Beyond the direct benefits associated with physical activity and sports, your child will learn teamwork, persistence, and self-regulation.
Yes, there may need to be adaptions and adjustments or special equipment and extra ice packs after the activity, but your child should participate in sports in the way that they are able. No more excuses.
What’s depressing, and it’s probably no surprise to you, is that your child may be discriminated against because of their disability and not allowed to participate in school physical activities or sports. You will have to find ways to advocate for them and make sure that they are being included and have to option to participate.
Just check out the videos below, your child’s options to participate in different activities and sports are limitless!