Kainbach bei Graz, 20th - 21st of February 2019

The objective of this meeting is to share real life experiences on how to approach, train and motivate people with ID to participate in sports competitions and to reflect on the concept of inclusion versus integration in sports .

 Venue: Lebenswelten der Barmherzigen Brüder - Steiemark, Johannes von Gott-Straße 12, 8047 Kainbach bei Graz (Austria)


Case Studies for motivating athletes with ID to compete:

Proposal of standardised qualifications for coaches training people with ID - María Casas and Saleky García (UPM-CEDI)

IDEAL Project - Matthew Johnston (UPM-CEDI)

Action Plan for implementing inclusive competitions in Madeira - Rui Santos and Carlos Leal (IIH-CRPSF)

Strategies for involving people with intellectual disabilities in training activities and sports competitions: Integration vs. Inclusion

  • Marc Angelini (National Director of Special Olympics)
  • Thomas Gruber, BSc (Special Olympics, Project employee TUMAWAS)
  • Mag. Petra Huber (Secretary General of the Austrian Paralympic Committee)
  • Mag. Christine Kogler (Austrian Paralympic Committee)
  • Mag. Florian Schneeberger (Austrian Disabled Sports Association)