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Training Webinar: Equipment for your Swimmers with Autism

Swim Angelfish Live – Equipment Webinar
Are you wondering what equipment we use?  Need some new techniques for your existing equipment to use with your special needs swimmers?  Look no further.
Free Training Webinar
Watch the July 2017 Newsletter: Using Visual Schedule To Decrease Anxiety.

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Certification Testimonials

Swim Angelfish is devoted to helping children of all abilities learn how to swim faster and with less discomfort than traditional swim methods since 2000.

But don’t just take our word for it.  See what our certification users have to say about our program!

Swim Lesson Testimonials

Swim Angelfish is devoted to helping children of all abilities learn how to swim.   The company, originally founded as an Aquatic Therapy service, has grown to include Swim Lessons, Camps and Training as a direct result of the need to help all children become confident and safe in the water.

But don’t just take our word […]

Make a Waterproof Visual Schedule

TIPS FOR USING A VISUAL SCHEDULE

• Use PECS pictures, or actual pictures of the pool, the equipment, and the swimmer’s schedule for the session.

• Allow your swimmer plenty of opportunities for sensory breaks or the “choice” card.

• For the anxious swimmer, try allowing the swimmer to pick 3 and you pick 3.  Allow the swimmer to […]

3 Water Safety Tips for your Child with Autism

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1. Familiarize your child with rescue equipment
2. Educate Family, Friends, and Neighbors – COMING SOON

3. Work to establish water safety rituals and routines – COMING SOON

Familiarize with Rescue Equipment

February Newsletter

This month we will be looking at “Power of a Peer” incorporating a sibling, friend or interested swimmer into the lesson. You will find that adding another swimmer can be over stimulating and not work at all or it can make the lesson more interesting but not change the swimmers lesson. However, as you will see in this case, provide the exact motivation to improve the lesson for your swimmer.

January Newsletter

This month we will be looking at “Power of a Peer” incorporating a sibling, friend or interested swimmer into the lesson. You will find that adding another swimmer can be over stimulating and not work at all or it can make the lesson more interesting but not change the swimmers lesson. However, as you will see in this case, provide the exact motivation to improve the lesson for your swimmer.

Angelfish Around Town: Night To Shine

Ailene Tisser and Erin Saunders of Swim Angelfish will be volunteering at this fabulous event next Friday in New Canaan.  Night to Shine is a prom for special needs teens, sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation.  We are looking forward to emerging from the water, getting dressed up,  and walking the red carpet with so […]

Therapy Thursday: Sick of Being Sick?

Increasing the strength of your core and respiratory muscles can make you healthier this winter!  

Learn more about our Adaptive Swim Programs today!