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"Au-some Swimmers" Swim Lessons for Kids with Autism


Inside the Episode

This week, we discuss the role of OT in swim lessons for kids with autism. Jess and Natalie interview Kim Persons and Nick Murray, who developed a training program for lifeguards who provide swim lessons to children with autism and sensory processing disorder. They discuss the challenges that these children face in attempting swimming, some strategies for managing these challenges, and ways to teach lifeguards.