Equipment Tips: for SENSORY and MOTOR challenges

Cindy and Ailene are an OT and PT team that work in the water as Aquatic Therapists and as Swim Whisperers swim instructors. Join us for a look into our favorite equipment, we use in our adaptive swim programs.

Learn more about becoming a Swim Whisperer. The Swim Angelfish Methodology has been around for the past 21 years. Strengthen your Learn to Swim program and personal toolbox with Level 1, 2, 3 and 4 of our Certification.

We also have online Aquatic Therapy Education courses for OT, PT, CTRS and Aquatic exercise instructors.


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Swim Angelfish
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The Beginning 2000

Cindy and Ailene began working in Aquatic Therapy as an extension of their therapy businesses. They connected and a wonderful partnership was formed. Together they launched in the company Angelfish Therapy.

Creation of Swim Whisperers: Special Needs Adaptive Swim Training-2009

After repeated request of numerous parents, the co- founders committed to developing a training tool so that swim instructors and aquatic professionals could strengthen their swim curriculum.

Swim Whisperers was launched in 2010 as a DVD and live workshop to begin to give Swim Instructors a way to Assess, Identify and Implement strategies within the lesson to address commonly seen roadblocks.

Striving to educate parents, caregivers, swim instructors, aquatic directors, swim school owners, on how to better work with swimmers of ALL ages and ALL abilities. Our mission to prevent drowning and globally educate with Free resources and Training!

Check out our FREE ONLINE TRAINING COURSES and get started on your Journey. You will want to become a Swim Whisperer!

Need More? Dive into our Swim Whisperer Stories playlist on the Swim Angelfish YouTube.


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.