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Safeguarding disabled children

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Webinars

Recording of our webinar exploring how and why disabled children are additionally vulnerable to abuse, and what steps can be taken by sports organisations to safeguard them.

Disability Sport Wales – Athletes' code of conduct

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

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed an athlete code of conduct procedure in an easy-read format.

Disability Sport Wales – Coaches' code of conduct

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Duty of care Type: Policies

A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a coaches code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.

Inclusive golf coaching

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Two clubs provide an example of dedication to disability golf through their inclusive golf programmes.

Making surfing accessible for disabled young people

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

We chat to Ben Clifford, founder of Surfability UK CIC, about the work they do to make surfing accessible for children and young people.

Safeguarding and inclusion of deaf and disabled children and young people

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Best practice

Deaf and disabled children are particularly vulnerable to abuse. This briefing provides guidance on how to recognise and respond to concerns about the welfare of a child.

Including deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Videos

We arranged for a group of disabled young people to meet with GB Wheelchair Basketball player Ade Adepitan. Their discussions of the challenges they've faced should give sports organisations ideas for how to break down barriers and make it easier for young disabled people to get involved in sport.

Advice on safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport

Topics: Deaf and disabled children Type: Videos

A video clip featuring two professionals commenting on a scenario featuring Anna, a young disabled child, involved in a sports activity. They reflect on the difficulties the coach experienced in including Anna in the activities and offer suggestions about a more positive approach to meeting Anna's needs in this context.

Safeguarding deaf and disabled children in sport - Anna's story

Topics: Anti-bullying Deaf and disabled children Type: Videos

A video clip of Anna, a disabled girl, attending a sports session. Her coach struggles to accommodate and include her effectively in the activity. Some of Anna's peers begin to bully her verbally.

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