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 8. Teacher Health

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10. Water Safety & Drowning Prevention

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11. Educating Parents, Caregivers, & the Public

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12. Research

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13. Special Interest

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   Author Terje Stakset "Swim With Love"
 and book translator Torill Hindmarch both from Norway
   
  AUDIO Conversation June 2014 16 min.
      from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
     Jim Reiser . Columbia, SC, USA . Swim Lessons University
    Getting the Most Out of Your Program Staff
     Audio Presentation  27 min.
      from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
     Terje Stakset . Oslo, Norway . Norwegian Lifesaving Federation
    Swim With Love

     Audio Presentation  34 min.
      from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
     Daniel Zylberbuerg . Paris, France . Clinical Psychologist and Aquatic Specialist
    The Pool - An Area of Wonderful Early Interaction
     Audio Presentation  
16 min.

  WABClogo        from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
       
Some conference participants share what has worked well for them
        Here's Something We Do That Works Well in Our Baby Program

        Audio Presentation
 18 min.

        from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
     
Beatriz Esesarte . Oaxaca, Mexico . Acuarela Natacion Formativa
     
Practical Applications of PsychMotor Learning in Aquatic Education

        Audio Presentation  25 min.

        from WABC2011 in Clearwater Beach, Florida USA
      Judi McIntosh . Sulfur, Louisiana USA . Swimsational Swim School
    
 Discover Treasures in Your Program
      Audio Presentation  17 min.
  Yulia Parker        from WABC2009 in Brighton England
        Yulia Parker . Horndean England  . Rusalka Swim Academy  

       Audio Presentation 18 min.
         Backstroke: Teaching Steps for Easier Student Learning


    Penny Pantano
     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     P
enny Pantano . Center Valley, PA USA . Swim-in Zone  
     Audio Presentation 27 min.

                 Breaststroke
: Teaching Steps for Easier Student Learning


WABClogo
WABC Interview
Koen Verhoef   Kathy McKay    
       Koen Verhoef . Singapore and Kathy McKay . USA

 
     
   AUDIO interview     27 min.
    
    Program Management   

WABClogo
WABC Interview
   Simone Benhayon      
      
Simone Benhayon . England/Australia and  Ed Pemberton . USA
 
      
   AUDIO interview     35 min.
    
     Teaching and Learning in the Pool for 3 and 4 Year olds   

  
   Nina Renlund                  from WABC2009 in Brighton England
      Nina Renlund . Finland   Folkaisan 
     Audio Presentation 21 min.
       Baby & Family Swimming in Finland: Supporting Parent - Baby Interactions


  Lance Jones     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Lance Jones . Selsdon England  . Aqua Tots and the EVE & ISSYS System
s  
    Audio Presentation 29 min.
                 Program Management: Latest Technology & Customer Relations



                 
     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Uwe Leghan .Hamburg Germany . Schwimmschule Delphin 

    Audio Presentation 26 min.

     


  Theodore Vassilatos 
    from WABC2009 in Brighton England
    Theodore Vassilatos . Athens Greece . Baby Swimming
      AUDIO Presentation  17 min.
     Positive Messages & Images in Baby Swimming


      from  WABC2009 in Brighton England
   Enid Whelan  Chairlady of the Professional Baby Swimming Association in South Africa
     AUDIO Presentation  29 min.
     Baby Swimming South America Style


       from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Ed Pemberton . USA  . Adventure Swim  

    Audio Presentation 43 min.
      Teaching Steps for Easier Student Learning

       from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Terje Stakset  . Norway  . Norwegian Lifesaving Federation  

    Audio Presentation 25 min.
      Baby Swimming from the Baby's Point of View
 
       from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Jose Fonatelli  . Brasil  . Fontanelli Swim Club  

    Audio Presentation  38 min.
                 Fontanelli Method for Effective Baby Swimming

     Kathy McKay
   from WABC2009 in Brighton England
  
Baby Swimming Q & A
   Jose Fontanelli, Kathy & Rob McKay,
   Francoise Freedman, Terje Stakset

   AUDIO Presentation  25 min.

