An Introduction to Coaching Individuals with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

Are you looking to coach individuals with special educational needs and disabilities? This course will give you awareness of current barriers to sport participation and how this impacts practice. Whether you are looking for a job change or wish to build your knowledge of inclusive sports coaching, this course will help you to begin to adapt your practice to meet the individual needs of the participant.

Course Structure

In this course the following topics are covered:

  • The Context of Disability Sport
  • Traditional and Paralympic Sport
  • The Benefits of Being Active
  • Barriers to Participation
  • Inclusive Coaching.

This course consists of an introduction followed by 5 units and is delivered online via Google Classroom. For each unit there are a set of slides and a workbook to complete followed by an end of learning quiz to check your understanding.