#24 Fitness, Friendship and the Autistic Teen: Working with special-needs clients requires
patience, knowledge and compassion
- 1 in 150 children in USA has autism spectrum disorder
- Boys are 4-7 times more likely to develop it
- Story about Mary Bai and
Nov 3 Adapted Kayak Program
Question to ask:
o What are your goals?
o What are you abilities?
o What kind of instruction do you want
o What are your accessibility needs?
o What is your budget?
most important characteristics are arm strength and balanc
October 20th Notes
1. What fraction of North Americans will have mental behavioural disorders severe enough
to require some professional help at some point in their lives?
2. What percentage of elementary age children have conditions so disabling that the