Get Autism Aware Course Online

Susans new course, Get Autism Aware is now online at www.getautismaware.com or getautismactive.com .  This certified course will cover awareness training of Autism for parents, businesses, practitioners, educators and key workers alike.  On completion there is an online exam which when passed awards the student a certificate of achievement in becomming Autism Aware and a badge for…

Dr. Susan Crawford Receives Fulbright Alumni Project Support

A big congratulations to our own Dr. Susan Crawford on receiving Fullbright Alumni Project Support for Get Autism Active. “Dr Susan Crawford will return to the U.S. in summer 2018 to collaborate with the University of San Francisco, associated ASD units, and San Jose State University, California and roll out the GetAutismActive programme. This programme aims to help…

ASD Seminar Cork 14th April

Dear Colleagues, The full day seminar below, sponsored by the Mardyke Arena may be of interest. “Exploring Autism from Movement, Health and Wellbeing Perspectives”. When: 14th April: Mardyke Arena, Cork. Registration: 8.30am Duration: 9am to 5pm Registration/Sign in 8.30-9am. Opening Welcome: 9am-9.15am. HSE Representative address: 9.15am -9.30am. Keynote 1: 9.30am-10.15am: Dr Judith Miles, Thompson Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Dept…

Programme encourages physical movement amongst people with autism

Full Article from the COrk Evening Echo Here: http://www.eveningecho.ie/corknews/Programme-encourages-physical-movement-amongst-people-with-autism-37041c4e-6a5b-4d5a-9f36-f61707649cf8-ds Darragh Bermingham An activity scheme for people with autism is coming to Cork next month with organisers hoping to introduce a nationwide, year-round programme as part of an ‘Autism Aware’ initiative. Get Autism Active is a physical activity programme aimed at individuals with autism living and working…

Demo: Overarm Throw

https://www.getautismactive.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Overarmthrow.mp4 Identifying Features Arm is swung backward in preparationOpposite elbow is raised for balanceThrowing elbow moves forward horizontally as it extendsTrunk markedly rotates to throwing side during preparatory actionThrowing shoulder drops slightlyDefinite rotation through hips, legs, spine, and shoulders during throwWeight during preparatory movement is on rear footAs weight is shifted, there is a step…