Inclusive Communications & Promotion
The inclusive communications document was designed by cara to ensure you are promoting your activities to everyone and that everyone can access the information you want to share. Here are some tips to help you achieve a more inclusive approach to communication and promotion in a variety of formats.
The below factsheets have been developed by cara in consultation with key agencies with experience and knowledge in the specific areas. The information is provided for guidance only, allowing you to be more informed in your approach to being a more inclusive coach. No two people are the same, as such, please ensure your first step is to speak to the person – understand their abilities and goals and never assume.
Cara is a national pan-disability sport organisation providing a collaborative and partnership platform to increase sport and physical activity opportunities for people with disabilities across Ireland. Cara coordinates, develops and delivers inclusive training and education workshops across the Sport sector. All their workshops are designed to equip participants with the knowledge, competence and skills necessary to include people with disabilities in sport and physical activity, and increase quality provision. If you would like more information on cara or to book one of their workshops visit their website.
A Modification of the Rules of Golf for Golfers with Disabilities
This below publication contains permissible modifications to the Rules of Golf for use by golfers with disabilities. This is not intended to be a revision of the Rules of Golf as they apply to able-bodied players. As is the case for the Rules of Golf themselves, these modifications, along with the philosophy expressed herein, have been agreed upon by the United States Golf Association and R&A Rules Limited.
It is important to stress that these Rules modifications only apply if they have been introduced by the Committee in charge of a competition. These modifications do not apply automatically to a competition involving golfers with disabilities.
European Disabled Golf Association
The below Code of Conduct & Procedure applies to all EDGA organised events and also any events with the EDGA badge. This Code is designed to help the management of EDGA and Participants in EDGA events. It sets out the conduct and ethics that are expected of Participants.