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Dyspraxia and ADHD

This training module is part of the comprehensive suite of training and certification offered by the global leaders in inclusive aquatics, Autism Swim.

Autism Swim (AS) provides a range of professional development services for aquatic professionals working with Neurodiverse participants in and around the water. Autism Swim and STA have partnered to offer introductory training modules for those not quite ready to undertake the full training and certification. For more information on certification, please visit the website.

CPD Value
½ Point
Validity of Programme
Three years.
Length of Programme
Approximately 40 minutes

In this individual training module, Dyspraxia and ADHD, we take an in-depth look at Dyspraxia and ADHD, and how these conditions may impact our participants in sessions. We also cover ways in which we can support those participants to enable success and achieve their goals.

By the end of this module, providers will be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of dyspraxia
  • Choose appropriate teaching strategy for participants with dyspraxia
  • Understand types of ADHD and their impacts on participation in aquatic sessions
  • Identify ways to help participants with ADHD to participate in lessons and to learn important water safety skills
½ STA CPD Point is issued upon successful completion of this training module.
I understand that by enrolling in this training, I am receiving training from Autism Swim; however I am not becoming Autism Swim Approved. If I wish to undertake the Autism Swim certification, there are additional requirements, and I can sign-up for this through Autism Swim’s website.


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