What are customers say – Liverpool Swimming Academy
“Words cannot express how well my son has done since his one to one sessions with Kathy. Before these sessions he had tried group swimming lessons. However, at the time he just couldn’t cope with that kind of setting. Kathy, with her approach and strategies (along with some funky sensory equipment my son loves) has had my son swimming underwater and on his back. Tonight he got a certificate and seeing how happy this made him (even posed for a pic….never happens lol) only emphasised that I had made a good decision in trying him with Kathy’s sessions. Thank you and cannot recomend enough xx” Clair Horrocks
ASD Sensory Swimming Programme
- Private Room
- Bespoke Swimming Syllabus
- Relaxing Sensory Experience
- Warm Water
The Benefit of our ASD Swimming Programme
The pace of the lessons is dictated by the child’s needs with plenty of opportunities for children to explore the sensory feel of the warm water.
The swimming instructor gives attention solely to the individuals often complex needs.
Swimming skills are presented to the children in small incremental steps and practised repeatedly until the child feels at ease and is ready to move onto the next step.
Activities and skills are introduced slowly so the individual has time to process the information before moving onto the next stage.
One of the greatest challenges when learning to swim for children with ASD and sensory issues is underwater work. To overcome fears, we gently guide the children through this process from blowing bubbles in the water through to retrieving objects from the pool floor.
“Once the children feel at ease with going underwater we have difficulty keep them above the surface:)”
Term time lessons are delivered mid week after school between 3.30 and 7pm.
One to one – £19.00 per lesson – Paid in advance on a calendar month basis
We hope that you will join us for the ASD Sesnory programme. If you are interested in finding out more information or would like a place reserving please fill in our contact form and we will be happy to answer any questions.
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