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Visual Impairment Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity Delivery

Course

Location
SportPark at Loughborough University
3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3QF
When
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 (18:00 - 20:00)
Organised By
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
Tags
Bookit, Featured
This is an awareness training opportunity for sport and physical activity professionals, sports coaches, physical activity and community group deliverers. This would also be helpful for those working within early years and care settings along with teaching staff.

This workshop will be delivered by Paralympian Athlete Dan Powell and his Ability Training colleague, Doug Wong.

The aim of the workshop is to provide an insight into visual impairment and guidance on creating the right environment to ensure people with visual impairments can access sport and physical activity.

The workshop will support deliverers to have the confidence and knowledge to do this.

Training Outcomes:

Understand more about visual impairment

Learn about the 'do's and dont's' of working with people with a visual impairment

Experience how to guide a person with a visual impairment both physically and verbally

Learn about visual aids and guide dogs.

Be involved in a discussion and question and answer session.

Cost: £10

To book a place please click on the booking form below.

Booking

Visual Impairment Awareness for Sport & Physical Activity Delivery

£10.00

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Sales end 10th October 2017

Partners

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

Partners

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