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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...

Preparing for Your First Open Water Swim

Competing in an open water swim for the first time, as a stand-alone race or as a portion of a triathlon, can be an intimidating prospect. Here are some general tips to get you started. Brush Up Your Technique: The absolute first thing you should do is get your technique in...

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...

Encouraging Independence and Initiative

Encouraging Independence and Initiative “One of the most challenging endeavors is getting a child with autism to be more independent and assertive. Professionals and parents agree that this goal is crucial, however many children with autism remain deficient in this area of...

Integrating Behavioral and Biomedical Approaches for Autism Spectrum Therapy

Integrating Behavioral and Biomedical Approaches “If you are working with a person who has autism and do not use applied behavior analysis (ABA), you will not get very far. If you are working with a person who has autism and only use ABA, you will not get far enough (Carr...

Fall & Winter Open-Water Triathlon Training

As the 2011 open water season wraps up, it is time to set sights on the 2012 season. Even though most of us will be confined to pool training for the months that lay ahead, it’s never too early to start preparing for the 2012 season. First of all, the onset of fall and...

Teaching A Swimmer With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Teaching A Swimmer With Autism Spectrum Disorder I have been teaching swimming for over twenty-five years. A few years ago, I started teaching swimmers diagnosed with the Autism Spectrum Disorder. The difference in my teaching methods did not change. I have always given...

One with the Water Corporate Sponsors 2011

Our Impact – Individuals and Communities One with the Water®’s approach to swimming lessons goes beyond individual capacity building to include investments in partnerships – local and national. By working closely with dedicated community members such as early childhood...