Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games or Paralympics are a periodic series of international multi-sport events involving athletes with a range of disabilities, including impaired muscle power (e.g. paraplegia and quadriplegia, muscular dystrophy, post-polio syndrome, spina bifida), impaired passive range of movement, limb deficiency (e.g. amputation or dysmelia), leg length difference, short stature, hypertonia, ataxia, athetosis, vision impairment and intellectual impairment. There are Winter and Summer Paralympic Games, which since the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, are held almost immediately following the respective Olympic Games. All Paralympic Games are governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC). The Paralympics has grown from …

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DABC: Disability Alliance BC · 29 November 2022 English

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Newfoundland & Labrador Department of Child, Youth and Family Services · 23 September 2022 English

As per the Council’s mandate, this annual report serves to advise the Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities on issues critical to the inclusion of persons with …

in major world swimming championships and Paralympic Games for 15 years. Debbie Ryan has vast lived and


QSEP: Research Institute for Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population · 25 August 2022 English

11 2 McMaster University, Department of Health, Aging and Society, HLTHAGE 3D03 Course Description This course provides a critical examination of the interdisciplinary aspects of disability, chronic illness and aging …

Representations of Disability at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games,” Communication & Sport 9(1), 2021. • K. Lindemann


City of Thunder Bay, Ontario · 18 March 2022 English

Committee of the Whole - Administrative Services Session Chair: Councillor Mark Bentz DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST CONFIRMATION OF AGENDA Confirmation of Agenda - Committee of the Whole - March 28, 2022 …

athletes ahead of the recent Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. Exchange of people unfortunately is difficult


QSEP: Research Institute for Quantitative Studies in Economics and Population · 5 August 2021 English

Perspectives on Disability, Chronic Illness and Aging

Representations of Disability at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games,” Communication & Sport, 2019. (Found in the


ECW Press · 26 January 2021 English

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shoot for the podium at the Olympic and the Paralympic Games. In Canada, prior to hosting the 2010 Vancouver


Newfoundland & Labrador Department of Child, Youth and Family Services · 22 December 2020 English

Specifically, through the Minister Responsible, the Council is mandated to: 3 • Bring knowledge and understanding of disability-related issues to the Provincial Government; • Advise the Provincial Government as it …

in major world swimming championships and Paralympic Games for 15 years. 21 Debbie Ryan has vast lived


Newfoundland & Labrador Department of Child, Youth and Family Services · 22 December 2020 English

Primary Clients The Council brings knowledge and understanding of disability-related issues to the Provincial Government in advancing the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. [...] In this capacity, the …

in major world swimming championships and Paralympic Games for 15 years. Debbie Ryan has vast lived and


ACE: Advocacy Centre for the Elderly · 9 December 2020 English

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the fencing association, which has Canada at Paralympic Games, world championships and about 2,000 members


Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity · 5 November 2020 English

“Coaches who are working with athletes with a disability need to I think the first thing we need be made aware that just because is to have our coaches let …

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