Tags: Accessible

Posted: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 14:44

New resource: Taking a person-centred approach

New resource: Taking a person-centred approach

Activity Alliance is pleased to unveil their new engagement resource titled 'Inclusive activity: taking a person-centred approach' which is attached below.

The resource explains the concept of 'intersectionality' in relation to disabled people. It highlights how a person's social identities connect and overlap; and how this can influence their activity levels. It encourages sport and leisure organisations to look beyond standard demographics and take a person-centred approach when planning and providing opportunities. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Thu, 06 Aug 2020 11:07

Volunteers Needed - Digital Champions for Sporting Reminiscence sessions

Volunteers Needed - Digital Champions for Sporting Reminiscence sessions

Supported by Dewsbury Memories, the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation are pleased to be delivering online Sporting Reminscence sessions in the Skipton area. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Sporting Reminiscence, Volunteering

Posted: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 12:00

The Virtual Challenge Series

The Virtual Challenge Series

The Virtual Challenge Series, a fun participation event taking place between August 2020 and January 2021. The series is delivered in partnership between CP Sport and LimbPower. We are inviting our members and those with Cerebral Palsy and associated physical impairments and their families to take part. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, CPSport, Challenges

Posted: Fri, 24 Jul 2020 10:18

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

Let’s deliver an inclusive return to play!

From Activity Alliance and members

An open letter urging sport and leisure decision makers to put disabled people's inclusion at the heart of plans and preparations as restrictions are lifted further. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:50

England Netball excited to bring you a new, innovative SEN & Leadership Programme - Blended Netball!

England Netball excited to bring you a new, innovative SEN & Leadership Programme - Blended Netball!

It's a secondary school, peer to peer programme ​designed for mainstream girls to deliver netball to girls with special educational needs within their schools.

Designed to develop life/interpersonal skills such as leadership, communication and empathy, in line with other leadership programmes such as Duke of Edinburgh, it will provide netball for pupils who may not otherwise be involved in the sport. Sessions are completely pupil led meaning there's a real hands-off approach. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Netball

Posted: Fri, 19 Jun 2020 14:09

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

Inclusion guidance to help tackle rising inequalities as sport and leisure return

As more opportunities to be active resume, new guidance released today will help providers to enable welcoming, and more accessible environments. Activity Alliance has published Reopening Activity: An inclusive response, in consultation with partners across sport, leisure and disability equality. The national charity wants providers to consider the guidance as part of their ongoing commitment to disabled people's inclusion. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance

Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 14:03

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

STEP inclusion resources to support activity while at home

Activity Alliance is sharing the top ways to adapt activities so more people can stay in and work out. The STEP tool is one of the most effective ways to use household items to be active. STEP stands for Space, Task, Equipment and People. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance, Disability, Fun, News

Posted: Wed, 25 Mar 2020 16:41

Releasing of Two Adaptive Yoga Videos

Releasing of Two Adaptive Yoga Videos

WheelPower believe that lives can be transformed through sport and physical activity and today they are launching this set of Yoga videos to encourage wheelchair users to exercise from the comfort of their... Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, WheelPower, Yoga

Posted: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 14:19

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

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

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 commitment from every sector of our society to ensure all children and young people benefit from an active lifestyle. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Activity Alliance, Disability, News

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 15:43

Sight Loss Awareness Training

Sight Loss Awareness Training

An interactive workshop to gain an insight into living with sight loss. Explore ideas for making your organisation more accessible.

About this Event

An interactive workshop to gain an insight into living with sight loss. Explore ideas for making your organisation more accessible to people living with sight loss. The event will be at MySight York 14 Merchants Place, Merchantgate, York, YO1 9TU Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Visual Impairment