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April is Autism awareness month and according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every 68 children born and over 3.5 million Americans are affected by some form of the disorder.

Studies have found that, believe or not, swimming can help autistic children with their speech, social skills and self-esteem.

One woman has developed a program that teaches children with autism and other special needs how to swim.

Founder and CEO of “Swim Swim Swim I Say” Agnes Davis talked about her program on the PIX11 Morning News on Tuesday.

For more information on her program, visit her website at