Pilates and Autism – Angelique Micallef-Courts Education Resources esteemed Faculty memeber


Angelique Micallef-Courts

Angelique Micallef Courts

One of our distinguished faculty members Angelique Micallef-Courts  recently published in the Advance Magazine for Occupational Therapists
 
“Pilates is one of the fastest-growing forms of exercise, so it is not surprising that it can be an effective tool for occupational therapists working with children on the autism spectrum – one of the fastest growing disabilities in children. According to the CDC, the number of children with autism has increased from 1 in 150 in 2000 to 1 in 88 as of 2008. With more parents seeking creative therapies for their children, OTs can capitalize on the many benefits Pilates offers “.
 
 
Please share with us your experiences of using Pilates with your patients, or contact us if you would like to learn more.
 
We offer Angelique’s course:
September 28-29, 2013 – Pasadena, CA
October 18-19, 2013 – St. Louis, MO
and we are currently booking dates for 2014.
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One Response to Pilates and Autism – Angelique Micallef-Courts Education Resources esteemed Faculty memeber

  1. However, the challenges that arise in communication and social interaction should
    not be minimized, either. It is always difficult to treat cases where behavior plays the most significant role.
    –Teaching remedial exercises that are designed to encourage improvement with letter formation, appropriate spacing between words, and a functional pencil grasp.

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