Helping Children With Autism Fight Back Against The
Dangers Of Wandering

Mom & Dad, 

We know you've been searching high & low for private 
swimming lessons for your autistic child that are 
designed to 
direct, motivate and shape your
child into a swimming machine.

For almost a decade we have traveled the country non 
stop to teach 3,247 kids & counting how to swim with
the help of our 
extremely enjoyable, exceedingly
effective, perfectly fitted, private swimming
lessons for children with autism.

When you join the Sensory Swim® family, you join a 
supportive environment where perpetual progress
is standard, directions are clear & motivation
never ends.

Here's to turning your child into a swimming machine.

Capture Us With Grace,
Andrew & Mary 

★★★★★ Definitely Impressive ★★★★★

"My grandson Jakob started private swimming lessons two
months ago with Mary and I couldn't be happier with it. 

Jakob is 5 and autistic. 

He attends school, speech, and previously a feeding 
clinic, and he has had a hard time adjusting to all of 

It took months for him to feel comfortable in school.  

On his first swim lesson Jakob was hesitant to go into 
the pool area but by the end of that lesson he didn't
want to leave.

Every week when he sees me packing his swim bag he gets 
so excited and when we get to the pool he practically pulls 
me to the door to wait for Mary. 

He is so happy in the pool and so comfortable with Mary

She has a very calm approach with him which he really 
responds to.

Although Andrew is working with another child while 
Jakob is having his lesson, he always comes over
and says hi and high fives Jakob.

They really seem to enjoy the kids they work with, and 
I'm convinced that's why Jakob has taken to it so

In over two years in school the teachers have been 
unable to find anything that interests Jakob, so to 
see him loving swimming and making progress in
so little time is definitely impressive.

I would and have recommended Sensory Swim.

Thanks for being there. "

Laura - Edgewood, Maryland

★★★★★ Indispensable Knowledge ★★★★★

"The couple draws from their colorful educational
backgrounds to impart indispensable knowledge
that may prevent many autistic children and 
adults from drowning." - CBS


★★★★★ Exceptional Instructors ★★★★★

"Andrew has been giving my son private swimming lessons
for over a year now. 

I wasn't sure how long it would take for Nico to learn
to swim since he was 6 and have never swimmed 
without a vest.

I can tell you that not only can he swim now but he can
go to the bottom of the pool and retrieve a ring! 

This is amazing for a child that didn't ever put his
face in the water.

Andrew and Mary are exceptional instructors with loads
of patience.

They are loving and kind to my sweet special needs
child and that speaks volumes. 

I would highly recommend them and Sensory Swim - a God 
sent and blessing for our family."

Jan - Herndon, Virginia 

★★★★★ Helping Children With Autism ★★★★★

"Sensory Swim is helping children with autism fight
back against the dangers of wandering one 

extremely enjoyable,exceedingly effective, 
perfectly fitted, private swim lesson at a
time." Buzzfeed

★★★★★ All The Difference ★★★★★

"My son has been going to Andrew for about a year and
a half.

He's on the spectrum and as most kids go, he loves the

I was terrified hearing stories of kids drowning
especially since we were going on a trip to
Mexico and it was pools, oceans galore.

He joined Sensory Swim a few months prior to the trip
with the goal of water safety.

I have to say my trip to Mexico and any other pool
visits since then have been a pleasure.

He is completely at ease with all the abilities of
floating, swimming to the edge etc that
constitute water safety.

My younger one had water anxiety even though he is

The anxiety was very vivid and restrictive in that he
was very afraid of the water and being in the pools.

He joined his brother for lessons with Mary and he's
now doing very well and is able to take regular
swim lessons with other kids his age.

Sensory Swim is great and Andrew & Mary made all the
difference for my boys! "

Brinda -Baltimore, Maryland 

★★★★★ A Phenomenal Job ★★★★★

"Just a huge shout out to Sensory Swim and what a 
phenomenal job they have done with our 2 boys. 

We had been trying unsuccessfully to get them to swim 
for over 2 yrs and within a few months they can both
fully swim and Christian is even starting to do the 

Thanks Guys!!"

