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WELCOME. Team United is an award winning charity.
We aim to support young people with disabilities overcome social barriers they often face when taking part in sport and physical activity, particularly team sports. We focus on supporting young people aged 8-16 years with Autism but not exclusively. We offer a range of sports or physical activity and are always listening to young people so we can offer more opportunities. Whether it is Football, Athletics, Dance or you are a budding Actor in the making, have a look at our website.
We offer young people the opportunity to take part in a player pathway that offers a number of components and opportunities such as weekly sports or activity instruction, social activities and an awards scheme and social outings. We focus our attention on knowing as much as we can about each of our young people, we use their chosen sport as the motivator to break down social barriers and get them playing together as a team. We listen to young people and allow them to be heard amongst their peer group. More importantly, being active and enjoying taking part.
As we have trained and knowledgeable coaching and support staff in every session, young people know their needs will be understood.
Our approach enables young people the opportunity to gain confidence, connect with their team mates and celebrate their achievements in a supported environment.
We work with a number of partners at a local level to enhance the opportunities for young people, so there is a transition route and a sense of belonging in their community.
Currently recruiting players, Premiership and grassroot clubs for the league.
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Appointed by The Scottish FA, Team United is the Game Leader organisation for
Autism Football in Scotland.
AUTISM YOUTH THEATRE
THIS IS A PILOT PROJECT DUE TO END IN FEBRUARY 2020. CONTINUATION OF THE
[RPJECT IS DEPENDENT ON FUNDING
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Wednesday 6-9 years 5-6pm and
older 10-16 years 6 -7pm Dalkeith Campus, indoors in gym hall
EDINBURGH SOUTH - Football launch on 25th January at Peffermill. This will be a new team.
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- East Lothian every Friday at 2.30-3.30 at MECA , Musselburgh
This activity is now run by East Lothian Sports Development. Please contact them directly for further information
Scottish Charity Team United Sports - SC047640 (SCIO)
c/o Hibernian Community Foundation
12 Albion Place, Edinburgh
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IT'S A WORLD FIRST. OFFICIAL AUTISM LEAGUE
COACH ENABLERS scheme. For young people to volunteer and support their peers in a sporting environment.
Coach Enablers role is to encourage participation, play along side and support young people with disabilities who may require additional coaching, using a peer educator approach.
Coach Enablers can work individually or within the wider group.
Edinburgh - Every Thursday 6pm to 7pm
New players always welcome. Spartans CFA
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information
West Lothian- Every Thursday 5-6pm at Almondvale Stadium (home of Livingston FC)
East Lothian- 2 groups
every Tuesday, Pinkie, Musselburgh for young people with ASD aged 10 to 16 years (6-7pm). Will have played football before.,
Age 6-9 years played indoors at Pinkie, MUSSELBURGH every Tuesday 5-6pm - wish to learn ball skills and have fun with friends.
DUNBAR - new team being formed in February 2020
AUTISM FOOTBALL LAUNCH ON 29th February in Dunbar
Parental contribution is
requested after the child has settled in to the programme. Usually after a month. The monthly contribution is £20 per month (payable by BACS) which helps us with support staff costs.