Wheelchair Obstacle Course
Students complete an obstacle course while in a wheelchair in order to increase disabilities awareness.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 14 Views 7 Downloads
A World of Difference
Kids engage in a series of activities that ask them to consider differences and similarities in characteristics, both visible and invisible. With this new understanding, the class investigates the Special Olympics program and develops...
3rd - 5th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
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
How To: Hop, Pop, and Jump (Using a Wheelchair): Part One
My disability might change the way I do things, but it never diminishes my independence. An inspirational young woman takes viewers through her tips and tricks for how to make any situation accessible while in a wheelchair.
6 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: Transfer from Floor to Chair
Mary Allison discusses why no one should feel "wheelchair bound" in the next video of her series on maneuvering in a wheelchair. She leads viewers step by step through how to transfer from a wheelchair to the floor and back again.
11 mins 3rd - 12th 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): 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