Ignited by a passion for child development, Physical Literacy for Children was born through a personal journey; a journey of a father, Glenn Joselowitz and his daughter, Emily Rose.
In 2010 Emily Rose was born with a rare neuromuscular condition that severely limits her joint mobility. Luckily Emily was born to a Mom who is a Physiotherapist and a Dad who was a Protea Gymnastics Coach.
The lack of options for special needs children outside of traditional physiotherapy and occupational therapy sessions prompted Glenn to find his own solutions.
“I snuck Emily into my personal gym and started introducing her to movement, stretching and conditioning. The progress was astounding! You would think that I’d seen it all after 20 years of working with children but to be honest, I had my own preconceived ideas of what special needs children were capable of, limiting beliefs!
Emily showed me that limitations are what we believe they are, she had her own plans! Her development physically was astonishing, but her emotional development was the most satisfying. Emily is a confident, happy child who holds her own in any situation and although her condition certainly has certain drawbacks, she has surpassed any expectation I might have had.”
Become a Volunteer Today
Are you passionate about teaching children? Have you worked with children with Special Needs?
Do you have a Physical Education background? Or do you have experience in Fundraising?
We are in need of your skills.
Get in Touch. Get Involved.
Would you like to become a volunteer for Physical Literacy for Children?
Please leave your details below and we will be in contact.