95,000 Young New Zealander’s identify as disabled.
According to Sport New Zealand, disabled young people are under-represented in sport and active recreation.
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Like most of us, 2021 is heralding a new phase. For me in my research it is time to start collecting my data. During 2020 I used the time during lockdown to focus on my studies. Reading copious amounts of research on disability and seeking out specific work on disability sport helped frame my workContinue reading “2021 brings a new journey of discovery”
Starting university research on a topic I have been so close to for many years is an interesting journey. During lockdown I was able to use this enforced time at home to read lots and lots of articles about disability sport. What is interesting is the increasing number of academics who are recognising this isContinue reading “The beginning of a reflective journey”
Nominations for young people with physical impairments to be part of this research are now open. Parents/caregivers are invited to nominate any young person aged 10-14 years who has a physical impairment and is actively engaged in sport or active recreation. A recruitment questionnaire has been designed to help me find 4 or 5 youngContinue reading “Research Participants Wanted – nominations open”
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