Enhancing physical activity for children

The aims of this 3-4 hour online course are to help coaches learn about:

  • Benefits of physical activity for children with NDID and how the KidsAction approach can be used to support children’s physical literacy development.
  • The core components of KidsAction, and how coaches can use the KidsAction approach to enhance physical activity coaching for children with NDID, including tips on managing behavioural issues common to many children with NDID.
  • The importance of social interaction within physical activities for children with NDID, and ways that coaches can support social connections during physical activities. Coaches will also learn about the importance of fostering social connections among families, and suggestions for fostering them.
  • How inclusive approaches and culturally appropriate practices can support families’ participation, including tips on building these practices into coaching