Working with Players with Autism Workshops

The Football Association of Ireland and The Irish Society of Autism have partnered up to deliver the above workshop for all coaches in Ireland to increase their knowledge of autism and receive some very effective strategies and tools when working with players with the various types autism.

The workshops are taking place across varies venues in Ireland over the coming three weeks and due to funding support from Dormant accounts these workshops will be free of charge.

After the workshop coaches will:

1.Have an awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorders
2.Have an awareness of the communication and other challenges that can be faced by a person on the Autism Spectrum
3.Have an awareness of ways to support people who are on the Autism Spectrum and who are involved in football in your club(s)
4.You, as coaches and officials, will have a greater understanding of Autism Spectrum disorders.
5.This in turn will benefit any children or adults in your club who are on the Autism Spectrum.
6.You will be able to put practical strategies in place, which will help to enhance the likelihood of people on the autism spectrum engaging and remaining engaged in football.
7.This will help to support inclusion within your club and within your community
Club Name Date
Crosshaven AFCFriday 6th April
Roscommon LeagueMonday 19th March
Tallaght TownMonday 26th March
FAI OfficesMonday 26th March
Ul UniversitySaturday 24th March
FAI OfficesThursday 22nd March
Midleton FCThursday 22nd March
Esker CelticThursday 29th March
East Meath UtdTuesday 20th March
Cabinteely FCTuesday 20th March

To Register for any of the workshops please click on the link below:

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