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Promoting sports at special education schools and disability centres in Singapore

A recent article published (March 9th) in The Straits Times Singapore highlights that National Agency Sport Singapore (SportSG) intends to work with sports coaches to co-create and tailor activities that meet the needs of their students at special education schools and disability centres.

It is interesting to know that the results from the National Sports Participation Survey 2018, indicates the percentage of people with disabilities who exercise at least once a week increased from 34 per cent in 2016 to 51 per cent.

Praising the move to create more opportunities for persons with disabilities Paralympic gold medallist and Nominated MP Yip Pin Xiu, said ‘it will keep young people with disabilities physically active, adding that it is also important to cultivate greater coaching knowledge and expertise in disability sports’.
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