Presentation on theme: "Leicester-Shire and Rutland Inclusive Sports Association The support structure for disability sport and physical activity throughout Leicester, Leicestershire."— Presentation transcript:
Leicester-Shire and Rutland Inclusive Sports Association The support structure for disability sport and physical activity throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
A legacy from the Paralympics Disabled people have the same desires to participate and compete as non-disabled people Increased recognition for disabled people as participants, athletes, leaders and coaches Greater understanding of disability sport Better awareness of the barriers facing disabled people in accessing activities
A guide to LARISA LARISA Education (Mainstream, Special Schools, Colleges) Community including NGBs LEADERSHIP – INSPIRE TO LEAD
Building upon the Legacy? Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland School Sport Association (Inspire2) – the collective voice for special educational needs students in education. Current membership includes all special schools in Leicester City and Leicestershire County. Inspire to Lead (Leicestershire Buddies) – is a fully constituted organisation and is made-up of a membership of 45 disabled people who are volunteers, coaches and officials working in sport from across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Disability Officers Forum (Community) – open to any community agency working with disabled people to promote physical education, physical activity and sport. Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport including the Leicester Sports Partnership Trust – as the two overarching agencies who are representative of the voluntary and statutory sectors involved in PE, Physical Activity and Sport. Co-opted members –representing the host agency for the association (Ellesmere College), the English Federation of Disability Sport – East Midlands (representing the regional and national disability sport organisations), and representation from a disability sport and the local community.
Legacy Leaders A group of disabled leaders as volunteers in sport and physical activity Ambassadors – helping to promote a healthy, active lifestyle Following a pathway into sports coaching and Volunteering
Inclusive Sport fund Disabled people in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland will have more opportunities to get involved in sport after Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS), in conjunction with the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Inclusive Sports Association (LARISA), received £270,000 (£90,000 per year)of National Lottery funding from Sport Englands Inclusive Sport fund.
Working with Districts LARISA has developed a core offer to Districts
Education Training Events Inclusive events through project Ability 1-1 professional support Special schools coaching Sportivate Equipment use Paralympic road shows AQA accredited awards Leadership After school club Satellite club program NGB coaching and affiliation
Community Club development Inclusive satellite clubs Advice and support Officer time Adult programmes After school club in each special school Training courses Work force development i.e. Mentoring Paralympic road show Community NGB initiatives
Facilities Training of Leisure Centre staff + others Audit through Inclusive fitness initiative Inclusive Fitness initiative Mark Mentoring of Leisure centre staff Publicity and information Professional support