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New research: Challenge non-disabled people’s perceptions to change reality for disabled people

New research released by Activity Alliance shines a light on non-disabled people’s attitudes on inclusive activity with disabled people. Although the results show welcoming signs of improvement, ingrained perceptions are creating barriers in changing the reality of disability, inclusion and sport. Taking part with disabled people: Non-disabled people’s perceptions is the result of anonline survey, […]

UK Anti-Doping launch Clean Sport Week 2019

This year marks UK Anti-Doping’s third Clean Sport Week, which launches today, Monday 20th May. This year’s campaign, which will again have the support of a range of National Governing Bodies (NGBs), sports organisations and UK sports stars, will celebrate clean athletes and their success, and promote the work of the anti-doping community in the […]

Junior CP Football Festival to be rearranged for July

The Junior CP Football Festival and FA Talent Day planned for 25th May 2019 has had to be rearranged. A new date will be confirmed soon which will be in July 2019. For more information or to register interest in the event please contact the National CP Football Development Officer 0115 925 7027

Make the NSPCC’s Positive Parents Promise

Ahead of Parents in Sport Week 2019 (October 7th – 13th), the NSPCC are asking parents to make a promise to their child to make sure they have safe and enjoyable experiences of sport. This annual national campaign looks to increase positive parental involvement in youth sport and, by doing so, improve the experiences of […]

CP Sport partner with STA for Learn to Swim Week 2019

The Swimming Teacher’s Association’s (STA) International Learn to Swim Week is this week 13th – 19th May. The aim is to promote water safety and learning to swim, no matter age, location, or ability. Cerebral Palsy Sport are working closely with the STA to promote disability swimming and get more people active. The STA are […]

CP Sport and Mental Health Awareness Week 2019

13th – 19th May 2019 is Mental Health Awareness Week. Cerebral Palsy Sport are recognising the link between sport and mental health for those with cp and highlighting the impact and need for our work. Many children and adults with cerebral palsy report feelings of isolation and exclusion from activities which can impact on well-being […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport nominated for the UK’s largest Diversity Awards

Cerebral Palsy Sport has been nominated for the Community Organisation (Disability) award at the National Diversity Awards 2019. Each nomination made helps to reach the shortlist of the prestigious event. Liverpool will play host to this year’s awards, to be held on 20th September. For one night only Britain’s most inspirational people come together to […]

Cerebral Palsy Sport welcomes new Trustees

Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to welcome two new Trustees to its Board of Trustees following an external recruitment process and induction. Paul Hermann and Professor Janusz Jankowski joined the Board as Trustees and Non Executive Directors and bring with them a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to make a difference to the the charity. […]