Saturday, October 21, 2017

Sports and Recreation for the Disabled and Special Needs

Disabled and special needs sportThis busy and ever-growing section of ABLEize is undoubtedly the largest disabled recreation and sports resource on the Internet, many have built similar resources but don't quite come up to scratch to this area which has been growing since 2006 and added to on a regular basis. Browse through the disabled and special needs recreation and sports categories below where you will find a whole range of sports to suit all disabilities.

Disabled sport is a large and important area of ABLEize covering an ever growing selection of sports for the disabled and special needs including recreational hobby sites of interest, sporting sites and information for the disabled sportsmen and woman. All sounds a mouthful but this category provides the largest collection of disabled and special needs sports information in the UK and Europe.

See the selected sporting categories below, also see Disabled Groups and Clubs listed by UK counties as these areas also contain local sports groups such as swimming, horse riding, archery, basketball and many more exciting sports to get involved in and enjoy and who knows maybe even get fitter.

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  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • Kuradocs is an on line tool that allows you to manage and store the multitude of information required for care, medical visits, education, form...
  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...


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Number of categories: 43

BBC Disability Sport

Coverage of disabled sports and Paralympic events taking place throughout the UK supplied by the BBC. Includes a disabled sports calendar.


Bristol Union of Disability Sports. Organises a broad selection of sports and sporting activites for people with disabilities.

CP Sport England and Wales

Promotes and seeks to increase sport and physical recreational opportunities for people with a disability and especially those who have cerebral palsy.

Disability Snowsport UK

Promoting equality and opportunities for people with disabilities to take part in sking and snowsports. Includes news, events, donation details and how to get involved.

Dwarf Sports Association

Promotes and develops sport for persons of restricted growth and to enable them to enter and compete in sport on an equal footing.

English Federation of Disability Sport

National body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England. Regional pages, information on coaching, different sports, publications, help and advice.

Humber Sports Partnership

Hull based disabled sports association offering a range of indoor and outdoor sports for people all disabilities throughout the Humber area. Read about their facilities along with contact details.

Llanelli Warriors RFC

Rugby club who recruit players with a learning difficulty. Full contact rugby union against local clubs in Carmarthenshire and Wales. Site includes photos, videos and contact details. Seeks new players, disabled or non-disabled.

Rugby Sport for the Disabled Association

Warwickshire RSDA meets on Saturday mornings at the Ken Marriott Leisure Centre and offers a range of disabled sports that include darts, bowls, tabble tennis and archery.

The Adam Millichip Foundation

Providing financial grants to disabled people who wish to participate in sports, with the aim of improving their quality of their life.

Transplant Sport

Organises yearly British Transplant Games and offers details of related sports and games for anybody having received a transplant.

Wooden Spoon

Children’s charity helping adults and children with a disability take part in the sport of rugby. Based in Hampshire.