  Beth Barr former Olympic Silver Medalist  - Backstroke drill for advancing students 
                    
      
Mateusz Matuszewki
MBP Aquatic Center, Poland  Oct. 2011
       About MBP Aquatic Center


       from WABC2009 in Brighton England
                                    
Lauren Heston & Sharon Sutton    Little Dippers Website
                             AUDIO presentation 
24min.  About Little Dippers 
   

              
              from WABC2009 in Brighton England

            
Francoise Freedman
    2009 Virginia Hunt Newman Award    Birthlight Website
            AUDIO presentation  50 min. 
              Enhancing Infant Development Through Infant Aquatics
    Simone Benhayon      
       from WABC2009 in Brighton England

 
     Simone Benhayon
  ASA's 2008 Swimtastic Teacher Award from Frome Leisure Centre - UK
      AUDIO presentation 
26 min.
        3 to 4 year olds: Establishing Foundations in Swimming


     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Annika Johnson  Babysim . Sweden
  
  
AUDIO presentaion Will This Life-vest Work for Baby? Choosing one28 min.
                 Images
   
     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
     Nina Renlund . Finland   Folkaisan 
    Audio Presentation 21 min
                 Baby & Family Swimming in Finland: Supporting Parent - Baby Interactions
 


     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
    
Marion Falzeder Nessie-Verein Wasserspaß, Austria
      Austrian Baby Swim Association
    
AUDIO presentation
  25min.

               
Creating & Managing an Effective Group Dynamic in Your Baby-Parent Classes
 

 

     Krzysztof Pietrusik  SAF Academy in Poznan, Poland
      Teacher, The University School of Physical Education in Poznan

     Methodological and Organizational Instructions for Teaching Infant Swimming 
                 
 In English   in Polish


 

       from WABC2009 in Brighton England
      
Marta Martin Ph.D. candidate  Portugal
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     AUDIO presentation  20min.
                     Gentle Ways Are Best 

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WABC Interview
 
       Rob McKay    AUDIO interview    
        
Lifestyle Swim School . Boca Raton . Florida . USA and Diaper Dolphin dvd's   
       website http://www.BabySwimming.com

 

     from WABC2009 in Brighton England
    
Sandra & Rafaele Madormo
        Academia Via Esporte . Brasil
 
    Organizers of the Brasilian WABC events
 
   AUDIO presentation - Rafaele Madormo speaking   
     
   Swimming for Babies and Children based on Psychomotricity
                                        methodology - A Brazilian Way

   

  Sue Howell
 
  Lifejackets - things to consider when a child needs a lifejacket
 
 

babies in neck flowtation Nancy Higgs 
Use of neck flotation ring with developmentally challenged babies

 

Jim Reiser Jim Reiser M.S.    
 Key Points in Teaching Preschoolers (3 & 4 year olds)

 

Maskell, Schrock, Reiser, and Strauss 
Things that have improved my program - both teaching & business.

   
Lana Whitehead 

 
Early Water Stimulation
 

Joy MGinty
M
aking a Non-Profit Organization to Support Swimming Scholarships 

 

Kerre Burley 
 
Accelerated Learning for Infant Aquatics - Australia
+ presentation slides pdf file

 

Steve Graves
 Pediatric Perspectives - A Look at AAP Concerns About What We Do
 presentation slides  pdf file

 

Kathy McKay

 A Circle in A Square—Zen and the Art of Baby Swimming   + presentation slides pdf file

 

Rob McKay
 Building the Stage Around the Show The Holistic Approach to Baby Swimming + presentation slides  pdf file

 

Ed Pemberton
 Positive Parenting Through Water Instruction
 presentation slides  pdf

  Terje Stakset
A Very Gentle Start and Superman
 

Robert Strauss
Hearing, Breathing and Body Balance: FIRST Extremities and Eyes: LATER

 

Ally Todd M.A. Zealand
Swimming To Learn - The Active Movement in Water Approach in New Zealand 
+ presentation slides  pdf file 

 

Lana Whitehead Lana Whitehead 
Sensory Integration and Swimming  

 

Jackie Young
 SWIMBABES presents love in any language!

 also Why Teach Infant Toddler Swim Survival Safety

      

1. Teaching

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ADAPTIVE - SPECIAL NEEDS AQUATICS

 
    Fall, Wally Adaptive Aquatics - excerpts
    Kennedy, Kris Working With Special Need Students

 

  Nolan, Catherine Veronica The Value of Inclusion
    Revel, Tracy Stouse Parents: An Obvious But Overlooked Key Element in a Youth Adaptive Aquatics Program
   

BABIES & YOUNG CHILDREN

 
    Ardell, Don Ph.D. On Rob McKay's Gentle Journey Approach
   

Autti-Rämö, lona MD

From Understanding Infant Reactions to Secure Attachment

   

Beal, Anne , M.D. 

