Soccer for Autism provides a scientific based individual or group training soccer methodology, which improve symptoms affiliated to children with ASD and Intellectual disabilities. Our Integrated, isolated and complimentary training’s are a comprehensive approach that strives to improve brain function, where the individual must interpret and process tactical, visual and auditory cues, interacting with the environment.Each aspect of our physical and mental training parameters is used to reduce symptoms through low, moderate or high intensity drills of various components.
The training approach and methodology is adjusted according to the progress and the observed training adaptability, based on the physical and mental evaluation of the individual that is performed on a regular basis.
ATHLETIC AND PHYSICAL ASPECTS
One of the common factors for children with ASD are movement problems and difficulty in learning motor skills, difficulties in maintaining balance, abnormal sensations due to the problem of hypotonia and looseness of the muscles , hyperactivity and lack of emotional regulation (resulting in poor performance in motor skill execution that require muscular precision and control or behaviors that are time dependent).
Motor-training in children with ASD have been found to have positive effects on promoting motor skills such as strength, balance, upper limb coordination, upper limb speed and dexterity, visual–motor control, and in general on cognitive, motor and behavior
People with ASD and disabilities require often physical movements and activities. This helps them to release tension and anxiety. It also improves their fine motor, Gross Motor and body awareness along with focus and attention in other activities.
Also, it is a great way to work and practice their social skills in a team environment while learning to accept outcomes such winning and losing.
Self esteem improves dramatically as they feel valuable members of the community and participate in activities that other people their age would normally do.
Autism for Soccer consultant