Sports for the Mentally Challenged in the Best of the Web Directory

Sports for the Mentally Challenged

  • Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation

    Organizes a program of international swimming events for people with Downs Syndrome; includes a handbook, event calendar, coaching resources, records, and entry packs.

  • Global Games

    International games for athletes with an intellectual disability organized by INAS-FID since 2001; held in the year preceding the Paralympics. Includes information about the most recent event, with results, news, and a history.

  • Intellectual Disability Ban Ends

    A BBC news feature from November 2009; covers the re-admittance of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Paralympic Games; they had been banned as a result of scandal around the Spanish basketball team at the 2000 games.

  • International Sports Federation for Persons with an Intellectual Disability (INAS-FID)

    Member of the International Paralympic Committee that aims to create a platform for athletes with an intellectual disability; provides information about sports and events, records and rankings, and their international branches.

  • UK Sports Association for People with Learning Disability (UKSA)

    Works from grass roots through to elite performance to promote participation for people with learning disability, and facilitate their competition in national and international sports events.

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