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Making sport inclusive for my son with mild CP

aaydeloaaydelo Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited January 2020 in Cerebral Palsy
I am a mom and PT wanting to start a change in providing sports that are inclusive and adaptive 

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  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,662 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @aaydelo, this sounds really interesting! Did you have a specific sport in mind? 
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  • Richard_ScopeRichard_Scope Community Team Posts: 2,587 Scope community team
    Hi @aaydelo
    Good to meet you. I have also replied to your similar post.
    Exercise has been proven to be extremely beneficial to people with CP. I attend a local gym that has personal trainers with experience and knowledge of disability. I have found that this has made a big difference to my overall experience and of course motivation!
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  • WestHam06WestHam06 Community champion, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,134 Pioneering
    Hi @aaydelo
                           Thank you for your post, it sounds really interesting. I joined the local gym for a period of time and they designed a personal gym programme for me to follow. I also play wheelchair basketball there which is really good for both my physical and mental health as well as being lots of fun. As a child, I found it difficult to access disability sport but this is slowly changing as an adult. I also have an interest in how disability sport is implemented in the education system. Is there a particular sport you are interested in? Thank you. 
  • April2018momApril2018mom Member - under moderation Posts: 2,882 Member - under moderation
    This is a lovely idea @aaydelo

    What do you have in mind? 
  • Richard_ScopeRichard_Scope Community Team Posts: 2,587 Scope community team
    Hi @aaydelo
    How are you?
    It might be useful for you to contact our friends at CP Sport to see how they champion inclusivity in sport and exercise.

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