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Crisis Management for Athletes with Diverse Abilities

By Canucks Autism Network with viaSport


This online information sheet discusses what recreation providers can do if an athlete on the autism spectrum has a meltdown. It emphasizes the importance of ensuring safety, and it suggests that attempting to provide teaching or evaluation at such moments is not helpful.

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) offers recreational programs for people on the autism spectrum in British Columbia, including various sports programs, social programs, art programs, adult programs, and overnight camps.

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This online article is in English


Canucks Autism Network
British Columbia, Canada

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