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Inclusion Training

We offer a range of training courses to develop the skills needed to work with children and young people with additional needs.

Inclusion Training

The Me2 Club Inclusion Training project aims to increase the inclusion of children and young people with additional needs into mainstream leisure activities. This is done by training activity leaders (e.g. guiders, sports coaches, youth workers) to increase their skills, knowledge and confidence around disability, additional needs and inclusion.

Me2 Club training workshops are offered to the following:

  • Group/activity leaders within the Wokingham Borough
  • Group/activity leaders outside the borough where a Me2 Club young person attends the activity

Activities include: uniformed groups, after school clubs, youth clubs, drama groups, sports activities, swimming lessons, etc. The project includes a series of open training workshops, covering a range of disability, additional needs and inclusion related topics, as well as bespoke workshops and individual consultation with groups.

Workshop TopicIntroduction Date
Managing Emotions and Sensory Processing This workshop will give you an understanding of emotions to be able to promote positive behaviour. It will also help you gain an insight into sensory processing and how it affects daily life and the impact it has on a child’s emotions. You will gain an understanding of sensory overload and sensory seeking behaviour.Tuesday 6th February 2018

Monday 11th June 2018
Introduction to the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Children with ASD may struggle with understanding social and emotional cues and may not understand that others think differently to them. Many children on the autism spectrum have specific difficulties relating to executive function. These challenges may result in difficult behaviours that impact on not just their ability to participate in learning tasks, but also on social interactions with adults and other children. This workshop helps you gain an understanding of the difficulties faced by children with ASD. Tuesday 6th February 2017

Monday 11th June 2018
Helping to make your Activity more Inclusive We examine the perceived barriers to including children with additional needs into mainstream activities and offer examples of different approaches to adapt the group so all children are involved in their own ability. There is the opportunity to put this knowledge into practice before finishing with a discussion on real scenarios. This workshop is suitable for anyone who wants to ensure that all children in their group can access the activities presented.
Monday 12th March 2018

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Please note due to funding cuts Me2 Club are now charging £10 for Wokingham Borough Activity Leaders and £35 to leaders outside of the Borough. Me2 Club is also offering bespoke training, to discuss further please email info@me2club.org.uk or call  0118 9696369.

“My experience of volunteering with S is very rewarding and I enjoy my time when I am at Guides with her. Me2 Club has given us opportunities to do different things and have different experiences”. 

Me2 Club volunteer