This webinar was delivered on May 30 2017 by Andrea Carey, Sport for Life Society. This webinar introduced participants to the concept of Inclusive Physical Literacy and how it ties into the definition of Physical Literacy. It also explored the facets of offering inclusive programming, and how organizations need to intentionally plan for this to happen. The webinar also covered how the organizational structure is key for offering a supportive and welcoming environment for persons with a disability.
This webinar was delivered on June 13 2017 and includes information on client demographics, space/equipment considerations, person first language usage, client approach, dealing with difficult situations and direct training methods to increase both client outcomes and coach/instructor comfort.
Click HERE to view the Inclusive Fitness Webinar Slides, or watch the webinar below!
This OneAbility Handbook was created as a resource to support certified fitness professionals while working with clients with different disabilities and various barriers to physical activity. The disabilities profiled in this handbook (amputation, autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and vision impairment) were selected to fill the gap in pre-existing resources. As such, some prevalent disabilities, including spinal cord injuries, were not included in this handbook as other valuable resources currently exist. Please refer to the Appendix of this handbook for a list of resources for working with individuals with spinal cord injuries.
Inclusive Physical Literacy Portal
The resources and programs listed on this webpage have been identified as best practices, and are in no way an exhaustive list but will hopefully provide a starting point for this journey.