Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs  book cover
1st Edition

Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs

ISBN 9780415389501
Published December 5, 2006 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Offering practical strategies to include children with SEN fully into physical education, this unique title:

  • applies the latest research to the practice of inclusion of children with SEN in PE
  • offers an outline of the statutory responsibilities placed upon teachers and schools to include children with SEN
  • covers a diverse range of issues which teachers needs to address in order to provide high quality learning experiences for children with SEN
  • includes a series of reflective tasks, further reading and contacts within each chapter.

Special Educational Needs in Physical Education offers an opportunity to explore in depth the complexities of including children with SEN in PE.  This is an extensive resource that requires no reference to alternative texts and is essential reading for all people involved in including children with SEN in PE.

Table of Contents

1. The Context for Inclusion  2. Children with SEN  3. Movement and Learning  4. The PE National Curriculum and Inclusion  5. Planning and Assessing Children with SEN in PE  6. Teaching and Learning Strategies  7. Multi Disciplinary Approaches – Working in Partnership  8. Opportunities Outside of the Curriculum  9. Key Principles for Including Children with SEN in PE

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2004 Head of Sport, Liverpool John Moores University

1999-2004 Programme Manager BA Sport Development with Physical Education, Liverpool John Moores University

1995-1999 Senior Lecturer and Co-ordinator for PE, Sport, Disability and Special Needs, Liverpool John Moores University.