This activity will provide you with information about:

  • What to do when a young person with a disability wants to join your club.
  • How to adapt programs to help include a young person with a disability.
  • What happens if someone complains and is not supportive of inclusion.


Administrators are often unsure of what to do when a child with disability wants to join their club.

Parents often feel anxious, fearing that their child may not be accepted or given a fair go.

The following scenario explores issues that can arise when including a child with disability in sport. As you read through the material think about what you would do in this situation.