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This is a brief introduction to disability sport and also includes contact details for sports groups and organisations.
Disability sport ranges from entry level to international competition with many layers in between. Many disabled sports people get involved as a hobby or interest; some compete professionally or at highest levels. There is a sport and a place for everyone.
British Paralympic Association (BPA)
A registered charity responsible for selecting, funding and managing Britain's teams at the Paralympic Games and Paralympic Winter Games. They also operate talent identification days to find the disabled sporting stars of the future.
Telephone 020 7842 5789
International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports (IWAS)
Founders of the original Paralympic Games and organisers of international sporting events for disabled people.
Telephone 01296 436179
Wheelpower (formerly British Wheelchair Sports Foundation)
Organises and supports wheelchair sports at all levels, putting on events for junior, senior and rehabilitation purposes.
Telephone 01296 395995
A Paralympic sport for people with physical impairments and Special Olympic sport for people with learning disabilities.
Telephone 020 7842 5785
CP Sport England and Wales
Promotes and seeks to increase sport and physical recreational opportunities for disabled people, especially those with cerebral palsy.
Telephone 0115 925 7027
Disability Snowsport UK
Promoting equality and opportunities for disabled people to take part in snowsports.
Telephone 01479 861272
We provide free, independent and impartial information and support on the issues that matter to disabled people and their families.
Call us free on 0808 800 3333, weekdays 9am to 5pm.
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