Included in the swimming section of Living made easy is swimwear and swimming equipment which may be suitable for people with disabilities.
Products listed in swimwear include incontinence swimwear, velcro fastened and larger-cup swimwear. Swimming equipment includes a range of buoyancy equipment designed to assist with swimming and aquatic activities.1
Swimming can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors by people of all ages and abilities - for recreation, fitness, therapy and competition.2. Water is a place where many disabled people can achieve a degree of independence and physical freedom that may be difficult for them to find elsewhere.2
The benefits of swimming and aquatic exercise or therapy may include:3
'Doing Sport Differently' is a guide written by and for people with lived experience of disability or health conditions and covers the benefits of sport and fitness, how disabled people can get involved, whether playing, watching or coaching. Doing Sport Differently
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