Adaptive Physical Education Teacher Resources
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Sports: Adaptive Sports Brochure
Students identify the items and events that make adaptive sports possible. In this adaptive sports lesson, students research how accomplishments are obtained for people with disabilities. Students research different tournaments, events,...
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Adapted Physical Education: Softball
Review adaptive physical education suggestions and standards for coaching the fundamentals of softball: base running, throwing, fielding, and hitting (batting). This outline provides ideas and progressions for developing softball skills,...
3rd - 12th Physical Education
Integrating the Nintendo Wii in Adaptive Physical Education
Bring gaming into the classroom as part of a physical education lesson. Learners with disabilities participate in various physical activities using the Nintendo Wii. They use the video game system not only to play different sports, but...
3rd - 12th Health
Adaptive Sports and Recreational Games
It's truly amazing how people with physical disabilities are able to find ways to overcome their impairments. Their tremendous perseverance is evident in this handout that describes the ways different sports, ranging from bowling...
5th - 12th Physical Education
Adapted Physical Education Lesson Plan Ideas: Softball Skills
Interested in Special Olympics? Looking for an adapted PE lesson for throwing and batting? Here's a lesson based on the rules from Special Olympics for throwing and batting a softball. The rules are included in the lesson plan and they...
3rd - 6th Physical Education
How To: Choose a Wheelchair
If you have a student who must use a wheelchair throughout the school day, you may want to offer this video as a resource for both their enrichment as well as a means of support. Mary Allison Cook, a young 27-year old woman who has used...
13 mins 3rd - 12th Physical Education
How To: Hop, Pop, and Jump! (Using a Wheelchair)
Let me share a few tricks of my trade with you so you can hop, pop, and jump your way wherever you please! Watch this savvy young woman model how to perform some essential actions on a wheelchair, like moving up and down from curbs or...
2 mins 3rd - 12th Physical Education
How To: Hop, Pop, and Jump (Using a Wheelchair): Part Two
Here is the second part of the video series designed to support individuals in wheelchairs with accessing a variety of public spaces. Mary Allison Cook specifically details how to hop up and down curbs either facing forward or backward,...
6 mins 3rd - 12th Special Education & Programs
How To: Hop, Pop, and Jump (Using a Wheelchair): Part Three
Students with physical limitations who require wheelchairs can use this video to learn how to maneuver up and down an escalator, jump the chair laterally to get in and out of tight situations, and ask for help.
7 mins 3rd - 12th Physical Education