This checklist is designed to help sports to support deaf and disabled athletes participating in activities within their setting.
A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed an athlete code of conduct procedure in an easy-read format.
A good practice example from Disability Sport Wales (DSW). They have developed a coaches code of conduct procedure in an easy read format.
This video scenario and supporting guidance provides sports with guidance on how to effectively include deaf and disabled young people in activities.
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.
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.
The FA has produced a video detailing the reporting process for anyone worried about a child in youth football.
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.
In this podcast, we hear from two dedicated sports parents who discuss the very different roles they play in their preschool and disabled children's sports.
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.