Stephen & Maribel - Vienna, Virginia

★★★★★ Love & Passion ★★★★★

"The thing that really shines through is their love and
passion for working with special needs kids " 

★★★★★ So Much Progress ★★★★★

"My daughter has been learning to swim with Mary for
about a year now.

We have tried private swimming lessons for the last 5
years with no success.

She loves the water and we wanted her to learn to swim
so she could be safe in and around the water.

She has made so much progress with Mary and is swimming

Mary and Andrew are wonderful people who know how to
teach kids with special needs to swim and be safe in the

My daughter is finally able to hold her breath and go
underwater without choking for the first time after 5 
years of trying to teach her personally and with
other professional services.

I highly recommend Sensory Swim if you are looking for
affordable, quality, and  successful private swimming
lessons for your special needs kids."

Ashley - Leesburg, Virginia 

★★★★★ Changing The World ★★★★★

"Some people enjoy the structure and security that 
comes along with many standard 9-to-5 jobs.

Others prefer the freedom that is inherent in owning 
your own business and embrace the financial 
uncertainty often present in startup 

And it's those people like the Sensory Swim team that 
end up changing the world"  

★★★★★ The Highlight Of Our Week ★★★★★

Swimming lessons with Andrew are the highlight of our 

My 4-year old son Calvin, who has been was diagnosed 
with autism, has made amazing progress in the pool 
first with Mary, and then Andrew. 

We started with Mary in June 2014, and then due to a 
schedule change caused by the pool, switched to 
Andrew at the beginning of August.

Both Andrew and Mary are unfailingly patient, kind, 
upbeat, and have an incredible knack for working 
with children with special needs.

Calvin rapidly surpassed the swimming skills of his 
6-year old typically developing brother and is close 
to swimming on his own."

Elizabeth -Centreville, Virginia   

★★★★★ Awesome ★★★★★

"To put it in plain English: You need to be awesome" 

★★★★★ Our Family Heroes ★★★★★

"It is a pleasure to write a reference for Sensory Swim
(Ms. Mary & Mr. Andrew) regarding their excellent
stewardship  as swim instructors, therapists, and 
our family heroes.

Their varied resourcefulness and  research-based
reasoning are assets, which are evident in their
therapeutic-quality instruction and nurture as it
relates to my son and his sessions.

They consistently show a wonderful grasp of the
techniques and goals relating to my son’s
development with swim, self-regulation,
and sportsmanship.

A noteworthy aspect of Sensory Swim’s current
experience is working in a diverse, community

I know first -hand how successful Ms. Mary and Mr.
Andrew are as swim instructors because they 
warmly welcomed my son, who is currently
diagnosed with a developmental delay,
into his first experience of water play-
and swim.

Ms. Mary and Mr. Andrew laid the foundation for
”learning is powerful and meaningful” in the
mind and heart of my son, for a lifetime.

Sensory Swim enjoys the students and communicates well
with them.

Their program is not a one size fits all, but is 
individualized as it relates to the child’s 
baselines and then achievable goals.

Sensory Swim is helping implement a strong foundation
for our son that will enrich his future.

After each session, they provide quality feedback and
offer sound best practices and next steps for the next

I see the attributes of patience, positive behavior
systems,and response to interventions in each

This is exemplified by praises, high fives, if the
stroke is not quite right, another strategy is
applied, and smiles throughout the 

Sensory Swim comes highly recommended almost 3 years
strong from toe in the water to 5 feet and strokes

May their continued contribution to sports, disability,
ability continue to be a strong success in the global 
world! "

Dr. Angela - Baltimore, Maryland

★★★★★ The Highest Recommendation ★★★★★

"Our son, Chris, has been taking lessons with Andrew
for the past year.

Although Chris loves the water, he didn't have any
swimming skills or strategies to stay safe in a
large body of water.

After a year we are confident that Chris can tread
water, can swim well enough to get to a safe
spot, and that he knows his limitations in
terms of coming into contact with an
unfamiliar swimming hole.

Chris absolutely loves the time spent with Andrew in
the pool.

He has gained a confidence that goes beyond his
swimming lessons.

It is one of his favorite activities and he looks
forward eagerly to his weekly lesson.

We give the highest recommendation to Sensory Swim - to
Andrew and to Mary - who truly love the kids and want to 
see them succeed."

Carla - Ashburn, Virginia 

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