ERIC Number: ED270950
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-May
Reference Count: 0
Educational Resource Guide for Adapted Physical Education.
Ciccaglione, Sue; Magliaro, Susan
The guide is intended to provide information to adapted physical education instructors. An initial section introduces characteristics of the following handicapping conditions: autism, diabetes, emotional disturbance, learning disabilities, mental retardation, musculoskeletal disorders, neuromuscular disorders, seizure and convulsive disorders, and sensory impairments. Chapter 2 focuses on programing aspects, with particular attention to formal and informal assessment and development of individualized education programs. Modifications of physical education activities are offered for aquatics, basketball, bowling, field events, floor hockey, gymnastics, soccer, softball, track events, and volleyball. A final chapter describes adaptive equipment that can be made or purchased. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.