Latest news from the National Disability Sports Organisations
Welcome to the latest news round-up from the National Disability Sports Organisations for January 2024.
The National Disability Sports Organisations (NDSOs) are a good starting point for many deaf and 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
Cerebral Palsy Sport – January 2024
Cerebral Palsy (CP) Sport are collecting a range of profiles from people with CP that participate in sport. They will post these profiles throughout CP Awareness Month in March to celebrate positive stories and inspire people to take part in the future.
CP Awareness Month provides a huge spotlight on CP and the aim of the profiles is to show everyone how amazing people with CP are, to inspire new participants and promote opportunities in a range of sports.
They also want to hear from participants, coaches, volunteers, parents and family members of people with cerebral palsy to share their stories and experiences.
If you would like a form to submit a profile, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
WheelPower – January 2024
The WheelPower National Junior Games return to Stoke Mandeville Stadium this June, providing a life changing opportunity for young disabled people aged 11-18 to try over 20 sports. Booking is open for both individuals and schools at this week long residential event at the birthplace of the Paralympic movement.
LimbPower – 1 February 2023
The LimbPower #ICan Adult Camp, offers a holistic experience aimed at enhancing the physical and mental well-being of adults with an amputation/s or limb impairments. The camp provides a platform for participants to engage in accessible and inclusive outdoor activities, including canoeing, archery, climbing, and zip-lining. Beyond the adventures, the camp fosters a sense of community, allowing participants to meet individuals with shared experiences, exchange stories, and build self-confidence.
British Blind Sport – January 2024
Are you looking to get involved with sport, or do you just want to be more physically active but not sure where to start? If the answer is ‘yes’, British Blind Sport Have a Go Days could be for you!
Once again, British Blind Sport will deliver a series of multi-sport taster events across the UK throughout 2024 for blind and partially sighted people of all ages and ability levels to participate in alongside their friends and family.
Look out for an event coming to a location near you! Make sure to follow British Blind Sport on social media and sign-up to their monthly enewsletter for all the latest updates.
Special Olympics GB – January 2024
Are you interested in becoming a Special Olympics GB athlete, or know someone who is? If the answer is yes, then please read on. Anyone with intellectual disabilities can take in the Special Olympics programme regardless of their age or ability level.
Special Olympics GB offers a full range of training sessions and competitions in both summer and winter sports to all people with intellectual disabilities in Great Britain. We also have a Young Athletes Programme™ for children aged between 2-7 years.
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.