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Understanding Autism

Course

Location
SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Loughborough
LE11 3QF
Contact Name
Kate Scott
Contact Email
info@lrsport.org
Contact Telephone
01509564867
When
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 (18:00 - 20:00)
Tags
Bookit
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

Booking

Free Ticket

FREE

Not Available

Partners

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

Partners

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