Help Your Child Get Involved In Para sport

Children with disabilities often do not get enough exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In fact, 38% of Canadian children with a disability never get exercise after school, compared to only 10% of able-bodied children who never get after-school exercise [1]. Benefits of physical activity are often MORE important to individuals with a disability.

What can YOU do as a parent?

Family members typically have the biggest impact on whether a child with a disability participates in sport.

YOU can support your child’s participation by:

Inform, Encourage, Discover, Take Actions, Have Fun

[1] Canadian Active After School Partnership (2014)