benefits of swimming

Swimming:  A Life-saving Skill

Most parents are aware that swimming is a lifesaving skill that must be taught at an early age.  Sadly, drowning remains the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children between one and fourteen years of age, and children with intellectual challenges are at an even higher risk.  As an alarming statistic, drowning is the number one leading cause of death of children with autism.