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Learning Disability & Sport Workshop

Course

Location
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport
SportPark
3 Oakwood Drive
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3QF
Contact Name
Teresa Dalby
Contact Email
t.dalby@lrsport.org
Contact Telephone
01509564888
When
Wed, 04 Oct 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

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

Partners

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