Soothing Cry Babies

    Barrera, Marla The "How To" of An Easy Breathing Swimmer
    Cisneros, Lulu Teaching Children Under the Age of Three
    Flahive, Ginny Six Step Baby-Swim Program

 

 

Goksor E; Rosengren L; & Wennergren G.

Bradycardic response during submersion in infant swimming

    Heumann, Judy  Swim Lessons: Safety No Accident
   

Hudson, Judith Ph.D.

How to Discipline a Toddler - a few techniques 

    Kennedy, Kris Use of Sinking Toys
    Kennedy, Kris Learning Equipment
    Langendorfer, Stephen PH.D.; German E. & Kral, D. Aquatic Games and Gimmicks for Young Children
    Mance, Jim Orienting Children to Water & Swimming Lessons

 

 

McKay, Kathy

Water Parenting

 

 

McKay,Rob

Swimboree Under Three Years of Age

    McKay,Rob Teaching Tips in Working with Under Three Year olds
    McKay,Rob Teaching from the Heart using your Head:
an Interactive Curriculum for the Whole Child

 

 

Rosen, Karl G  MD, PhD

Breath Holding Reflex in Baby Swimming

    Rosengren, Ludmilla Dr. Reflexes and Diving...Necessary or uninteresting?
    Royston, Sue Water Orientation and Adjustment
    Royston, Sue Progression of Skills - Three to Six Year Old Students
    Ruth, Bob Tips in Teaching Young Children
    Santos, Carlos   Aquatic Education for Babies & Small Children in Risk 
    Schrock, Peter  Concepts of Running A Safe and Effective Class  

 

  Shaw, Steven Alexander Technique and Swimming
    Skeens, Beatriz (Bea)    Going Underwater
   

Snell, Rita

Gross Motor Development in Infants with Multiple Disabilities

 

  Stakset, Terje

From High Tech to High Touch in Communication and Interaction

    Stearns, John Progressing From Water Adjustment to Swimming

 

  Stewart, Craig Should boys & girls be coached the same way?

 

  Strauss, Robert M. Ed. 10 Commandments for Professional Swim Teachers

 

 

Strauss, Robert M. Ed.

Breathing First   also En Español

    Strauss, Robert M. Ed. Learn in a Non-Threatening Environment

 

  Todd, Ally

Kick Boards Distort Posture and Impede Biomechanical Advantage

 

  Whitehead, Lana

Sensory Integration and Swimming

    Wilker, Anna Marie e Getting That Necessary Breath
    Wilker, Anna Marie In Water Skills for 6 to 18 Month Olds

 

 

Zancanaro, Julie

A Developmental Approach to Infant Aquatic Programs

   

Zancanaro, Julie

Facilitating the Under 15-month old in Your Aquatic Program

   

STROKE DEVELOPMENT - 4 yrs olds and up

 
    Barthels, Katharine A Hydrodynamic Approach to Swimming Analysis
    Barthels, Katharine General Considerations for Analysis of Stroke Mechanics
    Barthels, Katharine The Mechanism for Body Propulsion in Swimming
    Burke, Thomas, Ed. D. Swim Relaxed
    Dunn, Steven & Fronske, Hildailda Cue Your Students in on Good Swimming
    Gerber, Ellen W. Begin with the Elementary Backstroke
    Groscost, Joseph Magic Mark(ers) of Learning
    Hallett, Bee Breaststroke, A Research Based Application
    Hallett, Bee The Breaststroke Kick

 

  Laughlin, Terry Inside-out breathing: Get the air you need

 

  Laughlin, Terry Plenty of air and a smoother style
    Reiser, Jim M.S. Considerations & Teaching Drills/Ideas for the Four Competitive Strokes
    Reiser, Jim M.S. Considerations & Teaching Drills/Ideas for Butterfly and Breaststroke

 

  Shaw, Steven Alexander Technique and Swimming
    more on the way!  

