For the parents of a child with a physical disability or learning disorder, it can be challenging to find physical activities for your child. You probably want to help your young one socialize and enjoy learning new skills, like any of their peers, but you want them to try activities in which they can succeed. It might come as a surprise, but swimming lessons actually provide a great deal of stimulation, but are also accessible to kids with physical limitations or learning disorders. If your child faces one of these obstacles, you might be wondering if they can really learn to swim. Let us assure you – they can.
Read on to learn more.
Not all children are little mer-people ready to jump right in and eager to begin to learn to swim. Swimming is crucial skill for anyone, but that doesn’t mean that it has to be a fearful event for your child (or you as the parent). Perhaps your child has a fear of swimming and a general lack of water comfort; these 6 tips will help your child get excited and ready for the next step.
Swimming isn’t just for a season; it’s a skill that lasts a lifetime and you don’t have to wait for summer to start. Hubbard Swim School shares 4 benefits of year round swim lessons for kids.
Here are 4 ways you can help teach your child to swim and reinforce the swimming skills your child is learning in class.
Research study corroborates that swim lessons have positive cognitive, physical and psychological impacts on early childhood development.