ERIC Number: EJ1004989
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Using Effective Language Regarding Disability: The Role of Physical Educators and Coaches
Dieringer, Shannon Titus; Porretta, D. L.
Physical Educator, v70 n2 p187-194 2013
The purpose of this paper was to discuss the importance of using socially appropriate language regarding disability and to discuss the role of physical educators and coaches regarding its use. Examples are provided of how to foster socially appropriate language within a school context relative to students and school personnel, as well as parents and community members.
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Athletic Coaches, Teacher Role, Disabilities, Language Usage, Modeling (Psychology), Feedback (Response)
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