A society where every person in Canada, regardless of background or ability, has the opportunity to be active and healthy across their lifespan.
Leads and support a diverse network of organizations to be more inclusive in their physical activity* programming, policies and social and physical environments. We share best practices, connect stakeholders, and shape attitudes, values and philosophies about inclusion in communities across the country.
Benefits of Physical Activity for People with Disabilities include:
- Increased community participation
- Improved self esteem
- Increased strength to help cope with the daily stress of a disability
- Reduces likelihood of acquiring a secondary disabling condition
- Improved mental health and reduces isolation and loneliness.