The national charity and leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity, Activity Alliance, has released their findings from their latest Annual Disability and Activity Survey. It shows slow progress in engaging more disabled people as we continue to emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic. Greater effort is needed now to tackle inequalities that affect disabled people, so that no one feels forgotten. Find out full details below.
Some of the key findings include:
- Less than 3 in 10 disabled people feel encouraged to return to physical activity after the pandemic.
- The pandemic has led to the support disabled people need to be active being less available, and an increase in barriers relating to health and finances.
- Only 4 in 10 disabled people feel they can be as active as they want, in contrast to non-disabled people who are now more likely to say they can be as active as they want (62% to 69%).
Click here to find out about the key findings and download the survey and report in full. You can also access the report in several accessible communication formats on this page too.
This year, Activity Alliance have also created supporting videos for the recommendations from disabled people talking about their own lived experiences. You can watch these videos on this YouTube playlist.