Accessible Sport – iDID Adventure Adaptive Conference

Accessible Sport: iDID Adventure Adaptive Conference “Building Resilience Through Independent Adventure. Work in disability sport, ad an adventure professional or are you looking to access adaptive adventure sports?”.

iDID Adaptive Adventure

Accessible Sport – iDID Conference

Last Friday we were in this magnificent Conference held in Northampton (UK), where we had met many operators in favor of disability sport. Below, we present some pictures we took at the event.

 

  The iDID Adventure Conference aims to provide practical skills and information to adventure providers, disability sport advocates and professionals working with disabled individuals, to increase their knowledge and confidence when accessing adventure sports. Let us help you grow your knowledge, adapt your methods and open up a new marketplace in your work – never before has there been so much support for the adventure industry to open it’s doors wider! Working with National Governing Bodies and National Disability Sports Organisations, this innovative conference will provide training to improve delegates’ skills and increase their awareness of the positive effects of adventure sports on the lives of disabled people.   – Conference Outocmes:
• Appreciate the role of adventure sports in the lives of deaf and disabled individuals.     • Increase knowledge of projects available to increase disabled participation in adventure sports.
• Understand the technical solutions for disabled participation.
• Improve confidence in accessing training opportunities, resources and support for adventure sport and disability sport professionals.
• Appreciate the achievements of disabled adventure sports athletes.
-EXHIBITORS:
BDWWA – British Disabled Waterski and Wakeboard Association http://bdwsa.org/tag/british-disabled-water-ski-association/ Our aim is to introduce newcomers to the sport of water skiing who, due to their disability would not have previously considered the sport accessible.

 


Disability Snowsport UK 
http://www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk/ The UK’s adaptive skiing and snowboarding charity specialising in support for disabled people when participating in snowsports. As the organisation responsible for the success at the recent Winter Paralympics, DSUK provided 1-2-1 and group lessons for those who want to have fun or train in the competitive arena.  

 

 


Equal Adventure
 http://www.equaladventure.org/ The overall mission for Equal Adventure is to inspire and resource outdoor adventure, sport and active lifestyles with disabled people.

Lipspeaker UK – A unique lipspeaker booking company run by qualified and experienced lipspeakers.

Nene Whitewater Centre – The UK’s first pumped artificial whitewater course.

A I live– We deliver accurate and affordable communication support on a daily basis.

Summit Clothing – Summit Clothing is a Social Enterprise and premium supplier of outdoor clothing and equipment with a difference.

Club Wake Park – Club Wake Park is owned and run by Toby Oliver on a 240m Lake surrounded by trees making it the ideal sheltered location for wakeboarding and wakeskating.

Northamptonshire Centre for Independent Living -Run by Disabled People for Disabled People the Northamptonshire Centre for Independent Living acts as a focal point for disability related issues and supports people Countywide.

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