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Published July 27, 2010 by:

Bicycle Basics for Children with Autism

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage for many children.

Sadly children with autism often are denied the pleasure of learning to ride a bike.  Many autistic children have sensory as well as physical issues that make learning to ride their own bicycle difficult if not impossible.  Frequently autistic children have problems with body awareness, balance and motor control all of which are necessary in order to learn to ride a bicycle.  Problems with eye hand coordination, focus and difficulty paying attention can also hinder an autistic child from mastering independent bike riding.

Read More …  http://www.associatedcontent.com/article/5582194/ways_to_help_a_child_with_autism_learn.html?cat=25



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