I applaud the people and their goal and you for helping them to reach their goal.
Kat, I work with persons who have disabilities and I found that you have to be creative in teaching swimming.
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I am working with a person with spina bifida - she cannot feel anything from the waist down and to tell her to kick was counter productive. We started with using a life jacket, to putting a noodle under her arms, to using a pull bouy and now she is swimming freestyle and backstroke with no floatation devises. Several of my other swimmers (adults) have cerebral palsy,some more involved than others.Over the years many singles have connected through our unique service and have been married as a result.Our members say that meeting someone here is far more comfortable than on regular dating sites, as you don't have to start explaining any mobility issues or conditions you may have, to a prospective partner.Those more involved may not be able to do one arm drills due to balance issues.I just do a lot of trial and error - and then adapting drills to make it work.A Georgia woman is facing charges after authorities say she dumped her paraplegic ex-boyfriend in the woods and left him to die in the cold.