There are many benefits of swimming for kids with autism, including:
Sensory Integration - Water provides a unique sensory experience. This can help with sensory integration. Waters often has a calming and soothing effect, aiding in sensory regulation.
Physical Fitness - Swimming is a great exercise that engages the whole body. It helps improve muscle development, coordination, strength, and cardiovascular health.
Social Interaction - Swimming lessons provide opportunities for kids to socialize. Group lessons or inclusive swim programs create a supportive environment where kids can develop social skills, like taking turns and following instructions.
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