Who is this useful for?

Education professionals
Parents and caregivers
People with complex disabilities

Date of publication
October 2020
Created by
Sense UK
The National Lottery and Sport England

This resource provides suitable games and activities that can be enjoyed with little or no equipment, or in any sized space, helping people with complex disabilities to be more active.

Regular exercise is important to help maintain a healthy lifestyle. For people living with complex disabilities it can provide a number of benefits including:

  • Making new friends
  • Weight loss
  • Keeping fit
  • Improving communication
  • Learning new skills

This resource has been designed for people of all ages with complex disabilities and for people supporting them. It provides complete instructions for supporting engagement in a variety of games, and includes tips on how to adapt activities to individual needs by making them harder, easier or more sensory.

Key words: sport; exercise; physical; sensory



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