Inclusive Sport Ideas
An introduction to ideas of how to make your sports sessions inclusive with ideas for adapted activities.
Access Bedford and the D/deaf community together can make a huge difference! Established in 2013 by 4 Bedford Volunteers – Suzie Sampson, Catherine Wright, Alison Cook and Emma Sparrow, Access Bedford started to bring together the D/deaf Community to socialise and work with services to be more D/deaf aware.
In 2015 Access Bedford became a registered Charity, our aim is to work with the D/deaf and hard of hearing community to make Bedford Borough more accessible. We support the D/deaf community by holding events that get people together to discuss what is needed in Bedford. From this we talk to services and providers and look at how to improve accessibility issues so that D/deaf people can get access to the information they need.
CPSU and NSPCC resources
Supporting Specific Needs
Adapt your sessions to prioritise inclusion.
British Sign Language (BSL) Act 2022 and explanatory notes: BSL version
Protecting d/Deaf and disabled children and young people from abuse
d/Deaf and disabled children and young people are at an increased risk of being abused compared with their peers who are not d/Deaf or disabled (Jones et al, 2012; IICSA, 2022). They are also less likely to receive the protection and support they need when they have been abused.
Disability in Sport ft. Ade Adepitan | Voice Box | Childline
Disability shouldn't be a barrier to taking part in sport. Ade Adepitan tells us about how there's a whole array of different sports that people with disabilities can take part in – probably more than most people would realise!