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Abdi Jama:

Abdi Jama: "El baloncesto me dio un nuevo objetivo en la vida"

9/4/2018

"El inglés de origen somalí Abdi Jama ha sido tres veces campeón de Europa, dos veces medallista de bronce paralímpico y reciente campeón mundial​ de baloncesto en silla de ruedas. También es un hombre dedicado a su familia y un musulmán devoto. Lo que más destaca de él es que es uno de los mejores jugadores con clasificación 1 del mundo que ha dado nueva perspectiva al baloncesto en silla de ruedas. Hoy en día muchos lo consideran un modelo a seguir como deportista y como persona."

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Sitting Volleyball in Australia

Sitting Volleyball in Australia

10/17/2017

Sitting volleyball was first introduced as a demonstration in the 1976 Toronto Paralympics Games having originated in The Netherlands in 1956. Four years later, The Netherlands introduced it as a competitive sport and it has since gained popularity in over 60 countries worldwide including Australia.As a version of the original 'standing’ volleyball, sitting volleyball is an energetic sport for people with or without physical disabilities. It is classified into two degrees of disabilities, disabled and minimum disability. The court is much smaller than the standing volleyball court measuring 6m x 10m with lowered nets – 1.15m for men and 1.05m for women. 

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Adapting the Workplace for People with Disabilities

Adapting the Workplace for People with Disabilities

5/7/2017

Life can be very challenging in the workplace for people with disabilities in the UK. In decades gone by, those with disabilities may have really struggled because the workplace was not adapted to their needs, making it was difficult to get around. In some cases, areas of the workplace may have been inaccessible. In addition, there were no special facilities catering to those with disabilities, simply because there were no stringent regulations in place.

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