IMAS News & Events

9th August 2019

MASDP Evaluation report released!

By Dr Jen Dyer, Dr. Rachel Sandford and Dr. Angharad Beckett   The Mixed Ability Sport Development Programme (MASPD) aims to promote social inclusion through sport, […]
2nd August 2019

#WhoSays – Risk, A Necessary Evil?

Earlier this week we posted the latest #WhoSays misconception around disabled people’s inclusion within sport, specifically, ‘who says disabled people might get hurt?’ This concept clearly […]
15th July 2019

#WhoSays – Misconceptions about Mixed Ability

This week see’s the launch of a new campaign by Activity Alliance entitled ‘Who Says?’. The campaign focuses on challenging misconceptions around disability sport and inclusion […]
10th July 2019

IMAS Present in Parliament

As part of National Learning Disability week and at a special ‘Sport You Can’ event, members of the International Mixed Ability Sports team were invited to […]
5th July 2019

Griffins Fly High with Accreditation

Almost 3 years after their first visit by IMAS and on the hottest day of the year so far, the Gloucester Griffins Mixed Ability (MA) rugby […]
1st July 2019

Como nuestra ilusión se convirtió en nuestro objetivo: IMART Cork 2020

Historia En Marzo de 2017, durante un entrenamiento del equipo de Yaguares Rugby Club, apareció un joven con síndrome de Down llamado Fernando, que  para sorpresa […]
18th June 2019

My Journey to becoming a Mixed Ability Coach

  Mike O’Regan began a life changing journey as he assisted his son, other players and their families, his own rugby club and now a Rugby […]
7th June 2019

Derby Day – IMAS Hosts National Mixed Ability Tournament

On a typically rainy English summer day IMAS welcomed over 100 Mixed Ability players from across the country to Derby RFC to take part in the […]
8th May 2019

#DeafAwarenessWeek – Michael’s Journey

For many Mixed Ability participants, the team or activity they join will often be the first sport they’ve ever been involved in outside of school. This […]
7th May 2019

CoorDown supporta il Manifesto Mixed Ability!

Lo sport può essere motore di cambiamento sociale, può abbattere pregiudizi, educare e creare nuovi modelli di partecipazione. Solo però se davvero riesce ad essere inclusivo. […]
29th April 2019

DOWN ESPAÑA e IMAS caminan juntos para cambiar el mundo!

“Mucha gente pequeña, en lugares pequeños, haciendo cosas pequeñas, puede cambiar el mundo” Eduardo Galeano El movimiento de cambio social, de inclusión social y de reivindicación […]
10th April 2019

New partnership with Activity Alliance

IMAS is pleased to announce a new Partnership with Activity Alliance. Previously known as the English Federation of Disability Sport, over the past seven years, Activity […]