities for disabled children to stay fit and healthy during this challenging period. Read More »

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Posted: Thu, 10 Dec 2020 11:31

WheelPower announce new Wheelchair Workouts for Young People

WheelPower announce new Wheelchair Workouts for Young People

It is with great pleasure that today WheelPower are announcing the release of their first wheelchair workout video, aimed specifically at young people. Since April 2020 the National Charity for Wheelchair Sport has released 20 new exercise at home videos and created lots of online resources to enable disabled people to stay active during this challenging year. Read More »

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Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:41

Making Walks Sensory

Making Walks Sensory

Making Walks Sensory is a brand new resource to help people with complex disabilities explore the outdoors and engage with nature. The free resource encourages the use of senses to connect with your surroundings and have more meaningful walking experiences. Read More »

Tags: Sense, Walking

Posted: Wed, 02 Dec 2020 16:11

MENCAP SPORT LIVE

MENCAP SPORT LIVE

MENCAP SPORT LIVE is a free, online conference covering topics related to learning disability and sport. Between 11.00am - 12.00pm each day from 7th-11th December 2020 Read More »

Tags: Mencap Sport