Deaf Awareness in Sport eLearning course | Accelerate Sport

Deaf People's Inclusion in Sport

This course has been designed for coaches, parents, carers and staff working with, caring for, and supporting players in sporting environments . The focus of the course is to empower learners to feel confident in reaching and engaging with players who are deaf and hard of hearing by understanding their experiences and the barriers they face.

By taking the course, you will work towards the following learning objectives:

  • Understanding deafness and the importance of inclusion.
  • Learn how to engage with deaf people by identifying barriers.
  • Understanding mental wellbeing of deaf and hard of hearing people and your duty of care.
  • Considerations, practical tips and the role those working in sport play.

What learners say about our courses

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“Accelerate Sport have developed a truly inclusive course that equips participants with the toolkit to include, empower and champion Deaf athletes at every level of their sporting journey.”

topics Covered


The importance of deaf inclusion in your sport


Consider your club's current structure


Steps you can take to break down barriers for deaf athletes

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Purchase more than 25 licenses to get a discount on the course.

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Purchase over 100 licenses and we’ll even brand the course for you, add organisational policies and contacts and links.

In Collaboration with

UK Deaf Sport

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UK Deaf Sport

UK Deaf Sport work towards the vision that every deaf person is active, and inspired by sport and physical activity. 

UK Deaf Sport provide more deaf people with the opportunity to participate in sport throughout their lives and to  perform on the world stage. 

UK Deaf Sport help to ensure that deaf people are able to support and participate in sport and physical activity in a safe, effective and child-friendly environment.