SIDO Information

SIDO INFORMATION (Sports Inclusion Disability Officer):

The Sports Inclusion Development Officer works towards increasing participation for people with a disability in sport and active recreation through working in partnership with all stakeholders.

Some of the main responsibilities of the SIDO's position are:

  • Promoting the many benefits of participation in physical activity for people with a disability.
  • Establishing a disability sport forum, encouraging co-operation and collaboration with service providers, sports clubs and organisations, voluntary organisation and other key stakeholders.
  • Assessing levels of programme and service provision by relevant agencies targeted at encouraging increased participation in sport by people with a disability.
  • Facilitation and development of training and education programmes for coaches and teachers in the County.
  • Organising events, taster sessions etc. including follow-up links to clubs and groups.
  • Linking with volunteer networks to assist people with a disability to become active.


Elaine Shea is the Limerick Sports Partnership Sports Inclusion Disability Officer

Contact details can be found here: Elaine Shea



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