Physical Education for Young People with Disabilities: A Handbook of Practical Ideas Created by Practitioners for Practitioners, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Physical Education for Young People with Disabilities

A Handbook of Practical Ideas Created by Practitioners for Practitioners, 1st Edition

Edited by Lerverne Barber, Rebecca Foster

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160 pages

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Description

This book shows in-service Physical Education teachers across all phases how to be more inclusive in their practice. It can also be used by practitioners working in a practical or sporting context with young people to support the all lessons, activities and sessions. Offering a wealth of ideas to include pupils with specific learning needs across a range of activity areas such as athletics, dance, gymnastics and swimming, it will increase practitioner confidence enabling them to feel equipped to meet individual needs and include all pupils in their lessons. Written by practitioners for practitioners, all the ideas have been trialled with students, both nationally and internationally.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Introduction ○ Chapter 2 - Athletics ○ Chapter 3 – Dance ○ Chapter 4 – Games o Chapter 5 – Gymnastics o Chapter 6 – Outdoor Education o Chapter 7 – Swimming Chapter 8 – Resources and References

About the Editors

Rebecca Foster is a senior lecturer in Adapted Physical education at the University of Worcester, UK and course leader for the MSc Sport (Adapted Sport). Rebecca is a former secondary school Physical Education teacher and in 2019 became a Senior Fellow of the HEA. In 2018 Rebecca was acknowledged for her inclusive practice for young people and sport by Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II in the New Years Honours list and received the prestigious MBE award. Lerverne Barber is Deputy Head and Principal Lecturer with responsibility for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience (including Recruitment, Retention and Achievement), within the School of Sport and Exercise Science (SSES). She is a member of the Senior Management Team in SSES and has been part of the Physical Education (PE) teaching team for more than ten years, having been PE Course Leader from 2008 - 2011.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General