At UK Deaf Sport we want every deaf person to be active and inspired by sport and physical activity, and a lot of the activities out there can require some form of communication.
Having a deaf participant in your sport or activity session is not a barrier but an opportunity to adapt the delivery of your session to support them effectively. It can also indirectly benefit others as well.
To help you meet the communication needs of a deaf participant, we have developed a whole resource you can browse about deaf people experiences in sport, their advice in communicating with a deaf person and some useful signs for you learn.
Below are some simple tips and guidance from Uk Deaf Sport to remember, when delivering your next sporting or activity session.
Watch videos of deaf and hard of hearing people experiences of the barriers they have faced when participating in sport or physical activity.
Advice and tips directly from deaf and hard of hearing trainers on how you can better communicate with a deaf person.
A selection of different sport resources for your own use.
Gathered here is a list useful words and phrases in British Sign Language that