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Would you like to aim to compete at the Paralympic Games? Check to see if you’re eligible!

Eligible impairment types for Paralympic sport:

Impairment Description
Ataxia, athetosis and hypertonia Neurological conditions resulting in or from an acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, hereditary spastic paraparesis or multiple sclerosis
Impaired muscle power Impaired muscle power resulting from health conditions including Erb’s palsy, muscular dystrophy, sacral agenesis, spina bifida, spinal cord injury, spinal cord tumour and transverse myelitis
Impaired passive range of movement Restricted range of movement in one or more joints resulting from health conditions including arthrogryposis, talipes and joint fusions
Intellectual impairment Score of 75 or lower on an internationally recognised and professionally administered IQ test, with demonstrated limitations in social, communication or self-care skills
Leg length difference Significant difference in leg length due to congenital deficiency or trauma
Limb deficiency Partial or total absence of bones or joints due to congenital deficiency, or amputation resulting from illness or trauma
Vision impairment Impairment of the eye structure, optical nerves or pathways, or visual cortex, resulting in a restriction or loss of vision in both eyes. This may be caused by health conditions including albinism, macular dystrophy, cone rod dystrophy, retinitis pigmentosa and Stargardt disease.

Prior to completing the registration form below, please refer to Select-a-Sport to discover which Paralympic sports you may be eligible to compete in.

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