The “White Paper on Sport for People with Disabilities in Spain”, National Award for the arts and sciences applied to sport

The “White Paper on Sport for People with Disabilities in Spain”, National Award for the arts and sciences applied to sport

MADRID, 20 (SERVIMEDIA)

The “White Paper on Sport for People with Disabilities in Spain”, produced by the Spanish Paralympic Committee, the ONCE Foundation and the Spanish Committee of Representatives of Persons with Disabilities (Cermi), was awarded by the Superior Council of Sport with the Arti and national sciences applied to sport.

Coordinated by journalist and former Paralympic athlete Luis Leardy, and written by a group of leading academic experts in the field of inclusive sport, the “White Paper on Sport for People with Disabilities in Spain” is a broad, rigorous and comprehensive interdisciplinary study, which offers up-to-date information on the sporting practice of people with disabilities in Spain.

It contains an exhaustive analysis of the starting situation and with proposals for action in terms of public policies and strategies and has been conceived and designed with the aim of improving the access, extension and use of sport as a basic social good for all people, including those with a disability.

This White Paper inspired much of the disability content of the sport bill currently being drafted at the Congress of Deputies, which represents great progress for inclusive sport in Spain.

The “White Paper on sport for people with disabilities in Spain” was published by Cermi and Cinca in their cermi.es collection in print and digital format, and is available at this link: https://www.paralimpicos.es / white- charter-on-sport-of-people-with-disabilities-in-spain

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