KU's department of occupational therapy education teaches children with autism how to swim

September 05, 2012

By Chris Deffenbaugh

Through an Autism Speaks grant, the University of Kansas Department of Occupational Therapy Education has developed a program that teaches children with autism how to swim.  By combining established therapeutic practices with Red Cross swimming guidelines, instructors are able impart specialized instruction to children who are at a greater risk of drowning.

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