Inclusive Activity Programme by Activity Alliance                              

Inclusive and Accessible Communication – Activity Alliance

Connecting Differently Through Sport by Sense Active

Disability Football online Introduction module 

Inclusive Dance Training moves online!  


Many things have gone online in the last 16 months, this includes training courses. There are now several short workshops and coach or workforce education opportunities that can be accessed through online methods whether that be in your own time and self-led or tutor led through Zoom or teams. Disability and inclusive sport and physical activity is no exception and below you will find a compiled list of many that are available, either available through Living Sport or with partners.

Inclusive Activity Programme by Activity Alliance  

Delivered as an online learning classroom or a venue workshop (coming back in Autumn 2021) this workshop aims to improve people’s confidence and knowledge in supporting disabled people to get active. It is suitable for anyone for the sport sector, health and social care professionals including support workers and anyone who has an interest or role in supporting disabled people to be active. 

Activity Alliance have partnered with UK Coaching, the UK’s professional association for sports coaches, who’s tutor deliver the Inclusive Activity Programme online classroom or venue workshop alongside an e- learning module.  

“The training was excellent,it reminded everyone of the importance of building exercise and movement into our everyday activities”

“It raised awareness and has encouraged all staff to build in some element of physical activity into their creative workshops.  It also helped us in providing new “active” sessions via Zoom during lockdowns.”

Living Sport are the local delivery partner, if you are interested in the course as an individual or an organisation with 6-15 people, please contact Living Sport for details.

Inclusive and Accessible Communication – Activity Alliance  

Delivered via zoom or at venues (coming back later in 2021) by Activity Alliance, the 2-hour workshop will help people understand how inclusive communications engages more than just disabled people, by using appropriate language when discussing or referring to disabled people. The workshop with give tips on embedding key principles into your own communication activities having identified the basic principles of inclusive communication, through online and offline activities.  

"I will use the information [I have learnt] to create better communications for our clubs/players etc. I will also help clubs to create inclusive communications for their events." 
 
"The information provided at this workshop will inform all future communications" 

Living Sport are the local delivery partner, Current workshop places available to book via the website if you are interested in the workshop as an organisation with 6-25 people, please contact Living Sport for details.  

Connecting Differently Through Sport by Sense Active 

Delivered as an online learning classroom aims to improve sports sectors confidence and knowledge. It is suitable for sports coaches, sports instructors, leisure staff including front of house, sports volunteers or anyone else who would like to engage people with sensory or complex disabilities in sport. 

Sense Active have partnered with UK Coaching, the UK’s professional association for sports coaches, launching 'Connecting Differently Through Sport' as an online learning classroom to ensure anyone facilitating activities for those with sensory impairments or complex disabilities feel better equipped and more confident. It offers a mixture of theory, learning, and practical activities to support a fully inclusive approach and is accredited by CIMSPA. 

If you are interested in the course as an individual or an organisation with 6-15 people, please contact Living Sport for details.

Disability Football online Introduction module 

Football is 'For All' – and almost one in five of us has a long-standing limiting disability, illness or condition. This learning lasts 30 minutes and examines how to support the individuals in your team, whatever their ability level. We'll explore what's meant by disability and the different pathways available for disabled players. Examples include mainstream, pan-disability and impairment-specific football. 
 
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This course is a useful module for coaches in both disability and non- disability football, as it explains the dual pathway and how to refer players within mainstream teams to the England Talent Programme.  For more information on disability football in Cambridgeshire please contact Sarah Hudson. 

Inclusive Dance Training moves online!  

The Inclusive Dance Training (IDT) is for anyone wanting to run or be involved with Inclusive Dance sessions. It is suitable for a wide range of people who are involved with dance and disabled people in many ways.  This could include dance teachers who wish to open their services to all abilities, those involved with sports and social groups, and people with a focus on disability and the care environment. There are no entry requirements for this course, other than an interest in learning more about inclusive dance, a passion to allow dance access for all, and a desire to develop your professional practice.  The IDT will equip you with the tools you need to start your journey into Inclusive Dance or develop your existing skills 

Full details can be found here.