Regular physical activity is vital to our body’s wellbeing. Unfortunately, many children, and particularly children with special-needs, are not getting enough of it on a regular basis.
Sports are a perfect way to make physical activity fun and enjoyable. When kids look forward to playing a sport, and they attend regular practices and games, they reap all the benefits of physical activity while also having a great time. With an abundance of a different standard, unified, and adaptive sports options available, there is a sport that fits each child’s abilities and preferences.
On a physical level, participating in sports helps to improve kids’ muscle tone, hand-eye coordination, cardiovascular stamina, muscle and joint flexibility, and gross/fine motor skills.
These improvements can make everyday activities like bending over to put on shoes, walking, and holding a pencil or glass easier.