A former Dorset disability care worker recalls both the struggles and importance of sport for disabled children. Alison Mulholland, a former care worker for Chailey Heritage School, spoke about the sporting opportunities at the school. Located in Sussex, they look to work with children with complex, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and learning difficulties. Were there many […]
Disabled football has surged in popularity within the UK in the last few years – yet people still don’t know their local teams. Findings from the Sport England Active People Survey show 14% increase in the amount of FA affiliated disabled teams, participation rising by 15,000 people and three international tournaments devoted to wheelchair football. […]
Confidence has been a potential barrier in the development of a new inclusive disability sports league, looking to promote disabled sports within the Dorset area. A recent partnership between AFC Bournemouth, The Premier League and Bournemouth University has seen the development of a disability-inclusive sporting league, providing sporting opportunities for all ages and abilities. However, […]
Sport BU partner with Victoria Education Centre to provide opportunities for disabled students. Bournemouth University has partnered with Victoria Education Centre, AFC Bournemouth, and the Premier League to promote a disability-inclusive sports league for students and members of the community. The league, including six other local schools – Winchelsea, Oakdale, Longfleet, Victoria, St. Josephs and […]
A multimedia project exploring the taboo surrounding sex, intimacy and disability.
Despite its increase in popularity, blind football teams need to increase public awareness of the sport.
Follow My Lead is a real-life documentary looking into how autism assistance dogs can support autistic children and their families. This documentary follows the life of Toby Turner and his family, as they explain how their autism assistance dog Sox, has changed all of their lives. Autism assistance dogs are a fairly new idea in the UK and […]