Tag Archives: special needs

Using Social Skills to Make Friends

In honor of this Friday’s Tweens & Teens Think It, Move It for Students with Social Challenges program, I’d like to discuss the importance of social skills for children. Social …

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How My Clients with Special Needs Remind Me to Be a Better Person

I am lucky. I have a beautiful wife and two amazing kids. I am also the founder and owner of a hi-tech, therapeutic fitness facility in the Washington, DC, area …

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Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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Is Exercise an Antidote for Behavioral Issues?

Did you know that children with serious behavioral issues “fare better” in school when they are given the chance to move in class and burn off excess energy? A new …

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The Importance of Exercise for Children and Adults with Special Needs

EVERYONE can benefit from the release of excess energy, burning unwanted calories and the pure enjoyment of physical activities.  This also includes children and adults with special needs.  People with …

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Holiday Stress Busters for Parents of Children with Autism and Special Needs

One of the happiest – and most stressful – times of the year is right around the corner. Although the Holidays are known as the time of the year when …

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Make Fitness Fun for Kids with Special Needs

According to research, the best way to help young people with neurodevelopmental disorders (like autism and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder) exercise more often is to make fitness fun. “We found that …

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4 Tips to Help Kids with Autism Get Excited About Fitness

April is National Autism Awareness Month.  To celebrate, I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight the importance of athletic training and kids’ health in the autism and special needs …

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