Adapted P.E.

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Seattle Public Schools - Adapted Physical Education

American Sign Language for the Physical Education Classroom

Adapted Physical Education 

Physical Fitness Assessments
 Brockport physical fitness manuel to use with students with disabilities

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Nine Types of Adaptations to guide your instruction

These were modified from PE Central with permission
How to differentiate instruction

Working with a paraeducator

Paraeducator job description

Links to Organizations
Washington state recreational resources-individuals with all abilities
  •  Seattle Adaptive Sports
    providing opportunity for youth and adults with physical disabilities to participate and compete in athletic and recreational activities
provides year around sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities
Adapted Physical Education and Adapted Physical Activity Resources-lessons, assessments, and programs
Positions Papers and Law

Forum of Sport, Physical Education& Recreation For Those With Disabilities 
a site dedicated to the voice and vision of special education 


  • A Paraeducators in PE: Training Gd to Roles & Responsibilities Paperback – June 26, 2007 by Lauren Lieberman (Author), AAPAR (Author) ·
  • Strategies for Inclusion: A Handbook for Physical Educators - 2E (Jun 19, 2009) by Lauren Lieberman and Cathy Houston-Wilson ·
  • A Teacher's Guide to Including Students with Disabilities in Regular Marty Block ·
  • Gross Motor Activities for Young Children with Special Needsby Carol Huettig and Jean Pyffer ·
  • Adapted Physical Education and Sportby Joseph P. Winneck