Disability Sports Development Conference Presentations

Thank you to everyone who attended our first Disability Sports Development Conference and helped to make the day such a success. Below we have made all of the presentations we have available for you to download if you wish.

Therapy Through Sport

RaceRunning: Improving health & wellbeing in people with cerebral palsy
Liz Bryant – Research Fellow, Cardiff University

Promoting the participation of children with disabilities in active recreation and sport
Kathie Drinan, Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists

Physiotherapy and sport. Sustainable health and wellbeing: Why sport is a key player in achieving this target
Jenny Morris and Adele Stanhope, Chartered Society of Physiotherapists

The management of neurological, musculoskeletal & postural conditions within the sports environment
Dan Severn, DM Orthotics

Delivering Effective Partnerships

The challenges of developing successful partnerships as a County Sports Partnership
Simon Starr, Sport Nottinghamshire

The importance of effective engagement and the impact it can have on participation
Catherine Slater, English Federation of Disability Sport

Active Beyond Education: Exploring disabled young people’s experience of sport and physical activity during the transition between school and adulthood
Francis Leng, English Federation of Disability Sport

The Blue Pill or The Red Pill
John Wileman & Sarah Retzlaff, Nottingham City Council

New Participation Opportunities

Teeing off inclusive golf
Jamie Blair – Disability Lead, England Golf

Sailability: Sharing the success of the RYA
Sarah Cartwright, Disability Development Officer, Royal Yachting Association

GBWR: Who we are, what we do, and what’s out there for you
Kirsty Clarke – Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby (delivered by Simon Starr)

Adapted Sports Participation Workshops

Table Cricket: Reaching new boundaries
Rachel Ward, Cerebral Palsy Sport

RaceRunning: Athletics for a new audience
Katy Johnson, Cerebral Palsy Sport

An introduction to disability Bowls
Ed Pearse, Cerebral Palsy Sport

Making a splash!
Sarah Livesey, Cerebral Palsy Sport

Frame Football: A new way to play the beautiful game
Sam Turner, Cerebral Palsy Sport


If you would like more information about Sports Development and Cerebral Palsy Sport then please contact Lisa Morton-Smith on lisa.morton-smith@cpsport.org