Sport not only makes you stronger and healthier, it also helps to improve your mood. With a host of formal federations and regulatory bodies, as well as more amateur sporting associations, geared up to facilitating adapted sports – whether you want to compete for fun or for glory – there’s no reason not to join in!
My name is Spencer West. I have been fortunate to grace over 60 WE.org Day stages in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States as a featured speaker. In all my travels, I have spoken to and interacted with world prominent personalities such as Prince Harry; Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau; former U.S. Vice-President, Al Gore; Martin Luther King III; Mia Farrow; Jennifer Hudson and Natalie Portman; among many others.
Whether you’re looking to commute to and from work, travel to medical appointments, visit family and friends, or take in some sight-seeing, having access to accessible transportation is vital for getting around and living without limits!
Higher education can open up many opportunities, but can also bring financial pressures with it. If you have a disability, these financial concerns can be particularly worrying, especially if you need additional funding to support you with your studies. Check out our guide to grants, loans and other support to assist you in your application and making the most of your time at university.
There are currently 22 disciplines considered as Paralympic sports, which can be practised competitively in the Paralympic Games - the biggest sports competition for people with disabilities at international level. How many can you name? Here's our guide to the current list.