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Additional vulnerability and support planning

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider the safeguarding measures required for young people with additional vulnerabilities and support needs.

Anna's story scenario – safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Tools

This scenario provides sports clubs and organisations with guidance on how to effectively include deaf and disabled young people in their setting.

Inclusive coaching

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet supports staff, coaches and volunteers within sport to consider how to include deaf and disabled children within their activities. 

Learning disabilities and intellectual impairments

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet outlines what a learning disability or intellectual impairment is and how this affects the individual when processing and making sense of information.

Over protective parents

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance outlines how sports can work in partnership with disabled athlete’s parents and carers.

Personal care responsibilities for disabled athletes

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet helps sports to consider personal care responsibilities for disabled young athletes.

Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport checklist

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Forms

This checklist is designed to help sports to support deaf and disabled athletes participating in activities within their setting.

Sport, disability and vulnerability

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Involving children and young people Type: Best practice

This factsheet provides guidance for sports clubs and organisations on how to have a person-centred approach to disability.

Reporting safeguarding concerns in the FA

Topics: Anti-bullying Deaf and disabled children Safeguarding standards Inappropriate or concerning behaviour Type: Videos

The FA has produced a video detailing the reporting process for anyone worried about a child in youth football.

Kent Sport's safeguarding adults at risk policy

Topics: Duty of care Athlete wellbeing Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

A good-practice example from Kent Sport. They have developed their 'Safeguarding adults at risk in sport' policy to safeguard adults at risk from potential abuse.

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