 

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  American Academy of Pediatrics to: Clinical Practice Guideline: Diagnosis and Evaluation of the Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 

  American Academy of Pediatrics to: Clinical Practice Guideline: Treatment of the School-Aged Child With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

 

 

Appadoo, Lucy

The Skills of a Toddler

 

  Doman, Janet Interview With Janet Doman
Specialist in Infant Education and Brain Development
    Eisenberg, Arlene & Murkoff, Heidi E. Top 10 questions about Toddlers
    Greig, Jane Behold the Brain
    Honig, Alice Sterling, Ph.D. How Babies Learn to Communicate

 

  Markezich, Amy Learning Windows and the Child's Brain

 

  Pica, Rae Skinship: Better Bonding with Baby

 

  more coming soon!  

 

3. Pool & Facility Health

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Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Healthy Swimming 2002 info for pool operators

   

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Waterbourne Diseases on the rise - what pool operators should know

   

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Healthy Swimming Pool Water Practices

   

Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Healthy Swimming Pool Water Program including six tips for 'safe water' practices for parents and pool directors  also En Español

 

  Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Cleaning Up Body Fluid Spills on Pool Surfaces

 

  Center for Disease Control & Prevention Questions and Answers for Aquatics Staff on Waterborne Illness

 

  Center for Disease Control & Prevention Cryptosporidium Information for Swimming Pool Operators

 

  Center for Disease Control & Prevention Fecal Accident Response Recommendations for Aquatics Staff
   

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Safety Alert: Drain Cover Entrapment

   

Davis, Jeane & Hampton, Dr. Tonja Wynn

Crypto - what it is and how to prevent it update Sept. 25, 2003

   

Davis, Jeane & Hampton, Dr. Tonja Wynn

Sensible Preventatives Fight Cryptosporidium

   

Johnson, Ralph , Ph.D. USA

Understanding and Preventing Swimming Pool Bourne Diseases

 

 

Yang, Kerry; Nelson, Justin; Kludt, Katherine; Goergen, Mike; Keister, Julia

The Social Laps Encircling Public Pools
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services
   

Sandel, Bonnie Ph.D.

Clean Water is Healthy Water

 

 

Tierno, Philip Ph.D. 

Toy Hygiene

    more coming very soon!  

 

 4. Aquatics Instruction General

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    Amateur Swimming Association A project and study in feasibility and practice of offering free swim instruction - in the UK
    Dash, Melon 100% success with students who are afraid
    Dash, Melon Learning Tips for Adult Students
    DeVictoria, Lynne Teaching the Adult to Swim
    Graves, Steve Establishing Yourself as a Terrific Swim Teacher
    Jacobson, Vivian Teaching Aquatics When English is a Student's Second Language
    Moran, Joan Fear and Aquatic Instruction
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services
    Phillips, Robbie The Wonders of Water
    Schiltz, Jack H. Cramps: Facts and Fallacies
    Taylor, Bernie An Underwater Approach to Teaching the Non-Swimmer

 

  more of the archive posted very soon!  

 


5. Program Management

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    MANAGEMENT  
    Dailey, Dick Marketing Your Program
    Kent, William Building Your Program/Organization/Business
    Graves, Steve Leading Your Learn to Swim Program into the 21st Century
    McCabe, Janet Training Baby, Toddler, and Preschool Swim Instructors
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services
    Perenich and Carroll Some Legal Perspectives Related to Learn to Swim Programs

 

  Sahlein, Frank Building an Owner Exit Strategy
    Way, Aaron W. Tootell Aquatic Center General Guidelines for All Employees
    Zipitz Mail Communication with Your Customers and Potential Customers
    MARKETING  

 

  Mogharabi, Shabnam In the Minority - improving minority participation in learn to swim

 

  more coming soon!  

 

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    American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

to: AAP policy on: Swimming Programs for Infants and Toddlers  - abstract version  pdf also

    American Academy of Pediatrics

to: AAP policy on: Swimming Programs for Infants and Toddlers  - full text version  pdf also

    American Academy of Pediatrics

to: AAP April 2000 media release which was the companion to the AAP policy statement on swimming programs for infants and toddlers - Swimming Lessons Not Recommended for Children Under 4.                  

