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EFDS celebrates World Children's Day

On World Children’s Day (Monday 20 November 2017) we look back at some of our favourite blogs from young disabled people who love being active! 

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World Children’s Day is a global day recognised to celebrate children all over the world to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential. Find out more about World Children’s Day.

Introducing Evie

Evie at a showjumping event

"Being active is like a therapy for me and plays a big part in my day-to-day life.” 

Read Evie’s full blog here.

Introducing Asa 

Asa and his football team on the pitch with their league trophy

“When I take part in sport, it makes me feel proud to represent my team.” 

Read Asa’s full blog here.

Introducing Olivia 

Olivia racing in her wheelchair

“I enjoy being active because you get the opportunity to meet people who understand your disability, and who have been through the same difficulties in life.” 

Read Olivia’s full blog here.

Introducing Warren 

Warren with members of his club, looking forward to the Special Olympics GB National Games in Sheffield

“Golf makes me focus and boosts my self-esteem.” 

Read Warren’s full blog here.

Join the conversation and show your support for World Children’s Day on social media, use #KidsTakeOver and #WorldChildrensDay.