Equips you with the basic knowledge required to effectively engage, interact with, and teach autistic children within a swimming lesson.
This course will provide you with the adaptations and tools needed to improve the overall experience for pupils with SEND who attend school swimming lessons.
This workshop is designed to give Level 1 and Level 2 teachers an understanding of integrating swimmers with impairments into mainstream swimming lessons.
Explores strategies and adaptions to teaching practices that will support participants.
This online webinar will give you an introduction to working with and supporting deaf and hard of hearing swimmers in the aquatic environment.
This eLearning covers two modules: Deaf Friendly Swimming and Visually Impaired Friendly Swimming. It will help ensure that deaf, hard of hearing and visually impaired young people are fully supported in accessing swimming lessons and training.
This free online resource will give you an introduction to disability swimming. It covers best practice and how to support the inclusion of disabled people in swimming lessons and clubs. Completion is a requirement for clubs to achieve SwimMark.
This free eLearning will give you an introduction to equality, diversity and inclusion, covering the approach to inclusion, use of appropriate language and the importance of adaption.
This free online resource will give you an introduction to para-swimming. Ideal for coaches working with para-swimmers this e-learning resource will increase your awareness of para-swimming and how you can support it as a coach.
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