Athlete development and talent ID
Many of Australia’s elite athletes with a disability started their sporting careers as junior competitors in events organised by Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association, or were ‘talent spotted’ at one of our come and try days.
Our athlete development and talent identification programs include:
Other related programs include:
- Paralympic Talent Search initiatives – the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) aims to identify people with a disability who show Paralympic potential
- Queensland Academy of Sport EAD Individual Scholarship Program – an initiative of the Queensland Academy of Sport for elite athletes in Paralympic sports not otherwise covered by a QAS program.