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TY SportsAbility Programme

Transition Year SportsAbility Programme

The TY SportsAbility programme works in conjunction with schools and disability services to strengthen and grow their relationships. The aim of the programme is to increase the participation of adults with disabilities in sport and physical activity and support students to increase their disability awareness and gain practical experience in providing inclusive multi-sport activities.

Benefit for your school:
  • Students receive Disability Awareness Training (certified course endorsed by Sport Ireland and CARA) 
  • Increase students’ knowledge and understanding of people with disabilities in their community
  • Strengthen school community group networks
2019 January Story:

Cork Sports Partnership supported The Brook Day Centre, Brothers of Charity and Douglas Community School with a weekly Multi Activity Sports programme in Ballyphehane Community Centre. Students from Douglas Community School participated in a Disability Awareness workshop. On completing this workshop, the students delivering weekly physical activity sessions to adults with intellectual disabilities, supported by staff from Brothers of Charity.

  • Brothers of Charity (Brook Day Centre):  12 Adults
  • Douglas Community School Students: 12 students
For more information please contact email: kfeeney@corksports.ie

 

If you are intersted in taking part in this programme for academic year 2019-2020, please complete the following expression of interest form:

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Ty SportsAbility Expression of Interest

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