ERIC Number: EJ1048762
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Athletics and Students with Disabilities: What Principals Should Know
Losinski, Mickey; Katsiyannis, Antonis; Yell, Mitchell L.
NASSP Bulletin, v98 n4 p310-323 Dec 2014
Public concern over the general health of children in the United States has risen during recent years due to dramatic decreases in physical activity levels and increases in obesity and other health-related issues. This article examines the participation of students with disabilities in extracurricular activities, particularly athletic activities, in light of recent federal guidance and examination of recent case law. Implications for practice are provided.
Descriptors: Athletics, Disabilities, Physical Activities, Extracurricular Activities, Federal Legislation, Court Litigation, Child Health, Physical Education, Eligibility, Student Characteristics, Individualized Education Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)