The world is a playground with no limitations—where children of all abilities can learn, grow, and develop through the magic of play. Welcome to Adapted Child’s Play (ACP), the adapted physical education solution for dynamic, evidence-based and entertaining adapted physical education. Whether your child dreams of doing a somersault off the high dive board, or hitting a home run on the baseball field, Adapted Child’s Play and our credentialed Teacher's, Coaches, and Therapist's turn dreams into reality for children with special needs throughout North, San Diego County. Come play with us, and embrace the essence of life through empowerment and reaching full potential with our inspiring adapted physical education sports and JOY full movement programs!
Adapted Physical Education for Students With Disabilities
Do you have a child with a disability in North San Diego County enrolled in a public charter, or private school or are you looking for a nurturing place for your child to receive extra help with the development of their gross motor skill development? Our teachers and play facilitator's are trained to assist your child develop critical gross motor skills that are needed to be successful on today's playgrounds and playing fields. Perhaps your child would like to develop a lifetime fitness activity such as swimming and cycling. All of our activity programs are developed around children's age and interest. Each family and child is interviewed to gain an in depth understanding of the child.
Adapted Child's Play - Can help your child meet their physical education minutes required for all school aged children. Our programs are tailored to each student in order to give them the ultimate experience for healthy development and fun. All of our students enrolled in various programs benefit from
· Gross motor skill development
· Emphasis on Fundamental Movement Patterns
· Increased fine motor skills
· Enhanced sensory motor skills
· Perceptual motor skills enhancement
· Self-esteem and confidence booster
· Social skills development
· Measurable progression of achieving goals
· Form a friendship with our mascot Xena the Therapy Dog
· Optimism overload!
We are fully accredited and able to transfer credits from our special physical education activities towards your school credits.
Adapted Aquatics for Children: Come As You Are
Adapted Aquatic sports is ideal for children with a wide ranging disabilities that span from Down Syndrome to Autism, CP, brain injuries, and more. Our head coach Marnie Young has a wealth of knowledge and experience teaching children with disabilities in the water environment. She:
· Has a Master’s Degree in Adapted Physical education
· Two teaching credentials in Adapted Physical Education,and Kinesiology
· More than 30 years of experience
· Is a credentialed teacher
· Is a 16 time national world diving champion
· Is a World Master diving champion
Take her qualifications, and add her genuine love and passion for children, and you have a caring dynamic coach eager to work with your child to help him or her reach their very best.
Come As You Are: It means exactly what it says! Our Come As You Are swim team welcomes kids from all backgrounds with any type of disability to join others in a collaborative and supportive fun mode of play and competition where we learn and grow together. Your child will learn valuable teamwork skills, receive support from peers, learn how to support others, and fine-tune various sets of motor skills while facing challenges and finding JOY and success around every corner!
Learn, Love, Laugh, Play
It’s time to introduce your child to something big. Adapted Child’s Play embraces the philosophy that life has no walls or boundaries; that all children with disabilities can achieve greatness, challenge their present world view, and become All Stars that refuse to settle for second-best. Come learn, love, laugh and play with us!