Adaptive Athletes, Supporting Individuals with Autism in Sport
Triathlon BC is partnering with the Canucks Autism Network in preparing a FREE adaptive sport clinic on June 11th, from 10am to 2pm, out of the Fortius Sport & Health Centre (Burnaby). This 4-hour information session is aimed at parents, coaches, educators, event managers, staff and volunteers that work with athletes on the autism spectrum.
An outline of the session is included below.
- Autism 101: What the autism spectrum looks like in a sports/recreation setting
- Communication Tips
- Coaching Strategies
- Behaviour Support/Group Management Tools
- Strategies for Successful Inclusion
- Event preparation