The First Meeting of Adapted Sports will be held in Entre Ríos

The First Meeting of Adapted Sports will be held in Entre Ríos
The First Meeting of Adapted Sports will be held in Entre Ríos

“The day is part of the month of physical education and health, and represents the first exhibition of adapted sports in Entre Ríos, acquiring great relevance for the entire educational community,” said the director of Physical Education of the General Council of Education (CGE), Belén Nesa.

The First Meeting of Adapted Sports will be held in Entre Ríos

In the meeting, fifteen special modality schools will participate in various adapted sports disciplines, with the accompaniment and active participation of outstanding athletes from the province, who have competed in different events at the Olympic, Paralympic, Parapan American, Para-South American, world level and in tournaments. international.

In this sense, Roxana Villagra, director of Adapted Sports of the Sports Secretariat, expressed “the practice of sports for people with disabilities is a public policy that we will strengthen in the current administration and this sporting event is the beginning of a work agenda on disability.” and sport.”

The event will feature the participation of around 300 special modality students and 200 athletes from the province. In addition, students from ISCAE and IES, belonging to the Physical Education Faculty, will collaborate.

The meeting is intended for people with disabilities who practice adapted sports, allowing equal opportunities through structural, technical and regulatory adaptation.

It should be noted that currently in the province various sports disciplines adapted according to the type of disability of the population are promoted.

“It is essential to promote inclusion through adapted sports, as a fundamental tool for personal and community development. Since practicing sports benefits students with disabilities, their families and the community in general,” highlighted the director of Nivel CGE Special, Alexia Mors.

“In the context of disability, sport acquires even greater relevance, since it provides opportunities for social integration, improved self-esteem and the acquisition of motor and social skills,” said Iprodi director Diego Vélez.

Among the sports disciplines that will be offered during the meeting include soccer, boccia, taekwondo, badminton, swimming, adapted and wheelchair basketball, as well as athletics (running, jumping and throwing).

The provincial government, through various entities such as the Secretariat of Sports, the Directorate of Adapted Sports, IPRODI, the Directorate of Special Education of the CGE, the Directorate of Physical Education of the CGE, the Directorate of Canteens of the Ministry of Human Development and the First Level of Care of the Ministry of Health, plans these actions aimed at people with disabilities and those related to sports and disabilities in the province.

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