Adapted Physical Education: APE Aquatics is Here in San Diego County!

By now Club Dive San Diego is known for having the best springboard diving coaches under the leadership of Marnie Young. But now the diving community has something else to be proud of—a very special adapted physical education solution based on the magic of play within the confines of aquatic sports. We are thrilled to introduce you to Adapted Child’s Play (ACP) and the Come as You Are program, an exhilarating alternative to traditional physical education that allows children with various disabilities to learn and grow within a framework that presents challenges and facilitates learning within a custom framework that is right for them. Adapted physical education (APE) in springboard diving and other aquatic sports is beneficial to students who face physical challenges for many reasons, including these: Enhances their fine motor skills Increased sensory motor skills Boosts confidence and self-esteem Enhances perceptual motor skills Helps develop social skills Provides a measurable platform for achieving goals Kids become more optimistic by nature It’s just buckets full of fun! Not only is ACP and its Come as You Are program therapeutic; when your kids participate in our programs the credits are transferable to their general education! Are Adapted Physical Education Services Right for my Child? Give us a call; a highly-trained adapted physical education specialist can evaluate your child and design a program that is perfect for his or her needs. If your child has been diagnosed with a disability that impacts motor skills or that creates forms of social anxiety, traditional physical education programs may be counterproductive and even harmful. Let our certified specialists meet your child, and determine...