The Southampton rugby star has the chance to compete in the 2020 Paralympics thanks to Totton-based Millbrook Healthcare.Read the full story ›
A Paralympian is backing a campaign to educate toddlers in Kent about disability. A cartoon is being used by sixty pre-schools in the Maidstone area to show children that disability shouldn't limit ambition or success. This report by Tom Savvides includes interviews with Paralympian Steve Brown, pre-school manager Susan Taylor and footage from the cartoon Eddie & Friends, produced by Golding Vision and Wellbeing People.
The Paralympics are in full swing out in Rio. And competitors from the South East are aiming to bring back the Gold.
Team GB's oldest male competitor - 48 year old Simon Munn from Brighton - helped the wheelchair basketball team beat Algeria. Former Royal Marines Commando Joe Townsend from Eastbourne competes in the Triathlon.
Paralympics update: Sangeeta talked to Penny Mordaunt, Portsmouth North MP and Minister of State for Disabled People. She started by asking her how the Rio games should build on the success of London 2012.
With the Olympics finishing in just over a week's time, it's the turn of the Paralympians to head to Rio - and excitement is already building, especially in one Sussex home.
Wheelchair basketball champ Simon Munn is set to be the first UK competitor to appear in his SEVENTH consecutive Games. It's the most ever by an athlete in a single sport.
Andy Dickenson went to watch him train and also spoke to sports scientist Alex Bliss.
A former marine from Sussex who lost both legs at the age of 19 is aiming to bring home Gold for Britain at the Rio Paralympics.
Joe Townsend returned home from Afghanistan as a double amputee with an uncertain future.
Now, at 27, he credits sport with helping him to heights he thought he could never achieve. Sarah Saunders reports.
Hampshire sailor Geoff Holt is calling for sailing to be brought back as an event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, after the sport was axed.Read the full story ›
Video. Athletes from the South attended the first National Paralympics Day in London and Buckinghamshire - a year on from the Games.
Britain is getting ready to celebrate the first National Paralympic Day and school children from Dorset have been given the opportunity to sail with a gold medallist.
Helena Lucas won gold at London 2012 and will be sailing with disabled and able bodies children on the 7th September. The youngsters will get the chance to see Helena's gold medal as well as ask her questions about her Paralympic success.
Today is the one-year anniversary of London 2012. And the charity Help for Heroes says the Paralympics were hugely beneficial....so much so, they're now looking forward to Rio 2016.