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Inclusion - hockey for everyone


The IHA established its Inclusion Group in 2010 to raise awareness and increase participation in hockey for people with disabilities.

If your club or school would like to benefit from guidance, support or assistance, help is at hand! Contact the IHA Inclusion Group directly on inclusion@hockey.ie and we will be happy to assist. Alternatively check out the documents listed below as they may be of help.

1. Good Practice Guidelines for the Inclusion of Players with Disabilities
This document highlights the principles or Good Practice Guidelines that should be followed to include players with disabilities. Click here to see tips, ideas and suggestions on how coaches and teachers can run hockey sessions in which all players can participant regardless of ability.

2. How to make your Club/School more inclusive
This document is a step by step guide which should help your Club or School to reach this goal. There are many ways your club or school can evolve into a more inclusive, responsive and representative body. Click here to see how.

3. Contact List of Community Based Support
This document provides a list of Support Agencies which clubs & schools can contact when considering and preparing for inclusion. Click here to see the huge range of expertise and support that is available to you.

4. Survey 2011
Results from the 2011 survey which investigated how inclusive our clubs and schools are. Click here to see what clubs and school from around the country had to report.

5. IHA Inclusion Group Plan 2011 - 2014
This 4 year plan was developed and is currently being implemented by the IHA Inclusion Group. Click here to see our activity for the next 2 years.

6. Members of IHA ‘Inclusion Group'
Who's who on the Inclusion Group. Click here to find out more about our members including their expertise in the arena of disability.

7. Contact us:
If you have a query, need assistance or are looking for support, don't hesitate to get in touch with the Inclusion Group. Contact us by email at inclusion@hockey.ie.


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