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Learning Disability & Sport Workshop

Course

Location
Active Rutland Hub
Oakham Enterprise Park
Ashwell ROad
Oakham
LE15 7TU
Contact Name
Teresa Dalby
Contact Email
t.dalby@lrsport.org
Contact Telephone
01509564888
When
Mon, 21 Aug 2017 (18:00 - 21:00)
Organised By
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
Tags
Bookit, Featured
Awareness training for sports coaches, physical activity and community group deliverers.

What is the 'Learning Disability and Sport Workshop' about?

Developed through a partnership between Mencap Sport and Special Olympics Great Britain, this workshop looks at learning disability and sport. It aims to help clubs, coaches and providers of sport understand how to support people with a learning disability to access sporting opportunities in an inclusive environment.

What does the workshop cover?

  • What is a learning disability?
  • The issues and barriers people with a learning disability face when accessing sport
  • Different ways of communicating with people with a learning disability in sport
  • Different ways of including people with a learning disability in sport
  • How to promote sport to people with a learning disability
  • How to promote sport to people with a learning disability
  • Different pathways and opportunities available in learning disability sport

Who is this workshop for?

This workshop is aimed at anyone who wants to know more about learning disability and sport, whether that is professional sports staff, coaches, club volunteers or leisure centre staff.

Quotes from previous workshop attendees:

"A good workshop that covered valuable points to increase my knowledge and confidence when working with people with a learning disability".

"A good insight into the difficulties faced by people with a learning disability and ways in which to overcome these barriers".

Feedback from previous participants

  • 100% of attendees would recommend the workshop to a colleague.
  • 98% of attendees have a better understanding of learning disability and the barriers when accessing sport & physical activity.
  • 97% of attendees feel that they are empowered to work with people with a learning disability.

Booking

Learning Disability & Sport Workshop

£10.00

Awareness training for sports coaches, physical activity and community group deliverers.

Not Available

Partners

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

Partners

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