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Inclusion Leaps Ahead

By Karen Green for Cite, the magazine of Curtin University, Issue 20, Summer 2012/2013, p18

The success of the 2012 Paralympic Games demonstrates that individuals are not necessarily disabled by physical or intellectual characteristics, but by societies that do not accommodate difference.

As a keen sportsperson and an experienced researcher, Professor Marian Tye is seeking to understand how sporting clubs and associations are including people with disability into the fabric of their clubs.

The Director of Curtin’s Centre for Sport and Recreation Research (CSRR) is working in partnership with Inclusion WA (IWA), a not-for-profit organisation that connects disadvantaged people with opportunities for recreational participation.

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Posted 28 January 2013 Posted in Disability, General