ERIC Number: ED265718
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Physical Education for the Handicapped.
Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.; University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Physical Education.
Intended for elementary and secondary teachers, the guide provides information on teaching physical education to handicapped students in the Department of Defense Schools (DoDDS). The following topics are addressed in eight separate chapters: (1) laws and regulations governing provision of physical education for handicapped students; (2) definitions of special education, physical education, and adapted physical education program areas in DoDDS; (3) the special education process; (4) assessment; (5) the Individual Education Program; (6) program implementation; (7) teaching techniques (general suggestions as well as approaches for students with specific handicapping conditions); and (8) the role of the physical education instructor in the special education process. Appendixes comprising more than half the document include screening observation forms, a list of assessment instruments, referral forms, and information on games and equipment. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.; University of South Florida, Tampa. Dept. of Physical Education.