People with Cerebral Palsy are affected in different ways depending on the type of Cerebral Palsy that they have. Although their condition may present a number of challenges and limitations, children and adults with the condition can still participate in everyday activities like sport.
Adapted sports for children living with Cerebral Palsy can help them to stay physically active, socialise with friends and find a fun enjoyable and healthy hobby.
There are lots of sporting opportunities out there for children with Cerebral Palsy. Athletes with Cerebral Palsy are a reminder of this. Take for example Justin Gallegos, a professional runner with the condition or mountain climber Bonner Paddock.
Speak to your child’s school to find out if there are any sporting clubs locally or contact local organisations that specialist in inclusive sport.
So, what are the best sports for children who have Cerebral Palsy? The answer is limitless. Any sport can be adapted and thankfully in 2021 inclusive sport is promoted more and more with clubs and organisations around the country.
Examples of sports adapted for children with Cerebral Palsy:
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