Through a blend of online and live education participants will develop outstanding, effective fitness programs for any individual with autism.
Online PR News – 16-August-2019 – Holyoke, MA – Holyoke Public Schools in Holyoke, MA will be hosting this Autism Fitness Level 1 Certification providing two full days of conceptual and hands-on learning.
Creator and Founder of Autism Fitness, Eric Chessen, M.S. says, "Fitness should be treated as a life skill and lifelong pursuit. It is crucial that every individual, regardless of age or ability have access to exercise and movement programs that meet their needs."
(About Eric Chessen: https://autismfitness.com/about
o When: August 24-25 9:30a-5:30p
o Where: In coordination with Holyoke Public Schools
Greater Holyoke YMCA
171 Pine St, Holyoke, MA 0104
o Who: for Fitness Professionals, Behavior Therapists, Special Educators, Occupational and Physical Therapists, Speech Pathologists, Parents, and other professionals working with the ASD population.
In this Level 1 Certification you'll uncover the complex intersection of Applied Behavior Analysis, Learning Styles & Systems in Education and Exercise Sciences, that form the underlying functional framework of Autism Fitness. You'll explore the medical history, symptoms, and evidence based strategies to overcome known developmental deficits, plus unique ways to adapt fitness programming to meet these unique needs. There's no other training like this in the world and a must if you're planning or already teaching fitness programs to those with autism.
About Autism Fitness
Developed over 15 years ago and headquartered on Long Island, New York, the goal of Autism Fitness is to bring effective, fun, and meaningful fitness and Adaptive PE programs to as many on the autism spectrum as possible. In that vein, the mission is to educate and enable fitness professionals, special educators, therapists, and parents.