Disability Sport Development Conference

Did you know Cerebral Palsy Sport are holding a National Disability Sport Development Conference?


On the 8th December 2015, Cerebral Palsy Sport will be holding a National Disability Sport Development Conference in Nottingham. This exciting, innovative and unique event is an opportunity for anyone who works with or supports children, young people and adults with a disability to engage in sport and physical activity.

The Cerebral Palsy Sport Disability Sport Conference will have a variety of different speakers that will grace the stage to deliver there expertise and knowledge in their associated area. To find out more about just some of the speakers at the conference click here.

The full programme for the conference can be viewed here.

Delegates will have the opportunity to pick and choose from interactive sessions across 4 themes that will be running throughout the day. The 4 themes are:

Adapted Sports

This is an opportunity for delegates to learn about new learning resources that are being launched by Cerebral Palsy Sport. These resources support our adapted sport programmes and will be delivered by our National Sport Development Officers. The sessions that will be delivered will include RaceRunning, Table Cricket, Frame Football, Bowls and Swimming.

Delegates that will attend the sessions will receive a certificate of attendance that they can put towards their Continuing Professional Development.

Effective Partnerships

These sessions will highlight how working together effectively can have a greater impact on inclusive sport participation opportunities.

New Opportunities 

In these sessions will provide a platform for some of sports National Governing Bodies (NGB) to showcase their developments and the new opportunities that are out there for people with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities to enjoy sport.

Therapy in Sport

These sessions will demonstrate how therapy and participating in sport and active recreation can work together to improve the health and well-being of people with physical disabilities.