"Gymnastics: Not Your Typical Speech Language Therapy - The Benefits It Provides for Children With Special Needs"
Gymnastics is a sport that encompasses many different skills that aid in developing each gymnast as a whole. A child with special needs grows up in a community that sometimes does not provide all of the necessary tools in one location. In turn, this leaves the child having to piece together each skill from different settings. Gymnastics offers a network filled with opportunities to foster a child with special needs’ cognition, motor skills, self-esteem, and social skills....
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8/24/2011 11:07:35 am
Very good article. I am recommending for it to be printed in the USAG literature. thank you for your work with wpecial needs children and gymnastics.
10/12/2011 09:45:44 am
Thank you Larry for your feedback and recommendation. I really appreciate it.
4/20/2012 11:36:11 am
This is a great article! My husband and I own a therapy center for children and adults with special needs in Northern New Jersey. We work with all types of children, but our largest group is children with ASD. He is a multi-decorated gymnast, and I'm an SLP. We offer classes where we co-treat (gymnastics & speech). Would it be okay if I share this with our customers? I would love to post it in our gym if that's okay.
4/20/2012 12:30:58 pm
Absolutely, you are more than welcome to share this article with your customers! Thank you for sharing and for your feedback! That is awesome that you have a therapy center that incorporates gymnastics and speech.
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