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Latest news from the National Disability Sports Organisations

Welcome to August's monthly news round-up from the National Disability Sports Organisations. 

Special Olympics GB athletes competing in a race on an athletics track

The National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) are a good starting point for many disabled people who want to be more active. They provide advice, support and opportunities for people of all ages with specific impairments to take part in sport and activity. 

Latest NDSO news 

LimbPower – 30 August 2021

Adaptive fitness fun sessions for upper limb amputees 
LimbPower are pleased to announce a regular series of new virtual adaptive fitness fun sessions, running twice a week for young people with limb differences. 

WheelPower – 19 August 2021

WheelPower celebrates its Paralympic heritage with Tokyo 2020 Flame Lighting Ceremony 
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Heritage Flame Lighting Ceremony took place on Thursday 19 August at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. Paralympians Susie Rogers and Jane Blackburn lit the flame as part of the official Tokyo 2020 Paralympics torch relay.

Special Olympics GB – 18 August 2021

Fuller’s renews partnership with Special Olympics GB 
Fuller’s renews partnership with Special Olympics GB for a further 12 months to build on success and continue to help transform the lives of more people with an intellectual disability through sport.

Dwarf Sports Association UK – 17 August 2021 

Sister's Swimathon Challenge for DSAuk 
At the end of the month, twins Katie and Emelia along with big sister Abigail will be taking part in a swimathon challenge to raise vital funds for the Dwarf Sports Association UK.

British Blind Sport – 16 August 2021

New date for Sheffield have-a-go event in association with Move More and Sheffield City Council 
British Blind Sport is pleased to be partnering with Move More to deliver an inclusive sports event at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. The event will take place on Monday 13 and Tuesday 14 September 2021.  

Cerebral Palsy Sport – 16 August 2021

New website and new look for CP Sport 
CP Sport launch new website and branding as part of their digital strategy to improve online accessibility and connect with their members.

UK Deaf Sport – 9 August 2021 

Take part in UK Deaf Sport survey 
UK Deaf Sport have partnered with Wales Deaf Sport to release an important survey for deaf and hard of hearing people, or parents and carers of young deaf people to complete. Take part in the survey and help shape future sport and physical activity opportunities across the UK. 

Find out more about the NDSOs

Click here to learn more about the NDSOs, and visit their individual websites to find out how they can help you to get moving and enjoy a healthy, active lifestyle. 

All NDSOs are Activity Alliance members. We are proud to work collaboratively with them to achieve fairness for disabled people in sport and activity.

Logos for National Disability Sports Organisations: British Blind Sport, Cerebral Palsy Sport, Dwarf Sports Association UK, LimbPower, Special Olympics GB, UK Deaf Sport, WheelPower

Photo credit: Special Olympics GB