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Young athleats


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Young athleats

  1. 1. • LubnaNawazEngaging Families of Young Athletes
  2. 2. AgendaFamily Adaptation.Programs that can improved outcomes for all.Benefits.
  3. 3. Family AdaptationHaving a child with a disability forces families to make adjustment in all aspect of life.A primary goal of young athlete programs is to help parents successfully adapt.Expecting programs to demonstrate benefit for families.Using SOP as the foundation for all that we do.
  4. 4. PROGRAMSFoundationalSkillsWalking andRunningBalance andJumpingTrapping andCatchingThrowingStrikingKickingAdvancedSkills (e.g.,Dribbling,Punting)
  5. 5. • Improved coordination and strength• Increased self-confidence and awareness of self-worth• Introduction to sport and preparation for training andcompetitionBenefits For Athletes• Provides opportunity to share in the success of theirfuture athlete• Introduction to resources, programs, and supportavailable through Special OlympicsBenefits to Families