Burnley FC in the Community (BFCitC) has rebranded its Disability Sports Project as part of a new service refresh for the new year.
The Championship Club’s official charity project, now called ‘Limitless Clarets’, aims to give participants an opportunity to learn and grow, and hopes the new name will reflect the fact that . Success is limitless. ”
The word ‘Claret’ comes from the charity’s roots at Burnley Football Club and its traditional colors.
BFCitC also shared the results of research conducted to find out what participants, parents, and caregivers would like to see in the session to enhance their learning and help build future skills. Did.
- 52% of participants/parents/carers would have liked to see a sensory session
- 86% of participants/parents/parents wanted to watch athletics
- 10% of participants/parents/caregivers wanted to see curling (modified curling for use in gymnasiums, etc.)
- 71% of participants/parents/guardians wanted to see boccia (a Paralympic sport played indoors with a soft leather ball).
As a result, BFCitC partnered with SensoryFlo to provide free sensory sessions and multi-sport timetables for young people aged 5 to 15.
To improve communication, BFCitC introduced a weekly newsletter to provide information to participants, parents and caregivers, and visual aids such as flashcards and symbols to facilitate communication with participants. build further.
Additionally, there is a new matchday package that will give participants the chance to have an additional football training session before attending the Burnley Championship match against Queens Park Rangers in April.
They also confirmed they are in discussions with Manchester City and Chester FC in the community about adjusting matches, and the adult participants will return to competitive football as part of the Ability Counts League in Salford. is.
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