Help Your Child Get Involved In Para sport
Children with disabilities often do not get enough exercise to maintain a healthy lifestyle. In fact, 38% of Canadian children with a disability never get exercise after school, compared to only 10% of able-bodied children who never get after-school exercise . Benefits of physical activity are often MORE important to individuals with a disability.
What can YOU do as a parent?
Family members typically have the biggest impact on whether a child with a disability participates in sport.
YOU can support your child’s participation by:
 Canadian Active After School Partnership (2014)