STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
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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;
Loss of muscle power e.g. spinal cord injury/nerve damage/spina bifida
Loss of range of movement e.g. fused ankle
Cerebral Palsy/acquired brain injury
Limb deficiency (amputee) from birth or acquired
Limb length difference