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An Introduction to Cerebral Palsy in Sport and Physical Activity

UK Coaching and Cerebral Palsy Sport

Learn about cerebral palsy and explore practical tips and techniques that will help you develop a great inclusive environment at your sessions


Cerebral palsy is a condition that affects movement and coordination. It’s the most common motor disability in childhood. As exercise can help children with cerebral palsy avoid injury, and reduces the impact of associated disorders and illnesses, coaches have a valuable role to play in supporting people with cerebral palsy to enjoy taking part in physical activity and sport.

Learning more about what it is like to have cerebral palsy will be a powerful tool in your coaching toolkit, enabling you to further grow and develop as a coach.

Through the course, you will gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence that you need to run inclusive and creative sessions that welcome people with cerebral palsy and give them a meaningful opportunity to take part and reach their goals.

Complete the course today to learn more about inclusivity and how you can remove barriers to participation for people living with cerebral palsy.

In this course you will:

  • Develop a clear understanding of cerebral palsy.
  • Explore tools and ideas that can help you overcome challenges at your sessions.
  • Consider practical techniques for adapting sessions to include people with cerebral palsy.

Full course details

  • This eLearning course is suitable for coaches working at all levels who are interested in creating a more inclusive and welcoming environment for participants with cerebral palsy.

  • This course is self-paced and lasts approximately 60 minutes. You will be able to access it whenever you want, at a time that fits in with your lifestyle and schedule.

  • You have access to this course for two months from the point of enrolment.

  • Our experienced advisors are on hand to offer any assistance if you need any help with navigating through the course.

  • This course has been designed to be fully mobile-responsive, scaling up and down as needed.

    For the best experience, we recommend you complete it on a desktop.

    If you have a visual impairment, we have designed the course to work with screen readers.

    There are some videos in the course that feature audio. We have included transcripts to aid people with hearing impairments.

  • If you are an organisation and want to purchase this course for your learners, please get in touch.

An Introduction to Cerebral Palsy in Sport and Physical Activity

Total price: £15.00
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