Children & Diving

What's the big deal...?

DAN SA continues to get many questions about the safety issues with children and diving. Usually the questions we get center around:
  • how old they should be to dive;
  • what do do if a child has a condition like Attention Deficit Disorder or is on medication; and
  • whether or not the junior diving programs offered by several diver training associations are safe and appropriate.
In the next edition of Alert Diver, Dr Isabel Reader will be providing a comprehensive overview of all these issues and concerns.  In the mean time, click here for a 21 minute Youtube lecture by Dr David Charash on the key areas of concern.
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