Open Spectrum is a group in Southside Dublin organising activities and events for Children and Teenagers on the Autistic Spectrum.
Code of Behaviour
Take part in activity to the best of your ability .
Respect others around you .
Concern for behaviour that is considered unsafe will be reported to sports coach /children’s officer /Director of Open Spectrum. The child’s point of view will always be heard . A decision to suspend a child will always be the last resort.
Respect for others around you should at all times be modelled by parents of children .
Parents remain onsite at all times during activities unless otherwise discussed in which case they will share their phone numbers with coach and commit to keep their phones attended.
Lifts to and from activities will not be organized through Open Spectrum.
Concern for children’s behaviour will never be discussed between parents at activities .
Aggressive or intimidating behaviour by parents towards other parents will not be tolerated and may result in a suspension following a hearing by the Directors.
All sports coaches must comply with garda vetting regulations .
Respect for children involved in activities is required .
No sports coach must ever take a child’s phone number or contact details and if the coach receives such the coach must immediately make the child’s parent aware of the security breach