ERIC Number: ED207306
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep
Independent Swimming for Children with Severe Physical Impairments.
Grosse, Susan J.; McGill, Christine D.
Practical Pointers, v3 n2 Sep 1979
Techniques are described for teaching severely physically disabled persons to swim. Approaches begin with a discussion of water adjustment progression and proceed through achieving breath control, mobility, developing movement in a supine position, and developing recovery. The conclusion addresses such final steps toward independence as pool entry and exit. (CL)
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Swimming, Teaching Methods
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1900 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Reston, VA. Information and Research Utilization Center.