Disability - Useful links & signposting

There are lots of useful resources available for clubs from other organisations.  We have collated a few that will provide you guidance and support:

Activity Alliance is a charity that is working to make active lives possible with a vision that disabled people are active for life.  The active alliance website includes resources for clubs and a Inclusion Club Hub Tool

British Blind Sport is a UK sight loss charity providing and promoting opportunities for blind and partially sighted people to access, participate and compete in sport.  The BBS website also sells guide running tethers and bibs.

Limb Power is a National Disability Sports Organisation, sitting alongside WheelPower, Cerebral Palsy Sport (CP Sport), Dwarf Sport, British Blind Sport (BBS), UK Deaf Sport, Mencap Sport and Special Olympics Great Britain (SOGB).  LimbPower help amputees and people with limb impairment reach their sporting potential. LimbPower also run arts based activities including confidence workshops and a photography club.

Wheel Power is the national charity for wheelchair sport and provides opportunities for disabled people to play sport and lead healthy active lives.

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. They campaign for change, fund research to find a cure and support people living with dementia today.  They have created Dementia-friendly sport and physical activity guide.

Down Syndrome Association  is a National Charity that provides guidance and support to people with Down Syndrome, parents & carers, and professionals

ClubMatters, is Sport England’s one stop shop for clubs, groups and organisations involved in the delivery of physical activity and sport. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help organisations to develop, grow and become more sustainable and successful.

UK Coaching provide coaching resources that club coaches can access through a subscription, this includes guidance for coaching disabled athletes

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