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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities In celebration of today’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UNESCO Chair in Transforming the Lives of People with Disabilities, their Families and Communities, Through Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness are proud to support the launch of the Inclusion by Design Impact Awards, led by the Global […]

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Plan2Inclusivize Togo

Plan2Inclusivize Sports Inclusion programme was delivered in Togo West Africa from October 12th – 16th 2015. Days 1 – 3 involved training course participants to deliver an inclusive sports session. Day 4 saw the course participants out in the community delivering an inclusive sports session to over 100 children & tennagers. After this session the […]

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From Tralee to Togo: group travels to West Africa to work with children with disabilities

Project title: “Plan2Inclusivize” When: October 2015, Where: Togo, West Africa Ann O’Connor, of UNESCO, IT Tralee, in partnership with international children’s charity, Plan International Ireland and CARA (National Adapted Physical Activity Centre Ireland) has developed a pioneering sports inclusion programme and toolkit for use in developing countries to promote participation and inclusion among children and […]

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EWoS ABILITY LINK*KIT PROJECT

EWoS ABILITY LINK*KIT PROJECT The European Paralympic Committee (EPC) hosted the EWoS ABILITY LINK*KIT PROJECT Needs Assessment Meeting at the EPC Headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The meeting, which was held on 25 and 26 June 2015, began the process of identifying how best the ParaSport sector in Europe can link to the European Week of […]

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Inclusivise

Inclusivise; An Action Verb; that underpins all the willingness, intent, actions, and resources needed to increase accessibility for people with disabilities and other marginalised groups. Get Inclusive  The Ufit project is :- calling on the fitness industry to be more inclusive of people with disabilities in their operation  asking people with disabilities to come and […]

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REVOLUTIONARY DISABILITY ACCESS APP LAUNCHES ON KICKSTARTER

assist-Mi® is a revolutionary disability access app   assist-Mi® is a revolutionary app that   offers comprehensive assistance to people with disabilities when on the go, empowering them to greater independence when accessing everyday goods and services. Check out assist-Mi® app Using a unique combination of location based technologies and two-way messaging, assist-Mi removes traditional barriers […]

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CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre

Job Vacancies @ CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre Our primary national partner, the CARA National Adapted Physical Activity Centre, here at IT Tralee has just posted the following available positions: Inclusive Communities Coordinator  Inclusive Fitness Coordinator The closing date for applications is Friday 24th of July… click on the link for further details

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End the Awkward and Get It On

End the Awkward and Get It On End the Awkward is coming back. Not enough people know or interact with people who have a disability. Because of that, when they do, they often don’t know what to do. They panic, or worse, just avoid situations for fear of doing the wrong thing. Two-thirds of people […]

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