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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NSP: New Society Publishers · 7 May 2024 English

Events can educate, inspire, and connect, but all too often they escalate into resource-intensive glorifications of excess and exclusivity. How We Gather Matters provides insight and practical tools to unleash …

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ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 27 February 2024 English

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APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 24 November 2023 Thai

I would like to wish the 36 members of the delegation the best of luck during the mission. [...] I would like to sincerely thank APF Canada for their hard …

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APF: Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada · 22 November 2023 English

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DABC: Disability Alliance BC · 6 November 2023 English

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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 …

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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

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