Being An Inclusive Club
Players with an impairment or disability don’t just play in pan disability or impairment specific environments, they play in mainstream football too and many might not even realise this!
This means it is more important than ever for clubs to understand how they can create an inclusive environment for their players.
Supporting a player with an impairment or disability does not need to be complicated and does not require great time or resource to have an impact.
Just little changes and adaptations can make a huge difference to the experience a player with an impairment may have at their football club and make it a more inclusive environment to play within!
Organisations such as the Activity Alliance (Formerly the English Federation of Disability Sport) offer resources as well as courses for clubs and coaches that are there to help and guide them in welcoming or supporting players with impairments to their club or session. The Activity Alliance also provides a toolkit which will give clubs and coaches ideas, methods and resources to ensure everyone has a positive club experience through their Inclusion Club Hub tool.