The Movement As Medicine Podcast - Episode 19: Eric Chessen from Autism Fitness

The Movement As Medicine Podcast by Brendon Rearick & Kevin Carr

Episode notes

Show Notes:

  • About Eric

  • Your program on paper needs to apply to the person/population standing in front of you

  • Build rapport and set expectations first

  • Always give choices - which one do YOU want to do? Have to - sucks.

  • The PAC Profile: Physical, Adaptive, Cognitive

  • Where do coaches struggle the most when working with people with neurodevelopmental disorders - Answer? OVERCOACHING

  • Label, Demonstrate, Do and Cue

  • Access and advocates

  • Milestones to work towards - motor control through a full range of motion especially in the eccentric, baseline strength, being comfortable in the environment, and language development around ... 

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