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ERIC Number: ED279623
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Pages: 73
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
University of Rhode Island Adapted Aquatics Program Manual.
Scraba, Paula J.; Bloomquist, Lorraine E.
An overview is presented of the aquatics course, adapted for persons with disabilities, at the University of Rhode Island. A description of the course includes information on course requirements, objectives, content and learning activities, assignments, modules used in the course, and a course syllabus. A description of the course organization and administration discusses the responsibilties of all personnel involved in the program. An outline of the swimming program describes program procedures, daily schedule, swimming progressions, relaxation techniques, and procedures for evaluating swimmers. An outline highlights program implications for persons with mental and developmental disabilities, cerebral palsy, visual and hearing impairments, spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cystic fibrosis, and orthopedic disabilities. A basic guide for parents suggests summer swimming activities for children. A bibliography is included as well as sample consent forms to be submitted to parents. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Parents; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rhode Island Univ., Kingston.
Note: Lorraine E. Bloomquist and James Leslie, URI Development Office, University of Rhode Island, Dept. of Physical Education, Kingston, RI 02881 ($5.00).