Physical activities for disabled children

Andrews, Crispin
July 2007
Community Care;7/26/2007, Issue 1683, p26
The article offers information on various projects that increase disabled young people's involvement in sport and physical activity in Great Britain. Woodside Sports College in Kent, England runs an innovative dance project for children with special educational needs. Wilson Stuart School and Sports College in Birmingham, England run zone hockey, an adapted version of the sport for disabled people.


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