Prof. Jan Burns, Head of Eligibility for the International Federation for Para-athletes with Intellectual Disabilities (INAS), will make a keynote report

 
Prof. Jan Burns, Head of Eligibility for the International Federation for Para-athletes with Intellectual Disabilities (INAS) and worked with the International Paralympic Committee on the re-inclusion of athletes with intellectual disabilities in the Paralympics, will make a keynote report “Inclusion in Elite Sport for Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities – going for gold” under the Special Session “Adult Mental Health”.
 
About Prof. Jan Burns
Jan Burns is a Professor of Clinical Psychology and head of the School of Psychology, Politics and Sociology at Canterbury Christ Church University. Jan is Head of Eligibility for the International Federation for Para-athletes with Intellectual Disabilities (INAS) and worked with the International Paralympic Committee on the re-inclusion of athletes with intellectual disabilities in the Paralympics. Prof. Jan Burns is an active researcher and has published extensively in the fields of disability and clinical psychology. In 2015 she was awarded the Member of the British Empire medal by the Queen for her work with people with disabilities.
 
About INAS
INAS is an international charity and the recognised International Federation (IOSD) for athletes with an intellectual disability. It is a global organization that promotes inclusion through sport and is a full member of the International Paralympic Committee representing intellectual disability.
INAS was formed in 1986 and has grown to a membership of more than 80 nations across the World, representing more than 130,000 athletes with an intellectual disability.
 
Official website: www.inas.org
 

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