ERIC Number: ED080483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education Curriculum for the Mentally Handicapped.
Voss, Donald G.
GRADES OR AGES: Mentally handicapped children. SUBJECT MATTER: Physical education. ORGANIZATION AND APPEARANCE: The guide is divided into two parts. Part One discusses physical education, its philosophy and purposes, characteristics of sound programs, and recent trends; mental retardation and characteristics of retarded children are reviewed. Part Two discusses fundamental movement patterns and motor skills in terms of behavioral objectives, common deviations to watch for, and suggested developmental activities to use in patterns or skills at each level. Part Three includes practical games, sports, and recreational activities in which the patterns and skills discussed in Part Two can be used. OBJECTIVES AND ACTIVITIES: In Part Two, behavioral objectives are listed and outlined for each skill or pattern, and activities are suggested. Part Three outlines certain sports and activities as they reflect skills and patterns of Part Two. INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Required equipment is listed in activities descriptions. An annotated bibliography is included as an appendix. STUDENT ASSESSMENT: No provision indicated. OPTIONS: No other possibilities other than those of the text are indicated as acceptable. (Author/JA)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Athletics, Behavioral Objectives, Games, Handicapped Children, Mental Retardation, Physical Education, Psychomotor Skills, Recreational Activities
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 126 Langdon St., Madison, Wisconsin (Bulletin No. 2102 $1.50)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. for Handicapped Children.