ERIC Number: ED061683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Nov
Physical Education Guide for the Exceptional Child.
Bodley, Dean; And Others
The guide is intended to assist physical education teachers in dealing with atypical children in their classes. Adaptive physical education is seen as integration of handicapped children into regular physical education classes by understanding their special needs and how to deal with them. Outlined are policies and procedures of the school system, as well as general educational objectives for the handicapped child. Focused upon are 18 specific health-related, sensory, orthopedic, mental, and neurological disabilities. Brief discussion of each disability covers definition, causes, symptoms, related problems, and general teaching suggestions. The following section lists recommended physical activities for 15 major categories and additional subcategories of handicaps. Selection criteria for measurement and other evaluative procedures are listed. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ann Arbor Public Schools, MI.