Include Me WM is a regional approach to making the West Midlands an exemplar region for engaging disabled people and people with long term health conditions to be physically active.
It has been developed following a consultation with disabled people, disability organisations, national specialist organisations and existing academic and national research. Following the consultation period a wide range of actions have been developed with the aim of creating a more inclusive environment and a better understanding of people’s needs.
Include Me West Midlands puts disabled people and people with long term health conditions at the heart of the conversation and covers the following themes.
It aims to create a collective momentum and a demonstration of a willingness to learn from and listen to disabled people.
Include Me West Midlands will initially focus on a couple of key areas and expand over time.
The initial areas are:
This is about making a positive difference to disabled people and people with long term health conditions by giving them a voice to help improve access and opportunities across the West Midlands.