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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Sports ability

 

Overview

Sports ability is an inclusive games program developed by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to encourage people with disability to get involved and participate in sport and active recreation. The aims of the program are to provide people delivering sporting activities with more ways of including people with disabilities and a means for people with and without disability to interact in a sporting environment.

The sports ability program includes the following games, these games can be used developmentally or to provide new pathways in disability sport:

Contacts

Australian Sports Commission
Sports ability
Ph:(02) 6214 1660
Email: sportsability@ausport.gov.au

Related publications

Sports ability: Indigenous sports ability activity cards (2006)

Australian Sports Commission

These activity cards provide a unique opportunity to learn about and participate in traditional Indigenous games and sporting activities. They are easy to use and provide examples of how to modify games to cater for all skill levels. These activity cards are inclusive games for people with or without a disability and are designed for all age groups, from children to adult.

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Last updated: 4 March 2011
 
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