Judo & Disabilities

Social Disabilites  -   Autism, ADHD

Intellectual Disabilities: 
An individual is considered to have an intellectual disability based on the follow three criteria:

1. Intellectual functioning level (IQ) is below 70-75
2. Significant limitations exist in two or more adaptive skills
3. This condition is present from chilhood (-18yrs)  

Physical Disabilities: Spinal Injury, Amputee, Poliomyelitus

Sensory Disabilities: Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired 

Motorial Disabilities: Dyspraxia, Cerebral Palsy, Muscle Diseases, Nervous Diseases

Below is an overview of some of (but not limited to)  the disabilities that are currently represented in the sport of Judo.
Training practices and coaching techniques are modified and adjusted individually to suit all judo students with extra support needs.

The whole ethos of Mixed Ability Judo is to concentrate on what you can do and not on what you can't

Learning Disabilities: Dyslexia 

Contact Details

Our Proud Supporters & Sponsors

James Mulroy
President & Founder Judo Assist Ireland
Vice President International Special Needs Judo Union
International SN Coach & Tutor
International/Special Olympic Referee

Tel: 067 38951 / Int: (+353) 67 38951
Mobile: 086 061 2544

email: info@specialneedjudo.com