Principles and Methods of Adapted Physical Education and Recreation with Gross Motor Activities for Small Children With Special Needs and PowerWeb: Health and Human Performance

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-11-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Provides physical educators with up-to-date knowledge and skills to deal with all levels of students' abilities. It is the only text in the adapted physical education market that provides both task-specific and developmental teaching approaches. With the national movement to include most students with disabilities into the general curriculum, the text is designed to enable adapted and regular physical education teachers to successfully address those students’ needs in the regular physical education class.

Table of Contents

Part I The Scope

1 Educating People with Disabilities

Part II Key Techniques

2 Determining Educational Needs through Assessment

3 Developing the Individual Education Program

4 Teaching to Meet Learners’ Needs

5 Delivering Services in the Most Inclusive Environment

6 Behavior Management

7 Program Organization and Administration

Part III Children and Youth at Risk

8 Health and Fitness Issues

9 Psychosocial Issues

Part IV Needs of Specific Populations

10 Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

11 Mental Retardation

12 Pervasive Developmental Disorders

13 Specific Learning Disabilities

14 Conduct, Behavior, and Emotional Disorders

15 Physically Disabling Conditions

16 Communicative Disorders

17 Visual Impairments

18 Other Health Impairments


A. Posture and Body Mechanics

B. Stress Reduction Techniques

C. Sports Organizations for Persons with Disabilities


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