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What is Adapted Physical Education ?. HPS 468 Dr. Joe G. Schmalfeldt. APE Definition- 1975

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What is adapted physical education

What is AdaptedPhysical Education ?

HPS 468

Dr. Joe G. Schmalfeldt


What is adapted physical education

APE Definition- 1975

Adaptive physical education is a diversified program of developmental activities, games, sports, and rhythms suited to the interests, capacities, and limitations of students with disabilities who may not safely or successfully engage in unrestricted participation in various activities of the general physical education program


What is adapted physical education

APE Definition- 2000

Adapted physical education is alternative physical education for students with disabilities who may not safely or successfully engage in unrestricted participation in the vigorous activities of the regular physical education program on a full-time basis.


What is adapted physical education

Inclusive APE is a direct service which offers instruction to eligible students in a variety of settings with non disabled peers. This service is provided by an APE specialist and is based on the student’s IEP.


Federal state laws acts and regulations

Federal & StateLaws, Acts, and Regulations


Section 504 of the rehabilitation act p l 93 112 1973

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation ActP.L. 93-112 (1973)


Education for all handicapped children act p l 94 142 1975

Education for allHandicapped Children ActP.L. 94-142 (1975)


What is adapted physical education

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)Public Law 105-17 (1997)http://www.ed.gov/offices/OSERS/IDEA/the_law.html


Nm laws dealing with special education and or adapted pe

NM Laws dealing with Special Education and/or Adapted PE??


What is adapted physical education

Similarities among the Laws/Acts:1. Equity of services2. Accessibility to environments3. Accommodation for the disabling condition 4. Encouragement of integration


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:1- Understand and can apply proper 1st aid & safety procedures during PE classes for handicapped/disabled students.


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:2- Understand the effect of physical activities on the physical, social,emotional, and intellectual development of handicapped/disabled students.


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:3- Understand basic principles of normal & abnormal growth and development.


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:4- Can modify traditional PE activities, learning environment and equipment tomeet the needs of handicapped/disabled students in all PE settings.


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:5- Can use a variety of motivational and reinforcement techniquesto enhance the handicapped/disabled student on-task behaviors.


What is adapted physical education

APE specialists and others who instruct handicapped/disabledstudents should have the following 6 competencies:6- Understands specific handicapping/disabling conditions whichmay affect motor performance of handicapped/disabled students.


What is adapted physical education

Most prevalent handicapping/disabling conditions in public schools1. Learning Disabled (LD)2. Speech Impaired (SI)3. Mentally Retarded (MR)4. Emotional/Behavioral Disability (EBD)


What is adapted physical education

Least restrictive environment (LRE)A. The least restrictive environment means that the education of children withdisabilities should take place in the presence of non-disabled children whenever possible.


What is adapted physical education

Least restrictive environment (LRE)B. Teaching disabled children skills that allow participation with nondisabledchildren in normal settings and reevaluating their progress toward this goal periodically will contribute to placement in less restrictive environments.


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