Screenshot of six speakers on Zoom Football For All Talks webinar

Football For All Talks.

The Covid-19 Pandemic brought some of our face-to-face activities to a halt in 2020.


We accepted the challenge and designed a series of 12 free online webinars on different topics linked to sports, innovation and disability, delivered by Integrated Dreams in partnership with CAFE – Centre for Access to Football in Europe.

episode 1

How can a stadium bee accessible to disabled fans? Some examples.

Joanna Deagle, Managing Director – Centre for Access to Football in Europe

Matt McCann, CEO – Access Earth

Rita Ochoa, Senior Associate – AFL Architects

episode 2

How are european football clubs working to become more disabled friendly? Incusive practices in european football.

Alexis Dobbin, Disability Access Officer – Celtic Glasgow

Jaimie Dorward, Disability Officer – Bradford City

episode 3

The future of disabled football.

Terri Ritchie, Inclusion Manager – Liverpool FC Foundation

Stuart Sharp, ENT Technical & Grassroots Director – US Soccer

David Stirton, Blind Football’s Project Coordinator – International Blind Sports Association

Donal Byrne, President – European Powerchair Football Association

episode 4

How is FIFA working to make football more accessible and inclusive?

Hala Ousta, Diversity & Accessibility Manager – FIFA

episode 5

How can inclusion be an open door for innovation?

Cathy Pearl, Conversation Design Lead – Google

Matthew Walzer, Communications Specialist – STARability Foundation, Advocate

Miguel Neiva, Founder – Color ADD, Ashoka Fellow

Peter & Kate Shippey MBEs, Founders – The Shippey Campaign

extra episode

Disability inclusive employment.

Liz Johnson, Paralympian, Founder – The Ability People

Daniel Wiles, Training and Consultancy Manager – Leonard Cheshire

Paul McNeill, Head of Community Development – Scottish FA

Joana Cal, Director of Operations – Integrated Dreams

episode 6

How are other sports promoting inclusion?

Victoria Austin, CEO – Global Disability Innovation Hub

Miroslaw Krogulec, Sports Director – Special Olympics Europe/Eurasia

Geraldine McTavish, Diversity and Inclusion Officer – Gaelic Athletic Association

episode 7

How can we bring disabled people’s issues to forefront of the conversation in sports and beyond?

Eli Wolff, Paralympian, Director – The Power of Sport Lab, Founder – the Royce Sport and Society Fellowship, Brown University, Lecturer – University of Connecticut

Kush Kanodia, Disability & BAME Rights Campaigner & award-Winning Social Entrepreneur, Visionary Leader of the unprecedented #NoWheelchairTax NHS Campaign

Jess Markt, Disability Sport & Inclusion Advisor – International Committee of the Red Cross International

Joyce Cook, Chief Social Responsibility & Education Officer – FIFA

episode 8

How has the FFALP contributed to your journey? A conversation with past participants working in different fields.

Eduardo Maia, Assistant, Health & Performance Unit – Portuguese FA, 2018 FFALP Participant

Kieran Burns, Founder – All About Ability Podcast, 2019 FFALP Participant

Thomas Hosier, Founder – INjoy Sport, 2018 FFALP Participant

special episode

International Day of Disabled People — Perspectives on disability: a talk between a disabled fan and a top football player.

Elena Popova, Russian Football Union Disability Access Officer, 2018 FFALP Participant

Alexey Smertin, Russian Football Officer and former professional player

special episode

International Day of Disabled People — Road to Tokyo: the expectations of top athletes for the paralympic games.

Gael Riviere, Blind Football player for France, London 2012 Silver Medallist

Moran Samuel, Para-rower for Israel, Rio 2016 Bronze Medallist

Daniel Chan Ho Yuen, para-badminton player from Hong Kong, World no. 2 in chase of Gold in Tokyo 2020

special episode

International Day of Disabled People — Foundations in football: the right way to improve access and inclusion.

Diego García Diego, Director General – Fundación Getafe C.F.

Nuno Costa, Executive Secretary – Fundação Benfica

Rachael Lomax, Accessibility Advisor – Everton FC

Wim Beelaert, Disability Access Officer & Coordinator – KAA Gent Foundation

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our partners.

Great conversations make the World go round.

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