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Inclusive Sport Resources

There are a number of online sites you can access for inclusive funding and resources.

Create your club's own personalised toolkit

EFDS 'The Inclusion Hub Club' – the tool helps clubs include more disabled people in their activities and shouldn't take more than 15 minutes to complete.

STEP 1: Assess how inclusive your club is by answering simple questions

STEP 2: View your club's personalised toolkit that has been created through the results you provided. The toolkit will give you ideas, methods and resources to ensure everyone has a positive club experience.

STEP 3: Download the action plan template provided to plan for how your club can become more inclusive.

Resources for clubs and volunteers

The EFDS (English Federation of Disability Sport) offer a range of resources and tools available for clubs and volunteers who work with disabled people.

Engaging disabled people: the guide - supports you to communicate and engage more effectively with audiences that include disabled people

Being Active - a guide which supports disabled people to enjoy a more active lifestyle

Access for All: Opening Doors - a guide to support sports clubs to improve physical access for disabled people

Access for all: inclusive communications - supports providers to reach a wider audience, including more disabled people

Functional categories for sport and disabled people: a toolkit for identification and competition - to enable teachers and coaches to identify ability and develop talent

Talk to Me - identification of the 10 key principles that support providers to deliver more appealing opportunities for disabled people

Classification overview - a guide to the process of classification within disability sport

Club Matters - online resource that offers information and resources on all areas of club support including how to be inclusive

Local British Sign Language interpreters search - find your local interpreter

Funding to support inclusive activity

There are a number of funding sources available to help increase participation within disability sport. Click here to visit the funding pages of the website for more information.

Using positive imagery that is relevant to your promoting

Using positive imagery

Use the Sport England website to search for images per sport that can help promote your session or club:

Mental Health awareness in clubs

Community sport clubs play an important role in supporting people with mental health conditions; 1 in 4 of us will have a mental health condition each year so this means your coaches, players and volunteers are likely to be affected in some way.

Mind have great resources and information on mental health in sport including the 'mental health in elite sport report' that recommends that:

  • Coaches need to understand the value of mental health and wellbeing
  • Cubs (as employers) have a responsibility to support the mental wellbeing of players

The Inclusion Club

An online platform that share best practice around inclusion in sport and physical activity including audio-visual episodes, podcasts, webinars and resouces: theinclusionclub.com