    YMCA of the USA to: YMCA response (2002) to the April 2000 revised policy of AAP on Swimming Programs for Infants and toddlers... and the AAP response to the YMCA
    American Academy of Pediatrics to: Media Release - Advisory: Vigilance needed to prevent Tragedies in the water  Aug. 2003
    American Academy of Pediatrics

to: AAP Policy on: Infant Exercise Programs

    American Academy of Pediatrics to: AAP Policy on: Active Healthy Living: Prevention of Childhood Obesity Through Increased Physical Activity

 

  American Academy of Pediatrics ABC News article regarding AAP 2000 viewpoint

 

  American Academy of Pediatrics

to: AAP member Survey Results as to advisories they give parents and patients on water safety

 

  American Academy of Pediatrics

to: AAP policy on: Office Based Counseling For Injury Prevention. See paragraph 5. under Infants and Preschoolers

 

  American Academy of Pediatrics Link to: Age Appropriate Physical Activities - according to the AAP  (begins on page 3)
    Bennett, Howard MD

Acute Hyponatremia and Seizures in an Infant After a Swimming Lesson

 

  Attui-Ramo, Illona, MD PhD The Attitude of Medical Personnel Towards Swimming With Infants Needs Re-evaluation
    Cates, Lynn M.D., F.A.A.P.

Link to: comment by Dr. Spock Company re: Swimming  

    California Medical Association Bibliography - Toddler Swimming Classes 14 listings

 

  Guntheroth, Warren M.D. Letter to a swim program director about the American Medical Community opposition to swimming instruction for infants and toddlers

 

  Guntheroth, Warren M.D. Letter to the AAP regarding their opposition to swim instruction for infants and toddlers
    Phillips, Kenneth G. MD, FRCPC Swimming and Water Intoxication in Infants
    Rosen, Karl G.  MD, PhD Baby Swimming - Summary of physiological and medical data
    more coming soon!  

 

 

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Andrews, Esther

Develop Your Child's Genius - Right Brain/Left Brain Coordination
    Bower, Bruce Child motor development through improvisation and experimentation
    Craig, Sandy  MD Hyponatremia
    DeBord, Karen Ph.D. Infant Development - What's Normal?  
   

Joseph, Rhawn, Ph.D.

Fetal Brain & Cognitive Development
    Leedom, Dr.   Exercise and behavior including ADD/ADHD
    Norberg, Shani  M.D. Early Signs of Impaired Motor Development in Infants and Toddlers
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services

 

  Wardell, Colleen P and Isbister, Clair Swimming program for children with asthma - Does it improve their quality of life?

 

  Wellington-Dufferin Preschool Speech and Language Services Benchmarks on Learning to Talk - Benchmarks for Infants to 5 Year Olds
    more coming soon!  

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    Calzada, Tita Positive ways to deal with those who drain you of energy
    Fung, Kevin , M.D., FRCS(C) Laryngitis - causes, prevention, & cure      
    Graves, Steve Quick List of 10 Important Points for Swim Teachers - by a variety of authors
    Graves, Steve Establishing Yourself as a Terrific Swim Teacher
    Graves, Steve Creativity Yields Teaching Success
    Jacobs, Bert & Isabel What Makes a Good Teacher
    Lynn, Stephanie Experienced Teachers Share Their Insights

 

  McKay, Rob What Makes a Good Swim Teacher
    McCabe, Janet Training Baby, Toddler, and Preschool Swim Instructors
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services
    Priest, Louise Attitudes That Effect Us As Teachers
    Smith, Murray Being a Good Teacher - There's Certainly A Right and a Wrong in Teaching
    Spannuth, John Four Kinds of Friends

 

  Spannuth, John How to Enhance Your Communication Skills
    Spannuth, John Life is About Transition

 

  Spannuth, John Surrounding Yourself with Like Minded People

 

  Spannuth, John Work to "De Stress" Yourself

 

  Reuters Gene seems to predict skin cancer's spread

 

  more coming soon!  

