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Cerebral Palsy and Swimming

This online programme has been created to increase awareness for swimming teachers on what Cerebral Palsy is and how it may affect someone within a swimming environment.

It looks at the different types of Cerebral Palsy and how swimming teachers can support individuals throughout their swimming journey.

CPD Value
1 Point
1½ CIMSPA Developmental Point

Validity of Programme
This programme does not expire.
Length of Programme
Approximately 3 hours.
Programme Information
This programme covers:

  • What is Cerebral Palsy?
  • Causes and symptoms of Cerebral Palsy
  • Types of Cerebral Palsy
  • Affected limbs
  • Facts and figures within Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy Awareness in sport
  • Consideration and movement
  • Skills and support
  • Equipment aids.
Assessment Criteria


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