Daphne Asher – Hydrotherapist, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dr. Dana Roth – Director of Research and Evaluation Unit, Beit Issie Shapiro
Dr. Michele Shapiro – Director of Snoezelen (former), Beit Issie Shapiro
Merav Hadar-Frommer – Senior Physiotherapist and Hydrotherapist, Beit Issie Shapiro
In recent years a connection has been found between sensory integration and the performance of motor tasks, learning ability, attention, and behavior.
“Hydro-Zen”, developed by Beit Issie Shapiro, combines hydrotherapy, Snoezelen, and Zen. The article describes three children with different developmental disabilities who received Hydro-Zen therapy.
Ann Gresswell, Aoife Ní Mhuirí, Bodil Fons Knudsen, Jean-Pierre Maes, Mauricio Koprowski, Garcia, Merav Hadar-Frumer and Montserrat Gutierrez Bassas
The Halliwick Concept is an approach to teaching all people, in particular, focussing on those with physical and/or learning difficulties, to participate in water activities, to move independently in water, and to swim.
The article describes the Ten Point Plan: a structured learning process in which a person without experience in water can progress toward independence in water.