Mom’s idea links sports, special kids

The Autism News | English By KAREN SUDOL | North Jersey TENAFLY — The mother of a child with autism who found a shortage of local sports programs for special needs children has come up with a simple solution: start her own program. Suzanne Schwarz said she applied 18 years of experience as a special education teacher and knowledge gained from raising her 10-year-old son Tristan to create a program that teaches special needs children the skills to learn a variety of sports. “I wanted to do a program where kids got a lot of physical education fitness and where the children sought the activity on their own, where they weren’t forced to do it,” she said.

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Mom’s idea links sports, special kids

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