Students with Disabilities (Multi Class athletes)
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
(Multi Class athletes)
Who to Contact
|Australian Paralympic Committee||TBA|
Opportunities for Multi Class Athletes
Who is eligible?
A person who has an impairment in body structures and functions that leads to a competitive disadvantage in sport is able to be classified to compete in sport following the Paralympic guidelines.
The three main impairments are;
Sports for Multi Class Athletes [formerly called Para Athletes] with School Sport W.A. are;
Primary Cross Country – Fri, 11th August 2017
Vision Impairment – AA website; also Athletics WA website
Intellectual Impairment – Inclusion Australia (formally Ausrapid)
Physical Impairment – Wheelchair Sports WA
Excellent information on classifications can be found on the Athletics Australia website:-
Links are for each state.
Australian Paralympic Commission (APC) Cathy Lambert, Performance Talent program APC. (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For further information see links below;