Disability Inclusion Training


What’s covered?

The disability inclusion training consists of disability awareness and theory followed by practical applications, with tips and ideas to delivering fun and inclusive activities relevant to your setting.
• The current disability sport landscape and why more inclusive provision is needed
• Medical vs Social Model of Disability
• An introduction to different impairment groups and tips on how to meet different needs – neurodivergences, learning disabilities, physical impairments, d/Deaf and hard of hearing, and sight loss.
• Tools and models to help you adapt: The Inclusion Spectrum, STEP and SMILES
• Other considerations outside of session delivery that help creates an inclusive and welcoming environment
• Putting learning into practice with practical activities and persona examples

Duration: 3 hours
Group size: 8-20 people
Development stage: Endorsed by YMCA Awards in 2018

For more information contact Lizzie.Edgecombe@AccessSport.org.uk

NB. To be eligible for this FREE support, you must meet the following criteria:

Currently deliver, or have the aspiration to deliver, sport or physical activity
sessions in:

  •  Lozells
  • Alum Rock
  • Castle Vale
  • Sparkbrook/Balsall Heath
  • Heartlands
  • Groups outside of these areas may also be considered

Interested in engaging more d/Deaf, disabled or neurodivergent children and
young people