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Understanding Autism

Contact Name
Kate Scott
Contact Email
info@lrsport.org
Contact Telephone
01509564867

Location

SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Loughborough
LE11 3QF

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Overview

When
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 (18:00 - 20:00)
Autism awareness training for sports coaches, physical activity and community group deliverers.

This two hour autism awareness session provides an introduction to autism in relation to sport and physical activity.

The course will enable learners to:

  • Increase their awareness and understanding of autism
  • Explore the range of abilities found with autism
  • Access information to enable them to support people with autism more effectively in sport and physical activity sessions.

What is Active for Autism?

  • The National Autistic Society has developed training materials which will aim to:
  • Increase the confidence and skills of practitioners, delivering sport and physical activity for people with autism that is inclusive and enabling them to engage and involve vulnerable people in meaningful ways.
  • Improve the levels of participation of people with autism in sport and physical activity.
  • Improve the self-esteem and wellbeing of people with autism through their participation in sport and physical activity.

Cost: Free

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Partners

  • British Heart Foundation
    QUEST
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Safeguarding
    East Midlands Platform
  • County Sport Network
    Leicestershire County Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Blaby District Council
    Loughborough University
  • Rutland County Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
    Sport England
    Leicester City Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Charnwood Borough Council
    Melton Borough Council
    Equality Standard

Partners

  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    British Heart Foundation
  • QUEST
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Rutland County Council
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    County Sport Network
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Harborough District Council
  • Age UK L&R
    Equality Standard
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Blaby District Council
  • Leicester City Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Loughborough University
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council