ERIC Number: ED071213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education for the Exceptional Child.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Curriculum Development Center.
The discussion of physical education for both handicapped and gifted children is intended to assist administrators and teachers in planning, presenting, and evaluating well-balanced physical education programs. The need for physical education is discussed in terms of purposes, objectives, and the value of a well-balanced program. Examined briefly are various aspects of an adapted physical education program: recognizing individual differences, health examination and physician's recommendations, resource personnel, parental involvement, public relations, records and forms, facilities and scheduling, and preventive programs. Defined are three activity levels (unrestricted, moderate, and limited activity) at which children may be placed for physical education purposes. Major physical, emotional, and special health problems affecting children are described and specific physical activities are suggested as appropriate for each condition. Finally, purposes of measurement and evaluation are set forth. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Curriculum Development Center.
Note: Reprint and Revision of paper by Stafford, George and Flanagan, Michael