Coaching Fencing Students with Special Needs
"This clinic will attempt to give coaches a basic understanding about various common learning disabilities and other disorders that they may encounter in their students. It will also provide suggestions for how to approach their training so that both the student and the coach are comfortable working together and the training can be as effective as possible. This clinic includes important information that should be valuable to all amateur and professional coaches. A good understanding and practice of this material can be a way for coaches to avoid potentially harmful or abusive treatment of students with special needs.