July Update from AAA Play 

We've made it past the middle of the year! There are still many challenges to be faced in 2020, but we have a newsletter packed full of activities and events you can do and attend from the comfort of your own home. Whether you are isolating, or just don't want to leave because of the dreary weather, there will still be plenty to keep you active and entertained!

We hope everyone in Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire is keeping safe and well, (and washing hands and wearing masks!), and regional Victorians are staying safe and happy as well. 

In the Spotlight

AAA Play Resources Page

Have you seen our Resources Page? There are links to previous events and livestreams that you can catch up on, like Autism inclusion in sport and International Day of People with Disability. There are travel guides helping you get around Victoria more easily (when restrictions lift!), a whole list of newsletters and articles you can subscribe to, to learn more about the disability industry, and information for clubs to make them more inclusive, and a directory of disability services. 

It's a one-stop shop of information, helpful tips and knowledge sharing.

Click here for more info.

Find an (Online) Activity

BAM Allstars Online Dance Classes
Bam arts is an all ages dance, performing and creative arts programme for people with disabilities (see pic above). Due to COVID-19 they are unable to run classes at their locations for the time being, but they are offering online classes!

Details can be found here

BowlAbilities at Home
Tenpin Bowling AustraliaBowlAbilities & Bowl Patrol have worked together to develop a Bowl At Home series for you all! You may not have a bowling ball at home, no worries. This program will show you how to learn to bowl with whatever you have - even a can of food will work!

Details can be found here

Dance & Roll
Dance & Roll would like to welcome the AAA Play members and participants to join their dance session for a free “Come and Try”, for the first 2 virtual sessions. Surely, exercise, fun, and lots of joy would be guaranteed.

Details can be found here


VicHealth School Holiday Activities

VicHealth have released a list of activities to help you keep your family busy at home, including ways to burn energy, fuel imagination, work on wellbeing, get cooking, and how to get support. 

Click here for more information.

Ten Go-To Mental Health Organisations

It’s completely normal to experience a whole range of feelings and emotions at any time, let alone during a global pandemic.

VicHealth want to help you get the support you need to get through this tough time and emerge stronger and more resilient. So, they've made a list of ten organisations you can go to for top-notch mental health and wellbeing advice.

Click here for more information.

Sport and Rec Restrictions

The Victorian Government has announced the next stage of restrictions from 11:59pm on Wednesday 1 July 2020. These apply to the whole state except for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire where  Stage 3 "Stay at Home" restrictions will be reinstated from 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 July.

Click here to for more information.

Regional Sports Survey

The Regional Sports Assemblies are conducting a survey with the aim of engaging people with a disability in physical activity post COVID-19. They would like to hear from:
    • People with a disability who don't play sport but would like to.
    • A parent / carer / guardian of a person with a disability who doesn't play sport but would like to.

Click here for more information.

Livewire Online Community

Livewire is a safe, supportive and fun space that hosts a fully moderated chatroom (open 12pm-12am AEST, 7 days a week), competitions, live streaming, an active newsfeed, special events and regular visits from celebrity guests. 

Click here for more information.


Special Olympics Webinar 4

Online learning continues with the fourth webinar in the Special Olympics series on Autism Inclusion in Sport, Recreation and Physical Education.

Webinar 4: Sensory Sensitivities and Regulation
Date: Thursday 30 July 2020 
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm AEST

Click here for more information

AAA Ambassador News
COVID-19 has disrupted many parts of our lives, and for our Ambassador Tony, that includes Masters’ athletics competitions. Luckily, the Masters Competition has found a creative way to continue, allowing runners to connect and compete from across the world!
Tony is now competing in a virtual, international track and field event, against other competitors from across the world.
Good luck Tony!
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