Our Academy provides sport for people with autism and learning disabilities. Because sport offers people with autism or other learning disabilities the chance live a healthier life and make friends. As well as learn new skills and feel good about themselves.
Sport for people with Autism and Learning Disabilities
Our Sports Academy is a key part of many of our members’ individual learning programmes. So, our team of trained coaches work alongside local sporting partners in the community. Delivering a truly inclusive and enjoyable programme. In addition, we are also developing a coaching programme for some of our members. Because they want to learn to coach.
Therefore, we provide a wide range of sport opportunities for our members. These include traditional sports, as well as some more unique opportunities. So, if Boccia is your thing, then you’re in the right place. However, if you just want to swim we also offer that.
Arguably, the highlight of our sporting year is our annual Sports Day.
Without a doubt, our members really enjoy taking part in sport. If you want to find out more, you can in our sport based blogs below.
All on the Active Lifestyles Traditional Sports Day enjoyed a fabulous summer’s day at the Rye, briefly interrupted by the inevitable downpour of rain.
For those with a learning disability however, sport that is truly inclusive can be difficult to access. There are several barriers, such as social isolation,