Within Reach Directory

Useful links

Disability sport organisations

Disability Sport Yorkshire
Formerly known as the Federation of Disability Sports Organisations (FDSO), Disability Sport Yorkshire was formed in 1993 to create and provide sport and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities in the Yorkshire and Humberside regions.

English Federation of Disability Sport
English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is the national body responsible for developing sport for disabled people in England.

CP Sport
Cerebral Palsy Sport promotes and seeks to increase sport and physical recreational opportunities for people with a disability and especially those who have cerebral palsy.

Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association
The Great Britain Wheelchair Basketball Association (GBWBA) is the governing body for wheelchair basketball in the United Kingdom.

Other useful sports-related organisations

South Yorkshire Sport

Sheffield City Council (Activity Sheffield)

UK Athletics

Sheffield and Hallamshire County FA

British Swimming

English Table Tennis Association

Information and links on Special Olympics and other recreation programmes (NurseGroups website). A good resource for wheelchair sports.

Local organisations for people with disabilities

SPICE Ltd – Supporting Parents and Inclusive Communities for Everyone
SPICE Ltd is a social enterprise company set up to support families of children, young people and adults with additional needs and their local community and to support organisations. On their website you will find details of services for families and services for providers.

Ray of Hope
A support group for children with additional needs and their families

Disability Sheffield: Centre for Independent Living

It’s My Life – Support Planning and Community Involvement

Autism Plus

Mencap

Sheffield Parent Carer Forum

Other links

Therapy Directory
Promotes the benefits of complementary therapy and aims to give all the information you need to help you make an informed decision about whether therapy would be right for you.