ERIC Number: ED361942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Aquatics and Persons with Disabilities.
Schilling, Mary Lou
PAM Repeater, n80 Jun 1993
This bulletin shares information regarding adaptive equipment, recommended interventions, precautions, and fun activities related to aquatic activities and exercise for persons with handicapping conditions. The bulletin begins with a list of 13 safety precautions and then describes instructional aids, adaptive aids, fitness-oriented devices, and easy on/off swim suits and names their vendors. Swimming recommendations are offered for individuals with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, amputations, spinal curvatures, visual impairments, seizure disorders, and arthritis. Nine aquatic games are described. (Contains 16 references and a list of 7 catalogs.) (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: PAM Assistance Centre, Lansing, MI.