Community-Based Recreation Leisure: Dori's Story

Leisure matters for all children and youth! In this video, you'll observe Dori swimming on a competitive team at a community recreation center. Despite her developmental disability (mitochondrial disorder), Dori has been a successful competitive swimmer and experiences great joy in this activity exclaiming, 'Swimming is my life'. Listen to what Dori's parents and her occupational therapist (Mary Louise Kennedy, OTR/L) say about the social, emotional and physical benefits of competitive swimming.

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