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Cross Country Adaptive Clinic - Cross Country Classic Fun for All


Dates: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 - Thursday, December 14, 2023 from 10 am - 4 pm ET (2 Days)
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Event Type: Education Clinic

Location: Elm Creek Park Reserve
Elm Creek Chalet

Host Division: Central

Available Registration Packages (click for more info):
Day 1: Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses Session Only ( 6 CEUs):
- First Chair Rate: $132.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $157.00
- CEUs: 6
Day 2: Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand Session Only (6 CEUs):
- First Chair Rate: $132.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $157.00
- CEUs: 6
Both Sessions (CogVI and Sit/Stand Sessions) (12 CEUs):
- First Chair Rate: $192.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $217.00
- CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: None

Additional Fee for Non-Members: $25.00

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11:59 pm ET

This is a highlighted event that is anticipated to be very popular.


Online Registration: CLOSED


Course Description (CEN Cross Country Classic "Fun For All - Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses"):

Cross-country skiing is a natural entry portal into snowsports for people of all ages and backgrounds, including those with disabilities. Join this interactive and game-filled session to explore group lessons with an adaptive application for stand-ski guests with cognitive, behavioral health, or visual diagnoses, including the use of communication tools, learning tools, and teaching methodologies applicable to all participants.


Terrian: This session will take place on easier groomed trails.


Prerequisite skills:

Participants can ski groomed easy trails in cross-country classic style.

Outcomes:

  1. Identify two considerations for working with guests who have cognitive or visual disabilities.
  2. Demonstrate the use of two communication tools.
  3. Use two learning support tools in a lesson for a guest with visual or cognitive needs.


Materials Needed:

  • Personal skis or rental equipment (Rental equipment is available to the participants at the Cross Country Area)


On-snow session:

  • Stride and share warm-up: Exchange information about your background and interest in teaching adaptive cross-country lessons.
  • Exploration of guest profiles - diagnoses, communication needs, medication, and more CAP assessment of guests for lesson planning, teaching strategies, and safety during the session
  • Assistive tools and practices
  • Activities to anchor concepts and movements


Course Description (CEN Cross Country Classic "Fun For All - Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand"):

Cross-country skiing is a natural entry portal into snowsports for people of all ages and backgrounds, including those with disabilities. Join this interactive and game-filled session to explore group lessons with an adaptive application for guests with physical diagnoses who may be sit-down or stand-up skiing, including the use of specialized equipment, communication strategies, and teaching methodologies applicable to all participants.


Terrian: This session will take place on easier groomed trails.


Prerequisite skills:

Participants can ski groomed easy trails in cross-country classic style.


Outcomes:

  1. Identify two considerations for working with guests who have physical disabilities.
  2. Demonstrate the use of two strategies for communicating with skiers with vision loss.
  3. Use two types of specialized equipment that allow access to cross-country skiing for people with physical disabilities.


Materials Needed:

  • Personal skis or rental equipment (Rental equipment is available to the participants at the Cross Country Area)


On-snow session:

  • Stride and share warm-up: Exchange information about your background and interest in teaching adaptive cross-country lessons.
  • Exploration of guest profiles - diagnoses, communication systems, medication, and more
  • Physical assessment of guests for lesson planning, equipment selection, and safety
  • Use of assistive tools and practices
  • Activities to anchor concepts and movements


Additional Event Details:

Cross Country Classic Fun for All, Dec 13th, and 14th at Elm Creek Park Reserve (part of Three Rivers) in Maple Grove, Minnesota. PSIA members and non-members are welcome and can register for sessions on Wednesday, Thursday, or both days. Not sure on the title or location this year



Wednesday, Dec 13th, 9am-3pm (1 hour lunch break)-


Cross Country Classic Fun for All: Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses
Cross-country skiing is a natural entry portal into snowsports for people of all ages and backgrounds, including those with disabilities. Join this interactive and game-filled session to explore group lessons with an adaptive application for stand-ski guests with cognitive, behavioral health, or visual diagnoses, including the use of communication tools, learning tools, and teaching methodologies applicable to all participants.



Thursday, Dec 14th, 9am-3pm (1 hour lunch break)-


Cross Country Classic Fun for All: Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand
Cross-country skiing is a natural entry portal into snowsports for people of all ages and backgrounds, including those with disabilities. Join this interactive and game-filled session to explore group lessons with an adaptive application for guests with physical diagnoses who may be sit-down or stand-up skiing, including the use of specialized equipment, communication strategies, and teaching methodologies applicable to all participants.







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Day 1: Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses Session Only ( 6 CEUs)

Package Price:
- First Chair Rate: $132.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $157.00

CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11:59 pm ET

This package includes each of the following sections.

Day 1 (Includes the following):
- Day 1: Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses Session
     December 13, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm ET
(6 CEUs total in this section)

Lift Tickets (Choose 1 option):
- Will you need a lift ticket for this event?

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Day 2: Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand Session Only (6 CEUs)

Package Price:
- First Chair Rate: $132.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $157.00

CEUs: 6

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11:59 pm ET

This package includes each of the following sections.

Day 2 (Includes the following):
- Day 2: Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand Session
     December 14, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm ET
(6 CEUs total in this section)

Lift Tickets (Choose 1 option):
- Will you need a lift ticket for this event?

x

Both Sessions (CogVI and Sit/Stand Sessions) (12 CEUs)

Package Price:
- First Chair Rate: $192.00 (available through Tuesday, November 28)
- Second Chair Rate: $217.00

CEUs: 12

Prerequisites: None

Registration Deadline Wednesday, December 6, 2023, 11:59 pm ET

This package includes each of the following sections.

Day 1 (Includes the following):
- Day 1: Cognitive and Visual Diagnoses Session
     December 13, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm ET
(6 CEUs total in this section)

Day 2 (Includes the following):
- Day 2: Physical Diagnoses Sit and Stand Session
     December 14, 2023 from 10 am to 4 pm ET
(6 CEUs total in this section)

Lift Tickets (Choose 1 option):
- Will you need a lift ticket for this event?