Reinventing the Wheel - Fitness for the Autism Population
Price with CE: $19.95
Price without CE: $9.95
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By: Eric Chessen, MS
Webinar Description:
An overwhelming amount of individuals with autism have strength and motor deficits. Additionally, access to effective, appropriate programming is limited. This under-served demographic requires particular consideration within the fitness world. In this presentation, Eric will discusses the challenges and solutions to developing effective fitness programs for the ASD population.

Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for:
    1.0American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
    1.0American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)
    1.0Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)
    0.1Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)
    1.0Athletics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA)
    1.0International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)
    0.5National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)
    1.0National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)
    1.0Sara's City Workout (SCW)
    1.0YMCA
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Webinar Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Define autism and describe 7 symptoms.
  2. Discuss why exercise is important to those with autism and how fitness differs from sports.
  3. List the 3 areas of ability and describe how to assess these areas.
  4. Discuss physical, adaptive, and cognitive functioning.
  5. Explain coaching for progressions and regressions and the importance of coaching for positive behaviors.
System Requirements to View This Webinar
This webinar is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer