The BAWSI Rollers program provides fun, adaptive physical activities for girls and boys with physical, cognitive and hearing disabilities.
Through a fun and active curriculum that includes games such as basketball, soccer, and sharks and minnows, the BAWSI Rollers program helps participants develop hand-eye coordination, strength, confidence and a sense of independence.
Weekly sessions include activities focused on goal setting, teamwork, and healthy competition, as well as spirited conversations about self-respect, responsibility, and leadership.
There were 25 kids at Vargas participating in the BAWSI Rollers program. In addition to the BAWSI staff there were volunteers from the Wilcox High School Post-Secondary special education class.
The BAWSI staff and volunteers, meet with the student’s once a week for 6-weeks during the fall and spring.
This article was written by Pam Murdock, Sunnyvale School District Health and Wellness Programs Liaison.