Strategies for Inclusion: A Handbook for Physical Educators - 2E / Edition 2

Strategies for Inclusion: A Handbook for Physical Educators - 2E / Edition 2

by Lauren Lieberman, Cathy Houston-Wilson, Aapar/aahperd
     
 

Authors Lauren Lieberman and Cathy Houston-Wilson provide you with all the tools and knowledge you will need to successfully include children with disabilities in your program. This fully updated edition includes 38 teaching units, a CD-ROM with printable forms, a new chapter on support personnel, and updated references and approaches to inclusion.See more details below

Overview

Authors Lauren Lieberman and Cathy Houston-Wilson provide you with all the tools and knowledge you will need to successfully include children with disabilities in your program. This fully updated edition includes 38 teaching units, a CD-ROM with printable forms, a new chapter on support personnel, and updated references and approaches to inclusion.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780736062473
Publisher:
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date:
06/19/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
237,138
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
5 - 18 Years

Meet the Author

Lauren J. Lieberman, PhD, is a professor in the department of physical education and sport at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Brockport. She has three degrees in adapted physical education (APE) and has taught higher education since 1995. She taught at the Perkins School for the Blind in the deaf blind program. She also has written five books on adapted physical education and has consulted throughout the United States and internationally on issues relating to including children with disabilities in physical education. She is past chair of the Adapted Physical Activity Council.

Lieberman started Camp Abilities, a developmental sports camp for children with visual impairments. This camp is replicated in eight states and Guatemala. In her free time, she enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, running, mountain biking, kayaking, and hiking.

Cathy Houston-Wilson, PhD, is a professor in the department of physical education and sport at SUNY Brockport. She is a frequent presenter on APE at conferences and workshops and has taught APE in a residential facility as well as in public schools. She continues to be involved in teaching students with disabilities in campus settings and has coached many students in Special Olympic events and at the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged.

Houston-Wilson is past president of the Adapted Physical Education section of New York State AHPERD, and she also served as secretary of the National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities. In her leisure time, she likes to ski, jog, and Jazzercise.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
How to Use This Book and CD-ROM

Part I Understanding Inclusion
Chapter 1 The Move to Include
A Historical Perspective Legislative Mandates Roles and Responsibilities of the General Physical Education Teacher
Roles and Responsibilities of the Adapted Physical Education Specialist
Effectiveness of Inclusion Summary
Chapter 2 Assessment: The Cornerstone of Effective Instruction
Features of Effective Assessment
Traditional Assessment Techniques
New Assessment Options
Alternative Assessment
Summary

Chapter 3 Exploring Individualized Education Plans
The Individualized Education Plan (IEP)
The IEP Process
Members of the Multidisciplinary Team and Their Roles
The Role of the Physical Educator in the IEP Process
Attending IEP Meetings
Computer-Generated IEPs
Incorporating Goals and Objectives Into the General Physical Education Class
Summary

Chapter 4 Managing Student Behavior
Strategizing to Avoid Behavioral Problems
Determining the Cause of Inappropriate Behavior
Intervention Strategies to Increase the Likelihood of Appropriate Behavior
Decreasing the Likelihood of Inappropriate Behavior
Summary

Chapter 5 Adapting Activities: A Universal Design for Learning
Theoretical Constructs Driving the Move to Adapt
Philosophy of Adapting Activities
Universal Design for Learning
Types of Adaptation
Adapting Activities
Summary

Chapter 6 Support Service: Making Inclusion a Reality
Peer Tutors
Paraeducators
Senior Citizens
Pre-Preparation College Students
Summary

Chapter 7 Creating an Atmosphere for Achievement
Understanding Disabilities
Facilitating Inclusion
Creating Leadership Opportunities
Supplementing Instruction
Summary

Part II Strategies for Inclusion
Chapter 8 Basic Skills
Balance
Jump Rope
Locomotor
Object Control
Parachute

Chapter 9 Sports Skills and Teamwork
Softball
Basketball
Soccer
Tennis

Chapter 10 Health and Fitness
Aerobics
Aquatics and Swimming
Weight Training

Chapter 11 Recreation and Life Skills
Backpacking and Hiking
Bowling
Fishing
Rock Climbing
Skating and In-Line Skating

Appendix A Disabilities in Kid Terms
Appendix B Disability Awareness Program
Appendix C Aquatic Skills Checklist
Appendix D Disability Sport Organizations
Appendix E Equipment Companies
Appendix F Additional Resources
Appendix G Directors of Special Education for U.S. States and Territories
Appendix H Parent Web Sites
Appendix I Inspirational Books About Role Models
Appendix J Adapted Physical Education National Standards

References
Index
About the Authors
CD-ROM User Instructions

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