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Group Swimming Program for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Group swimming and aquatic exercise programme for children with autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study “The objective of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a 14-week aquatic exercise programme for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Methods: Twelve...

Using Constant Time Delay To Teach Swimming Autism Spectrum

Using Constant Time Delay To Teach Swimming To Children And Adults On The Autism Spectrum Our research and teaching has showed us that swimming is highly therapeutic and satisfying for people with Autism, and we have developed an approach to teaching swimming that works very well...

Increasing Engagement through Novel Experiences

Increasing Engagement through Novel Experiences “Establishing meaningful emotional and physical engagement is difficult for children and adults with autism. The introduction of novelty into daily routines can increase sensory and cognitive awareness and thus increase the...

Improving Deficits in the Education of the Severely Autistic Child

Improving Deficits in Communication, Collaboration and Creativity in the Education of the Severely Autistic Child “The most deficient aspects of the special education system today are 1) a lack of consistent communication and collaboration between, teacher, classroom staff,...

Dan Rippetoe, MD, Joins The Staff Of One With The Water

Dr. Rippetoe joins the Staff of One with the Water    Daniel Rippetoe, MD, will provide answers to medical questions you might have when it comes to teaching swimming lessons to kids with special needs. His blog will be posted several times a month, and answering questions...

Effects of Swimming on Physical Fitness and Water Orientation in Autism

Effects of swimming training on physical fitness and water orientation in autism “The purpose of the this study was to determine the effects of water exercises and swimming on motor performance and physical fitness, and to observe the behavior of an autistic subject as he...

Creative Cognitive Approaches in the Treatment and Education of the Severely Autistic Child

Creative Cognitive Approaches in the Treatment and Education of the Severely Autistic Child “At its core, autism is a disorder of relating and communicating. Due to challenges with sensory processing, cognitive development, language acquisition and socialization, children...

Regressive Periods of Functioning: Treatment and Coping Strategies

Regressive Periods of Functioning: Treatment and Coping Strategies “When you think about a regression, words like fear, loss, and failure often come to mind. By definition, a regression means going backwards, or in terms of human functioning, the return of previously...