Disability

Physical activity can make a fundamental difference to disabled people’s quality of life. It can increase independence and benefit our economy, and yet disabled people’s activity levels remain low.

Special Olympics Suffolk (SOS)New sports coaching and competition opportunities for people with intellectual (learning) disabilities across the county.

Inclusive Doorstep Sport Club… A fun and informal sports club in Ipswich for young people with a disability.

I-CAN… A three-year project developing inclusive sporting opportunities for young disabled people in Suffolk specifically focusing on increasing sporting participation amongst young people with disabilities during the transition from full time education to life outside of schooling.

Active for Life, Suffolk Disability Sport and Physical Activity Strategy… A collaborative response to an identified need for a unified vision and set of clearly defined aims for disability sport and physical activity in Suffolk.

Disability Sport Project…A two-year project working with individuals to identify the sport they would like to do and break down the barriers to participation by providing information and support. 300 inactive disabled people have people supported in to physical activity and sport through the project.

Inclusive CLUB1 programmes…Giving young people with a disability access to solo sports activities in Ipswich.