ERIC Number: ED240805
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Soccer: Special Olympics Sports Skills Instructional Program.
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC.
One of five guides in the Sports Skills Instructional Program of the Special Olympics, the booklet describes an approach to teaching soccer skills to mentally retarded persons. An introductory section lists the goals, objectives, and benefits of the program and provides criterion referenced instruments to assess the individual's current functioning level. Specific skills in two levels of difficulty are then described in terms of task analysis and teaching suggestions for: dribbling, kicking, passing, trapping, tackling, heading, throwing in, goal keeping, and defensive play. Three subjects conclude the units: team tactics, rules, and sportsmanship. The program is designed to promote skill infusion into general academic areas. (CL)
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Secondary Education, Mental Retardation, Soccer, Task Analysis, Teaching Methods
Special Olympics, Inc., 1701 K St., N.W., Suite 203, Washington, DC 20006.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see EC 161 875-879.