Disability, Social inclusion, Education
Celtic FC – Ability Counts Autism
Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder more commonly referred to as Autism Spectrum Disorder but also known as Autism Spectrum Condition.
It is estimated that one in 100 children are on the Autism spectrum, individuals with the condition can encounter problems with communication, reciprocal social interaction and a tendency towards restrictive, repetitive and stereotypical routines of behaviour.
Introduced in 2015, Ability Counts Autism features fun games, soft play, football and dance to engage children with autism, using physical activity and sport to develop social interaction, communication and balance and co-ordination skills.
The project also helps improve self-confidence and decision making skills. To encourage this, Celtic Foundation have clear objectives for new participants with tailored sessions allowing them to easily settle into the routine of Ability Counts.
Celtic FC- Ability Counts Down’s Syndrome
Celtic FC Foundation’s initial strand of Ability Counts was developed in 2010 in consultation with Down’s Syndrome Scotland. Launched ...
Celtic FC – Ability Counts 18+
Ability Counts 18+ is a pathway for young and mature adults to progress personal, social and employability skills. The Celtic Foundation ...