Adaptive Classes

  • Sensory Playground Gymnastics Program

    Ages 3-10

    This gymnastics program is specialized for children with learning and sensory disabilities. Gymnastics provides near full body input –giving your child the ability to move in all planes (even upside down) allowing additional sources of input. Our adaptive program is structured to provide your child with both proprioceptive and vestibular input. Students will have the option to work on many apparatuses in the gym as they would like: rings, bars, beams, tumble track, floor and vault. We will also have a variety of sensory toys and games for your child to enjoy. A parent, guardian or other responsible adult is required to attend and assist the student at no fee. Only registered students are allowed to participate in the class.

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    Adaptive Swim Lessons

    Ages 18 mo-Adult

    This class is for students 18 months through adults with mild special needs, including neurological, developmental, and cognitive, who will benefit from one on one instruction. Instructor will work with the parent/guardian to determine student goals that will meet a variety of sensory challenges including visual, auditory, physical and movement, all while learning swimming skills. See aquatics section for available dates, times and prices. All lessons held at McGuire Middle School.

    *Interpreters are available for adult participants, including during a parent child class, if needed.

    Please contact Katey for more info: katey.radant@isd194.org

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    Special Olympics for Young Athletes

    Ages 2-7

    Special Olympics Young Athletes is a sport and play program for children with and without intellectual disabilities (ID), ages 2 to 7 years old. Young Athletes introduces basic sport skills, like running, kicking and throwing. Young Athletes offers families, teachers, caregivers and people from the community the chance to share the joy of sports with all children. Young Athletes provides children with activities and games that meet their individual skill and ability levels, while allowing them to play together in a fun and inclusive environment. The program shows that all
    children should be valued for their talents and abilities. Children of all abilities take part, and they all benefit.

    Registration Information

    • Register Online, type "special olympics" into the search bar (**offerings vary by season)

    Open Swim

    All Ages

    Love the water but don’t need swim lessons? Jump in the pool for open swim at McGuire Middle School Pool. All dates and times are listed here. All district pools are handicap accessible.

    **Pre-registration is required for open swim. Please review all pool rules before attending.

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Teach a Class!

  • sign that reads "We Need You!"

    We are looking for teachers to teach adapted classes. Candidate must have a passion for working with youth with disabilities. Experience preferred, but not required.

    For more information, please contact Katey: katey.radant@isd194.org or call 952-232-2169.