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Goalball - an inclusive and competitive sport designed with visual impairment in mind

Posted: Tue, 3 Oct 2023 13:15

Goalball - an inclusive and competitive sport designed with visual impairment in mind

Phoebe, Active Oxfordshire's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Coordinator, recently attended a Goalball session, a sport specifically designed with visual impairments in mind. She reflects on the inclusive nature of the sport and the organisation, as well as the enjoyable aspects of the Goalball itself. Read More »

Reflections on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Active Oxfordshire

Posted: Wed, 13 Sep 2023 13:20

Reflections on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Active Oxfordshire

For the past year, Phoebe Gibbons, Active Oxfordshire's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator, has been dedicated to developing and improving EDI at the organisation. She reflects on work of the organisation, and looks forward to how we can continue to move in the right direction to make Oxfordshire a more inclusive and equitable county. Read More »

Low Vision Awareness Month

Posted: Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:30

Low Vision Awareness Month

Last week, the Active Oxfordshire team took part in a Visual Awareness training session, which was delivered by one of our Active Ambassadors, Nathan, and Mark, who both work forMyVision Oxfordshire, the charity previously known as Oxford Association for the Blind. We found this important to note as the change is deliberate, they found that their previous name was in fact a barrier to their service. People with a visual impairment could find the term 'blind' as something they don't identify with and could just be reinforcing negative stereotypes. Read More »