ERIC Number: ED084753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Physical Activities for Handicapped Children in the Home.
Marx, Orrin H.
The manual is explained to be for parents of physically handicapped children attending the Children's Rehabilitation Section at the University Hospital School, The University of Iowa. Activity descriptions and construction information on equipment are suggested for use by other personnel such as physical education or special education teachers. Guidelines are given for planning the home program. Suggestions for teaching physical skills are provided in a major section. Discussed (in Part I) are basic developmental activities which progress from head lift to walking skills, and (in Part II) elementary skills such as catching and self testing, equipment, starting positions, and skill analyses. In the subsequent section on braces, information is given on application, removal, and maintenance of braces. Photographic illustrations of orthopedic apparatus and physical education equipment is shown in addition to line drawings for the construction of homemade apparatus. A glossary of 11 terms is included. (Author)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Athletic Equipment, Exceptional Child Education, Parent Role, Physical Activities, Physical Disabilities, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Campus Stores, 17 West College, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52240 ($2.25)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Univ. Hospital School.