New Cerebral Palsy and Swimming online CDP launches on IDPWD

Today, on International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy Sport is delighted to announce a new online CPD course aimed at swimming professionals who want to further their knowledge on cerebral palsy and swimming.

The course is titled ‘An Introduction to Cerebral Palsy and Swimming’ and has been developed in partnership with the Swimming Teachers’ Association. 1 CPD point will be rewarded to put towards professional development on completion of the course. The cost of the course is £25.

The main content of the online CPD is:

  • About Cerebral Palsy Sport
  • What is cerebral palsy?
  • The causes, symptoms and types of cerebral palsy
  • Facts and Figures of people with cerebral palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness in sport
  • Movement in Water
  • Adaptable drills and support

If you are interested in taking this online course, please click here

CP Sport were pleased to announce a partnership with The Swimming Teachers’ Association in July 2019 and since then have been working together to create this exciting new online course.

The STA is an international award-winning charity working towards the objective of preserving human life by the teaching of swimming, lifesaving and survival techniques.

Cerebral Palsy Sport also have a SwimStart DVD that can be purchased here: This will enhance your learning about cerebral palsy and swimming and has video aids to help you understand in more detail.

If you would like to find out about our swimming programme and events that we have on offer, please see our website here:

Alternatively, you can contact Jen Basford on or 0115 925 7027.