Series documents records received and produced by Steadward in the course of his involvement and communication with international sporting organizations, and national and international sports organizations that represent disabled athletes. Organizations include: the Canadian Therapeutic Riding Association, International Blind Sport Association, Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons, Canadian Federation of Sport Organizations of the Disabled, Commonwealth Games Federation, Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association, Canadian Wheelchair Sports Association, Far East and South Pacific Games Federation for the Disabled, General Association of International Sports Federation, International Coordinating Committee of World Sports Organizations for the Disabled, International Committee on Integration of Athletes with a Disability, International Sports Federation for Persons with Intellectual Disability, International Sports Foundation, International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation, International Sports Federation for the Disabled, Paralympic Sports Association, South African Sports Association for Physically Disabled, and others.
Series documents administration and organization of worldwide disability sports associations, relationships between disability sports organizations and the International Paralympic Committee, International Paralympic Committee membership, information on programs, services, and adaptive equipment for disabled athletes, and the planning and execution of sporting competitions and events such as the Commonwealth Games, Great Wall Run, World Blind Sports Championship, Games for the Physically Disabled, Canadian Olympics, National Wheelchair Games, Wheelchair Basketball Gold Cup, Olympiad for the Physically Disabled, Canadian Wheelchair Indoor Championship, World Wheelchair Games.
Series contains two subseries: Wheelchair sports and associations and video reels. Series also contains correspondence, reports, minutes, policies, bylaws, newsletters, conference and symposia proceedings, schedules, proposals, membership lists, team lists, athlete standings/rankings, rules, videos, memorabilia, news articles, and press releases.