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Autism Exercise Specialist Certificate – Expand Your Knowledge

Autism Exercise Specialist Certificate – Expand Your Knowledge Autism affects 1 in 68 people. In most cases, their families with autistic children pull out all the stops to get them the help they need. While there are many non-evidence-based therapies, exercise is known to work. Not just to work, but to do so in a…

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What is Autism Fitness Training Certification?

What is Autism Fitness Training Certification? There are plenty of certified fitness trainers in the world that work with people of all ages. The vast majority only work with able-bodied clients who can easily learn new exercises. When working with those with autism or other disabilities, finding someone with an autism fitness training certification can…

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Becoming an ACSM Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer

Becoming an ACSM Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer Are you interested in working with the disabled in your fitness center or as a private physical fitness trainer? What you may or may not be aware of, is that there is a major need for those willing to become an ACSM Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer. American College…

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Who is Daniel Stein – Special Strong Fitness Trainer?

Who is Daniel Stein – Special Strong Fitness Trainer? Daniel Stein is a highly respected member of his community and church. He provides autism fitness training for many of those in and around the Dallas, TX area. But this is only the beginning. There is much more to Daniel Stein than these simple statements. But…

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Autism Certification for Special Needs

  Whether you work with autistic people as a service provider, an employer, or a parent, Special Strong can help. We help you learn how best to cope with issues such as meltdowns, disruptions, inactivity, and challenging behaviors while becoming Certified Strong. Today we look at Autism Fitness, another autism certification for the special needs…

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Fighting Childhood Obesity: Exercises for Children with ADHD and Autism

It’s not an exaggeration to state that childhood obesity is an epidemic in our country. However, those with special needs, including ADHD and autism, are at particular risk of becoming obese. When sedentary activities, such as watching hours of TV or playing video games, become habits, poor health is inevitable. To help temper this problem,…

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Sensory Workouts for People with Autism and ADHD

Exercise is a wonderful outlet for those with Autism and ADHD. Not only does general exercise help with hyperactivity, but sensory-specific exercises can also reduce sensory sensitivity. Here are some sensory workouts for people with Autism and ADHD: Sensory Workout #1: Swinging Swinging isn’t just fun for kids! It’s actually a pretty decent ab workout…

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5 Ways Exercise Helps People with ADHD and Autism

You know that regular exercise has profound effects on your physical health, but it also has lasting positive repercussions in brain health. Exercise can be especially beneficial to those with special needs. Here are 5 ways exercise helps people with ADHD and Autism, specifically: 1. Exercise Increases Dopamine You’ve probably heard that exercise releases endorphins,…

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Autism-Friendly Workout Clothes

Your child with Autism experiences this world in a much more grounded, tactile way. Take the tag of your shirt tickling the back of your neck, for example. Those without sensory issues don’t even register that this is happening after a while. However, it’s a daily struggle for those with Autism. With sensory-friendly general clothes…

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3 Exercises for People in Wheelchairs

Being in a wheelchair doesn’t keep you from getting around, and it definitely won’t stop you from being your fittest self! There are a number of exercises you can do while you’re in your wheelchair that can build strength, endurance, and flexibility. Lose weight, get toned or just get healthier with these three exercises for…

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