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PE teachers need better training to ensure children with disabilities have as much access to school sports as their able-bodied peers. Ladanifer / Alamy Stock Photo

Disabled children still face exclusion in PE – here’s what needs to change

Inclusive education has been promoted since the 1970s. But research shows children with disabilities are still excluded from school activities and sports in particular
People with disability in Surabaya, East Java get in line to get COVID-19 vaccines. ANTARA FOTO/Didik Suhartono/rwa.

New research highlights how people with disability in South Sulawesi survived the pandemic

Our latest research shows that women and men with a disability in South Sulawesi use dynamic and creative strategies to help overcome inequalities during the pandemic.
A man inspects a road destroyed by a flood in Dili, East Timor, April 6 2021. Kandhi Barnez/AP

Why involving people with disability in preparing for disasters leads to better outcomes

Overlooking people with disability in disaster preparations and responses makes them even more vulnerable. A new partnership has shown they can play meaningful and active roles.
Malaysia’s Chew Wei Lun plays a shot during a gold medal Boccia match at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. Boccia is only one of three summer Paralympic sports where athletes can compete while using a powerchair. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

After the Paralympics: New initiative to get more Canadians involved in power wheelchair sports

Within the parasport community itself, inclusivity and access is a real issue, especially for those who do not fit the mold of how we think an athlete “should” look or move.
Turkey’s Fatih Celik (left) and Korea’s Jeong Hun Joo compete during day ten of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games in Japan. PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Tokyo Paralympics: why para taekwondo is the most thrilling new sport

Para taekwondo isn’t just a new Olympic discipline - it’s a millennial sport, developed in 2005. Its explosive debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games means it’s here to stay
Canada’s Zak Madell (right) and France’s Jonathan Hivernat (left) compete during a semifinal wheelchair rugby match at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

#WeThe15 was misguided in using the Tokyo Paralympic Games to launch a disability inclusion revolution

The #WeThe15 movement is rooted in good intention and falls short in a big way by using the Paralympic Games as a backdrop to its launch.
Australia’s Ahmed Kelly is participating in the Tokyo Games, his third Paralympics. PA Images / Alamy Stock Photo

Tokyo 2020: does the Paralympics empower disabled people?

The Paralympics are the stage for a battle between the exclusivity of elite sport and the inclusivity the movement aims to nurture. Can the event effect true social change?

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