Special Needs Fitness FAQ

Ryan Lockard answers frequently asked questions about special needs fitness tips. I often receive emails from personal trainers asking for exercise tips that would help them train a new client that has autism. Here are some ideas for special needs fitness routines and things to remember: 1. Program design process stays the same – People are looking… Read More

Special Needs Exercises – Superman

Specialty Athletic Training brings special needs exercises to Stephen’s Place Ryan Lockard of Specialty Athletic Training will be partnering with us every week for videos on special needs exercises. For today, this is a fun core exercise that you can do at home. You can also tailor the name to your child’s interest as well… Read More

What You Might Be Missing If You’re Vegetarian

Ryan Lockard of Specialty Athletic Training discusses health tips a vegetarian diet. Did you know that 70% of Americans suffer from ailments related to their diet, which can be improved from following a vegetarian diet? Or that it takes approximately 2,500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of beef? There are several health… Read More

Stephen’s Place Exercises – Wall Presses

Stephen’s Place exercises brought to you in partnership with Specialty Athletic Training. Ryan Lockard will be pairing with us to do weekly Stephen’s Place exercises!  He will be giving us tips about fitness routines for individuals with developmental disabilities.  This move is great for those who are not able to do push-ups and need to… Read More

Special Needs Employment: Building Opportunities for All

Stephen’s Place works to create opportunities for special needs employment. As an Independent Apartment Community, we would go to the ends of the earth and back to help our residents feel fulfilled and capable. We offer a variety of means to support this. One area that often presents a challenge is in the area of… Read More