Course Details


$250.00 per group


11/2 hours

Course Accreditation

This training is unaccredited

'On the Spectrum and In the Pool: Identifying and Managing Behaviours associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder'

Workshop Outline

  • What is Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?
  • Facts/Information about ASD (facts associated with drowning, prevalence and associated conditions)
  • Associated behaviours (sensory profiles)
  • Role of swimming in children diagnosed with ASD
  • Benefits of aquatic environment for children diagnosed with ASD
  • How can managers facilitate the accommodation of children in mainstream swimming programmes?
  • How can teachers/instructors accommodate children in mainstream swimming programmes?
  • Teaching and integration strategies