Individualizing action plans for each child: The story of PlayOnside
PlayOnside works in Thailand with displaced Burmese migrant children with different physical and mental disabilities, individualizing their action plans to be relevant, tangible and flexible, so that each child’s needs are met.
The importance of inclusion in traditional and adaptive sports programs for athlete well-being
While full inclusion in traditional youth and adult sport programs is a wonderful goal, para-athletes will realize their full potential if they are able to engage in both traditional and adaptive spots. Adaptive sports programs are both necessary and critical to the health and well-being of our athletes.
At the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), we strongly believe that change starts with sport. By organising the world’s third biggest sport event in the Paralympic Games and supporting our 200+ members to develop Para sport and invest in Para athletes, we have seen first-hand how Para sport can transform lives and create opportunities for persons with disabilities at all levels of society.
Webinar: COSP13 side-event: Promoting inclusive environments through adapted physical activity
IFAPA is hosting a webinar where international experts from academia and practice will share best practices, research and evidence demonstration how adapted physical activity helps create inclusive environments for persons with disabilities.