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[Sold Out] – New Course Date TBA – Coaching Athletes with Special Needs: Program Design & Implementation
24 October 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
People with special needs make up a significant portion of the population and are likely
already taking part in your programs, whether you know it or not.
When: Saturday, October 24, 2020, 9:30AM-12:00PM
Where: Online via Google Meet
What: A 2.5-hour online course on how to design and implement programming for athletes with
special needs. This course is applicable to all types of coaches, and includes training on working
face-to-face with athletes.
Pre-registration is required.
Register now: RSVP at this link. This event is sold out, but a wait list is available. New course date TBA
This online course is a modified version of the full in-person training course. It is designed to
provide coaches and program leaders with tools and techniques to use when coaching athletes
with a variety of special needs. This includes: autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, mobility
restrictions/impairments, deaf/hard-of-hearing, blind/low-vision, mild intellectual and
developmental delays (mild to severe), sensory disorders and more.
Based on a philosophy of “designing for, not around”, this course provides user-friendly models
of program design and how-to’s for altering and adjusting activities.
Course topics include:
o Accommodations vs. Modifications vs. Creation
o Planning a Program
o Instructional Strategies
o Behaviour Management