Special Needs Programme

This project aims to provide a space for people of a wide age range (from 5 y.o) with an intellectual disability to practise rhythmic gymnastics in a safe and organised way to benefit from all its benefits.

Rhythmic Gymnastics, a gymnastics discipline where music, dancing and expressions are a staple have proven to more be effective and beneficial for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and Down syndrome (DS)children, as the results of The Effects of Gymnastics Training Combined With Music in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome study by the faculty of Sport Sciences of Inonu University in collaboration with the Faculty of Education of Amasya University in Turkey. This is the first study to compare the effects on balance, locomotive level and coordination of gymnastic activities combined with music used in the rehabilitation of autism and down syndrome. Read more about the research here: (PDF) The Effects of Gymnastics Training Combined With Music in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome (researchgate.net)

Inclusion Policy