Children, like most of us, are very visual learners. But sometimes when they watch a stroke being demonstrated in the pool, it’s hard for them to completely grasp the technique because they are only seeing it from one angle.
Looking for some summer fun ideas to keep everyone entertained? Reel the kids in with this creative spin on poolside fishing from www.toddlerstoday.com. MATERIALS DIRECTIONS Tie a piece of string or twine about 2-feet long around one end of the stick. Depending on the type of magnet you have, it can be attached in different Read More
Swimming Lessons for Children with Autism
Special Needs, Texas Swim Academy, Texas Swim Academy Programs
Since April is Autism Awareness month, we’d like to share some information about our special swimming program for children with autism. This program teaches lifes-saving skills to autistic children of all ages and helps them to embrace their natural affinity with water in a safe and beneficial way. Many students choose to take the instruction further, with stroke development and competitive swim.
Swimming can be a great activity for kids with special needs for various reasons. Not only does swimming provide important physical fitness and social benefits, but it also helps protect children against accidental drowning. According to The Red Cross, about 3,500 Americans drown each year, averaging ten deaths per day. More than one in five Read More