Tags: News

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, 08 Apr 2020 14:57

LimbPower launch new fitness and wellbeing resources

LimbPower launch new fitness and wellbeing resources

National Disability Sport Organisation LimbPower has launched a number of new resources to compliment the existing online resources to support amputees and people with limb difference to stay fit and healthy... Read More »

Tags: #StayInWorkOut, Disability, LimbPower, News

Posted: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:37

British Blind Sport announce “Live Workout Week”

British Blind Sport announce “Live Workout Week”

British Blind Sport are pleased to announce their "Live Workout Week"; a week of accessible, audio described workouts delivered directly into the homes of the nation via Zoom.

Whilst at-home workouts and routines are becoming increasingly popular, it has been found that there is a lack of content with sufficient audio description to allow people with a visual impairment to take part fully and confidently. BBS have been working hard over the last few weeks to engage inclusive deliverers who are experts at making activities accessible and enjoyable for people of any age and ability. Read More »

Tags: #StayInWorkOut, British Blind Sport, News

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 14:26

Powerchair Football Part 2 – Advanced skills and set plays

Powerchair Football Part 2 – Advanced skills and set plays

This CPD event will offer an enhanced insight into the game of Powerchair football. Coaches will be able to interact with Powerchair football coaches and players, learn advanced skills, design/develop specific restarts and set plays of the game. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, Fun, News

Posted: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 14:09

FA Grow the Game Funding

FA Grow the Game Funding

Grow the Game is back for the 10th year in a row with £1.5m available for clubs to turn their aspirations of creating new female and disability teams into reality.

The scheme, which is funded by The FA and Sport England, and delivered by the Football Foundation, prioritises support for traditionally under-represented groups in grassroots football and last year's edition gave approximately 16,000 people the chance to get involved by creating 884 female and 257 disability teams respectively. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, Fun, News

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:30

West Riding County FA Bursaries For Impairment Specific Coaching Courses

West Riding County FA Bursaries For Impairment Specific Coaching Courses

The WRCFA have recently received a grant from The FA to grow the coaching workforce in disability football so they have two fantastic bursaries available for coaches to apply for on a first come first serve basis. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Football, News

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 15:35

Boccia England’s Boccia Boost Accreditation Scheme

Boccia England’s Boccia Boost Accreditation Scheme

Boccia England invites all clubs, schools, charities and organisations which deliver boccia on a regular basis to apply for our new Boccia Boost accreditation. Boccia England's Boccia Boost accreditation scheme recognises and rewards good practices of clubs and groups which deliver Boccia to both disabled and non-disabled people. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Boccia, Disability, News

Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 13:55

Supported cycling holidays for children with special needs and their family

Supported cycling holidays for children with special needs and their family

Get Cycling, a community benefit charity specialising in events, programmes and support systems for people with special needs is carrying out a research project through University York.

They are looking for parents and carers to complete a survey on supported cycling holidays for children with special needs and their families. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Cycling, Disability, News, York

Posted: Thu, 06 Feb 2020 15:33

Table Tennis Inclusive Grant Scheme

Table Tennis Inclusive Grant Scheme

Table Tennis England have opened their inclusivity grant scheme for the second year, which offers funding to groups to help get more people from minority or underrepresented groups playing table tennis. There is up to £300 available for projects which work with people from a variety of groups. Read More »

Tags: Accessible, Disability, Funding, News, Table Tennis