Tips and Tricks

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 [...]

2019-04-29T08:31:20-05:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Tips and Tricks|Tags: , , , |

Familiarize with Rescue Equipment

Familiarize Your Child With Common Rescue Equipment Drowning is the leading cause of death for children with Autism.  Unfortunately, part of the reason for an unsuccessful save for a child with autism comes from one of the roadblocks that we've identified in our training program:  "I CAN'T TOUCH THAT".  This roadblock can [...]

2019-01-17T12:23:23-05:00June 8th, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks|

Tips and Tricks: Your Child’s First Lesson

As a parent, there are a few things you can do to ease your swimmer into their first lesson successfully.  Throughout our 20 years of experience, we’ve found that the best way to a successful lesson is to ensure that parents feel confident, comfortable and excited about their child’s lesson with their new instructor. Your [...]