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September 9, 2021

About Special Olympics
Special Olympics is the world's largest movement in promoting respect, acceptance, inclusion, and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sport. Special Olympics works towards improving the quality and quantity of sport participation opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities. The organization is composed… read more

August 30, 2021

We are very excited to see members of the Project Echo team taking on more research to better understand the experiences of people with disabilities when it comes to accessing and participating in sport and physical disability. Great work Dr. Gayle McPherson and Dr. Liz Calin

In an article from the University of West of Scotland, Dr. McPherson comments: "The lack of access,… read more

August 25, 2021

As of Wednesday, July 21st, Abilities Centre has been open! Learn more about Abilities Centre and its plans for return-to-play in this article.

About Abilities Centre
Abilities Centre is a not-for-profit organization that strives to enhance the quality of life and citizenship for people of all ages and abilities by enabling everyone to participate fully in… read more

August 7, 2021

In-person programming is back at Variety Village! Learn more about Variety and the programming they offer as they progress through their return-to-play plan.

About Variety Village
Variety Village is a charity and recreational facility that works to help youth with disabilities and those who face developmental barriers achieve life goals through sports and life… read more

July 12, 2021

We want to hear from you about your participation experiences!

If you participate in physical activity in the Greater Toronto Area or Glasgow area, we need your help to make parasport better for all! Get involved by completing this survey about the pandemic, accessibility of sport, recreation,… read more