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Physical Activity, Trips, Events

What you need to know

  • Hypotonia (low muscle tone) is sometimes still an issue in the school years and may impact the child’s ability to participate in a physical education program.
  • Special accommodations needed for individuals who have 22q deletion syndrome are dependent on the individual child.
  • A child with 22q deletion with ADHD or executive function challenges, may wander or be confused on a field trip.
  • Speech difficulties may make field trips and special events more challenging.
  • If you live in New England (USA) and qualify, Northeast Passage offers Therapeutic Recreation and Adaptive Sports programming.

What you can do

  • Involving the parent in the planning is important so that the special needs for special events or field trips can be addressed.
  • Assist in developing an adaptive physical education program if needed.