 

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    Council for National Cooperation in Aquatics Aquatic Activity Programs for Children Under the Age of Three  (guidelines)
    de Tinguy-Simon, Anais

Parental and Aquatic Perinatal Approaches

   

    Horn, Egne Baby Swimming In Norway
    Pica, Rae More Movement, Smarter Kids
    Stakset, Terje

From High Tech to High Touch in Communication and Interaction ... and poem

    Sultenfuss, Mary Beth Starting a Learn to Swim Program

 

  Van der Meer, Audrey Young Babies Can Do More Than We Think
  
    WABC Code of Ethics for Baby Aquatic Program Directors & Teachers
    WABC Guidelines for Programs

 

Whipp, Peter

Teaching Swimming: Issues beyond drowning (public school programs)
    Young, Jackie The Future of Infant Swim
    Young, Jackie On Back Survival Training for Students

  Young, Jackie Why Teach Infant Toddler Swim Survival Safety
    Young, Jackie Working with Children with Special Needs
    YMCA of the USA Medical Advisory Committee (1999) - YMCA of the USA Medical Advisory Committee (1999) Aquatic Program Guidelines for Children Under the Age of Three

 

  Zancanaro, Julie A Developmental Approach to Infant Aquatic Programs

 

  more coming soon!  

 

 

10. Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

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    American Academy of Pediatrics April 1993

Link to AAP policy statement on Drowning in Infants, Children and Adolescents                

   

    Kilmer, Barrett The Science of Safety - research pointing to prevention
    from Pediatric Annals

Drowning is a Public Health Concern
   

 

  Brenner, R. Swimming Lessons, Swimming Ability, and the Risk of Drowning

 

  Allentown & Bethlehem Safe Kids Coalition Family Water Safety Day

 

  Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Christine M. Branche, Ph.D.
Why Drowning Prevention is Important

 

  Foundation on Aquatic Injury Prevention Injury Fact book 2001-2002 and Aquatic Injury Facts     
    Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center - University of Washington. USA Drowning Interventions - Swimming Lessons

 

  Health Canada Drowning Prevention Initiatives - Working to Unite in Creating Injury Free and Safe Communities 
    Royston, Sue & Trent, Roger B. PhD What Parents Need to Know to Better Protect Children plus Water Safety Teaching Tips
    Raper, Betsy Water Safety Awareness Day

 

  Shepherd, Suzanne MD, MS, DTM&H, FACEP & Martin, James MD University of Pennsylvania Link to article Submersion Injury & Near Drowning
     U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)

A Few Statistics on Backyard Pool Safety for Calif., AZ, FL

    more coming soon!  

 

 

 


 

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    American Academy of Pediatrics  July 2001 Study on Where Children Drown       
    Bower, Don DPA, CFCS 12 months old (including note on swimming)
   

Davis, Jeane & Hampton, Dr. Tonja Wynn

Crypto - what it is and how to prevent it update Sept. 25, 2003

    Gallagher, Teresa & Mueller, Maria G. . Choosing a Maternity Bathing Suit - and other helpful information and links      

 

  Moore, Jane M.D.   Pregnancy and Swimming - helpful information links
    Osinski, A. Link to: Pool Tips
    Osinski, A. Link to: Aquatic Consultant Services

 

  Ovitz, Tina Keeping Bath Time Safe       

 

    Tub Safety Tips 

 

  Center for Disease Control Link to: Healthy Swimming Pool Water Program including tips for parents as well as pool directors link to s ' healthy swimming'     En Español also

 

  more coming soon!  

 

12. Research

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    Ahrendt, Lilli The Influence of Water Program son Infants Motor Development During the First Year of Life...
    Diem, Liselott; Burger, Reiner; Bussmann, Ursula; Groten, Heinz; & Siegling, Viola Swimming for Babies
    German Sports College Cologne "Baby Swimming" Advances Independence and Development of Intelligence
    Langendorfer, Ph.D. Harrod, Diana L. A Scalogram Analysis of Item Order in the American Red Cross Beginner Swim Program (1990)    

 

  more coming soon!  

 

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    WABC with Virginia Newman     Virginia Hunt Newman Story - in brief
    
    International Swimming Hall of Fame ISHOF on Virginia Hunt Newman
    Eileen Herzberg and Dr Roger Lichy

Extract from The Waterbirth Handbook by including mention of Igor Tjarkovsky the Russian who was interested in the baby and it's development and Frenchman Michel Odent

    News article from Israel  All not well with the recent workings of controversial baby swimming teacher legend Igor Charkovsky            

 

    News Clip from China

 

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