Several organizations and events involve and support athletes with disabilities. People with disabilities are involved at all levels:
Disability Advocacy for Action Founder Peter Miller has been a Track Official for the Parapan Games, the Invictus Games, the World Dwarf Games, and the Ontario Special Olympics, and was part of the organizing group for the Olympics.
Keep checking back here for an updates to the organization list, and to upcoming event dates.
Directory of Organizations for Athletes with Disabilities – A directory containing resources for athletes with disabilities who would like to participate in sports competitions and activities.
Special Olympics Canada – Improving and expanding the quality, opportunity and accessibility of sport to individuals with an intellectual disability.
Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons – Creating awareness in the government and the public and business communities of the skills, needs and abilities of persons with disabilities
Invictus Games Foundation – The Invictus Games use the power of sport to inspire recovery, support rehabilitation and generate a wider understanding and respect for wounded, injured and sick Servicemen and women.
Pan American and Parapan American Games – Held every four years, the Pan American and Parapan American Games are the largest multisport event in the Americas. See you in Santiago, Chile in 2023!
International Paralympic Committee – Official website for the latest Paralympic news, videos, events, and results.
International Dwarf Sports Federation – Official website for the 8th World Dwarf Games in 2023.
Variety Village – Offers sports, activities, skill development, and other participatory programming in community centres and sporting facilities across Ontario.
United Nations Resource Page on Disability and Sport – Links, background, and resources