Karissa Johnson

Karissa's Congress Sessions

12:15 - 1:15pm
Understanding Neurodiversity
Saturday Athlete Health & Wellness
Presenter(s): Karissa Johnson
Session Summary

This educational lecture will explore traits and brain differences when working with children with special needs. When instructors can better understand the thinking processes of neurodiverse athletes, they can better set everyone up for success! Lecture will include: exploring neurodiversity, vocabulary, brain differences, perception, movement integration, how gymnastics can help support development in neurodiversity.