special needs

An inspiring story about training for the special needs population.
People with Down Syndrome have excessively lax joints and poor muscle tone and coordination. The emphasis needs to be stability and strength.
When coaching clients with autism, understanding cognitive and adaptive learning patterns is essential. And, it turns out it helps just about any rebellious client...and we've all had those!
Eric Chessen writes about the challenges of working with clients with autism - and, surprisingly, how the same tools he uses can apply to to any training client, child or adult, autistic or not.