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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 […]

Activity Alliance releases latest engagement resources

Today Activity Alliance has added to its suite of support with a set of engagement factsheets. From planning opportunities to measuring impact, the resources help providers to strengthen their work, enabling organisations to engage more disabled people to be and stay active for life. The latest Sport England Active Lives Survey (11 April 2019) showed […]

Survey Results show more disabled people are active.

Sport England latest Active Lives Adults survey results demonstrate that more women, older adults, disabled people and those with long-term health conditions are getting active. The results based on data gathered from November 2017-November 2018 show more people are doing at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity (recommended by the Chief Medical officers […]

New report highlighting demand for more inclusive training

New research released by Activity Alliance highlights a demand for greater training in delivering activities to disabled people. The report indicates a need for more direct, practical guidance on adapting sports. The findings show building the confidence and skills of those who deliver sports sessions can lead to more opportunities for disabled people to be […]

Make volunteering in sport more appealing for disabled people – new research finds

New research released today on International Volunteer Day (5 December) will enable providers to improve their volunteering opportunities, especially for disabled people. The report, ‘Encouraging disabled people to volunteer in sport’, explores the barriers to volunteering and the drivers that could improve its appeal. Cerebral Palsy Sport alongside the English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) and […]

EFDS resources take people on road to an active lifestyle

The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) have launched a new resource to support those who are new to sport or want to assist disabled people on how to get more active. Produced in partnership with County Sports Partnership Network, Disability Rights UK and Sport England,  the resource is a guideline to where to start, where […]