PROJECT TITLE: Sportinsieme – Pilot project on the relationship between sport, disability and quality of life

COMMITTENT: Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Equal Opportunities Department

REALIZER: National Sports Center Libertas

PARTNER: Labos – Foundation Laboratory for Social Policies

DESTINATIONS: Disabled, families, network of services and sports associations of the Roman territory.

DURATION: 12 months

FACED ISSUE: Training needs and skills development by the operators. Problems of visibility and concrete sustainability of disability sports initiatives. Need to act in a systemic vision on the complexity of the interlocutors involved (sports associations, rehabilitation and socializing structures, school, family, etc). Need to understand the opinions, perceptions, experiences of disabled people and their families about sports, in order to measure with them the specific value that sport assumes.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES: The project aims to promote integration and quality improvement life of people with disabilities through the promotion of sports. Project carried out in collaboration with the La Mongolfiera Day Center (ASL Rome E) and the Libertas Blue Star sports association.

RESEARCH PHASES: Sports activities for the disabled provided by the Libertas associations involved. A cognitive survey aimed at the families of disabled people on the effects of sport on the quality of family relations Network meetings between disability services and sports associations Training of operators for disabilities to the skills of Sports Operator

EVENTS ORGANIZED: Final Conference 23 May 2014, Cavour Conference Center, Roma

CONTACT PERSON: Anna Calvaruso