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Physical Literacy Is Inclusive

As members of the Physical Literacy Leadership Team at Play in Peel, we value the physical, social, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual well-being of all individuals, and especially of our children who deserve educational experiences that allow them to develop and foster their health and well-being. 

We believe that inclusive physical activity programs enrich communities, reduce inequalities, decrease isolation, and increase connections between people and across cultures. To achieve these collective benefits, we want to create opportunities for children to succeed in their physical activity pursuits regardless of ancestry, culture, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, language, physical or intellectual ability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, socio-economic status or other factors. We want to ensure our professional development sessions and physical activity programs align with I.D.E.A. principles.

By providing all children with opportunities to improve their physical literacy and develop fundamental movement skills, we are laying a strong foundation on which their future health will be built. Ensuring children are confident, competent, knowledgeable, motivated and engaged movers for life will help to create happy, healthy communities in Peel in which children and families enjoy better health outcomes.

We support I.D.E.A. Principles in Promoting Physical Literacy

Inclusion is when people have both the feeling and reality of belonging and opportunities to achieve their full potential.

Diversity is the presence of a wide range of human qualities and attributes, both visible and invisible, within a group.
Equity is the just and respectful treatment of others that recognizes and acknowledges the need to treat people differently depending on their needs and circumstances. It involves the removal of barriers to address historic and current disadvantages for under-represented and marginalized groups.
Accessibility is the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.