Environmental Scan Checklist

A PDF or online assessment tool developed by The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association to measure the extent to which a municipality or organization or team is

Vulnerable Populations

BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) offers this free course introducing staff, leaders, programmers on how to create and deliver recreation programs to all children, especially from vulnerable populations and how best to address the larger issues.

Access for All

This checklist and guide created by DASH BC includes strategies, tips, and programming examples to make physical activity inclusive for all.

 

 

Jooay App

Jooay is a free app that helps children with disabilities and their families locate leisure opportunities that are close to where they are, accessible, suit their needs and abilities, match their preferences and can help them develop and participate in society.

Be Inspired – Canadians with Disabilities Tell Their Stories of Physical Activity, Sport and Recreation

The vision of The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability is a society where every person in Canada, regardless of background or ability, has the opportunity to be active and healthy across their lifespan. These collected stories exemplify 5 key principles: Quality of Life, Empowerment, Community, Equal Access, Respect and Dignity.

On Guard Against Diabetes

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability created a resource for those persons with a disability and diabetes and considerations in staying physical active.

 

 

The Ability Toolkit

The Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability and Partners created a resource for Parents, Care Providers and others based on the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth (ages 5-17) adapted for youth with disabilities.

 

 

Let’s Play Toolkit - Inclusive Play for Children with Physical Disabilities

The Let’s Play Toolkit is a resource for educators, recreation leaders and coaches designed to support the development of physical literacy so that children with physical disabilities can confidently participate in play, sport and physical education with their peers.

 

 

Equity & Inclusion Lens Snapshot – Youth

This Snapshot created by the City for All Women Initiative was used to inform the work developed and implemented in their Equity and Inclusion Lens Handbook. This Snapshot highlights the multiple barriers and inequities that youth face, while also elaborating on the need for safe spaces, access to services and support systems.

Advancing Equity & Inclusion - A Guide for Municipalities

This guide created by City for All Women Initiative and Partners, addresses inequities in resources, access and power which cost our communities and organizations socially and financially.

Equity & Inclusion Lens Handbook

This interactive tool created by the City for All Women Initiative and City of Ottawa, is to help users address systemic barriers and inequities people face and create a positive, respectful services representative of the community. This handbook is for everyone.

 

 

Gender Equality Policy

This policy and checklist created by Right to Play explicitly supports gender equality and the principles expressed in the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).

All Youth Matter: Inclusion Training

viaSport's All Youth Matter: Inclusion Training is a four-hour workshop where participants are provided with tools, techniques and best practices to create inclusive sport, recreation and physical activity experiences for youth from underserved populations.

Accessibility Audit Tool

This easy-to-follow checklist from viaSport will help an organization determine their level(s) of accessibility. It also provides concrete examples of how to make all aspects of programming and facilities more inclusive and accessible for everyone. It is organized around six pillars of accessibility.

 

Video Library - Wheeling Physical Literacy

Let's Play has a collection of 36 short videos demonstrating different physical literacy and other skills for wheelchair users. 

 

 

Wheelchair Safety

This resource includes four questions to always consider while planning for the inclusion of a child with a physical disability ensuring their physical, psychological and social safety from Let's Play. 

 

 

About Disabilities

Not all disabilities are alike. The best way to learn about a disability is to learn about the child first. This information provides a facilitator with basic information about disabilities with strategies to consider when developing customized programming from Let's Play. 

 

 

Modifications and Adaptations

Let's Play offers these easy adaptations (for equipment, skills, rules and facilities) to common games and activities familiar to children. You will see how quickly activities you currently use can be made inclusive for everyone. 

 

 

Witches, Goblins and Monsters

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Simon Says

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play.

 

 

Shark

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Relay Races

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Rapid Fire

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Pass and Roll

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

Pass and Catch

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Partner Passing (Hockey)

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities with Let's Play. 

 

 

Hockey Tag

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Hockey Shoot

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Hockey Bowling

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play. 

 

 

Hit

An accessible and participatory game to play with children to help them develop coordination and movement skills while having fun and being physically active. Easily modified and adapted for children with disabilities from Let's Play.