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Reading Between the Lines of the ADA's Pool Accessibility Guidelines
What's 'What Sue'?!?
Diving in to Aquatic Certifications
Glowing Praise for Peggy Schoedinger's Dallas Seminar
Seminar Early-Bird Ends Friday
Evidence-Based Aquatic Therapy Seminar
Eden Prairie, MN
Oct 16-18, 2008

Friday is the last call to enjoy our 10% Early-Bird discount for Andrea Salzman's fun and informative AT course. You could be the winner of the free limo pickup to and from the airport that we will be announcing next week.

Andrea Bad Ragaz

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Issue #6   22 Sept 2008
What Pool Access Means for You
Pool Lift 
Wading through the Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines can be confusing. For this reason, Aquatic Access offers this ADA Advisor, with quotations from the actual guidelines, explanations of the meaning and how Aquatic Access pool lifts can ease compliance.
Read more here...
Aquatic Therapy and the Layman
Ai Chi

Constantly searching for a quick and dirty way to describe exactly what you do in the therapy pool? Payers, doctors and patients may not have heard of terms like "Ai Chi" or "WatsuŽ" -- so how do you explain them in an easy-to-understand and completely accessible way?

Well, once again, the Aquatic Resources Network has done it for you. Check-out the 2008 series we published in Aquatics International.
Surveying Reputable Aquatic Certifications
For those who are interested pursuing aquatic therapy certification, there are a number of available courses and classes to consider including.

A recent Advance for Physical Therapists/PTAs article article reviews some of some of the available options including:

1) intervention-specific certifications,
2) population-specific certifications,
3) aquatic therapy and rehab industry certification,
4) aquatic fitness certification,
5) adapted aquatics and
6) basic aquatic certifications, including Water Safety Instructor and Lifesaving through the Red Cross.

Read more here...
Peggy Schoedinger's Hands-On Aquatic Therapy Class
Peggy Bad Ragaz Eugene, Oregon
November 14-16, 2008

The evals are in and here is what registrants had to say about Peggy's latest course in Dallas, TX:

"Very professional, but able to make it fun. Very easy to learn from in a friendly, relaxed situation. Enjoyed her and the course."
Gail Blossom, PTA

"Wonderful-really enjoyed getting to see so many applications for aquatics. Excellent handling skills-would love for her to come back."
Libby White, PT

"Peggy is fabulous, patient, funny, kind and so knowledgeable. She always made time to answer questions."
Amanda Kriebel, PT