ERIC Number: ED229951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Adapted Physical Education: Resource Manual.
Hall, John; And Others
Developed as part of the Physical Education In-Service Training Project of the University of Kentucky, this manual is designed to help special education teachers and adapted physical education teachers promote the motor and play skills of handicapped students through planned activities. Content areas of the manual were identified as "greatest concerns" on a needs assessment. Following an initial chapter on P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the manual considers identification, screening, assessment, and evaluation (both formal and informal measures). Physical evaluation and the development of the individualized education program are covered in a third chapter, with sections on annual goals, short term instructional objectives, and options for placement of children in the least restrictive environment appropriate. In the fourth chapter, prescriptive teaching is addressed in terms of six steps: defining the program, planning, assessing the student, prescribing activities, teaching, and evaluating the program. Chapter 5 discusses approaches to adapting activities through analysis of six factors (players, equipment, movement patterns, organizational patterns, limitations, and purpose). Disability considerations for structuring the movement environment are grouped according to input (sensory) disorders, integration (information processing) disorders, and output (physical) disorders. A final chapter lists references on adapted physical education topics, and the appendix provides a sign language alphabet and selected terms. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Center for Professional Development.