Access & diversity
National organisations supporting disability sports & promoting equality in sport.
Aim to give children, particularly in disadvantaged areas, access to a wide range of quality local sport. Supporting volunteers to set up & run local sports clubs, with funding, advice & networking.
A charity that ‘is working to make active lives possible with a vision that disabled people are active for life.’ The site has information on programmes, facts and figures, research, resources and training. (Formally EFDS.)
Boccia is a disability sport where players aim to propel balls close to a target ball.
British Blind Sport
Enabling blind and partially sighted people to have the same opportunities as sighted people to access and enjoy sport and recreational activities in the UK.
British Wheelchair Basketball
Find a club, follow the national team, watch videos, join the online community, find rules, courses & events.
Cerebral Palsy (CP) Sport
Aim to improve the quality of life for people with physical impairments through the provision of appropriate sport and recreational activities.
Disability Snowsport UK
Promote equality and opportunity for people with disabilities to take part in snowsports & improve their enjoyment and standard of performance at the level of their choice.
A guide to organised sport & recreational opportunities for people with disabilities, at local & international level.
Equality in Sport
Providing a wide range of equality-related material, including the Equality Standard for Sport, to assist all sporting organisations become more equitable and to provide a service to all sectors of the population.
Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby
Promote, grow and support wheelchair rugby for the enjoyment for all in England, Scotland and Wales.
Sporting programmes, training courses & annual ‘mini Paralympics’. “Without Panathlon, many young disabled people would not have an opportunity to take part in competitive sport.”
Scottish Disability Sport SDS
Governing & co-coordinating body of all sports for people of all ages & abilities, developing opportunities & improving performance in disability sport for children, athletes and players with a physical, sensory or learning disability.
UK Deaf Sport
Encourage deaf people to participate, to enjoy and to excel at sport, including the Deaflympics.
UK Sports Assoc for People with Learning Disability
Encourage the development of sustainable, integrated quality sports provision for people with learning disability, from grassroots through to elite international opportunities.
The national charity for wheelchair sport in the UK, based at Stoke Mandeville, the home of the paralympic movement.
Women in Sport
Working to transform sport for the benefit of every woman and girl in the UK, increasing visibility and normalising sport for women and girls.