Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness : Foundations of Instruction

Title

Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness : Foundations of Instruction

Files

Description

By Lauren J. Lieberman (College at Brockport faculty member), Paul E. Ponchillia, and Susan V. Ponchillia.

From three prominent educators and athletes comes this important new sourcebook on teaching the skills that will enable both children and adults with visual impairments and deafblindness to participate in physical education, recreation, sports, and lifelong health and fitness activities.Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness includes methods of modifying physical skills instruction; techniques for adapting sports and other physical activities; teaching methods and curriculum points for physical skills instruction throughout the lifespan; and information about sports and related activities, providing rules, adaptations, and information about competition options. It is an ideal manual for physical educators, adapted physical education specialists, teachers of students with visual impairments, orientation and mobility specialists, occupational and recreational therapists, and anyone else interested in sports and recreation for persons who are visually impaired or deafblind.

ISBN

0891284540

Publication Date

2013

Publication Information

New York : American Foundation Press for the Blind, c2013.

xx, 396 p. : illustrations ; 26 cm.

Disciplines

Recreational Therapy | Sports Sciences | Sports Studies

Department

Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education

Comments

Located in Drake Library at: GV445 .L54 2013

CONTENTS: Visual Impairment, Deafblindness, and Physical Activity. The Impact of Visual Impairment and Deafblindness on Learning and Development -- Visual Impairment and Deafblindness: An Overview -- Providing Physical Education to Students with Visual Impairments or Deafblindness -- Modifications and Adaptations for Teaching Physical Activities. Modifying Instruction to Meet Students' Needs -- Principles of Adapting Games, Sports, and Related Activities -- Early Childhood Development: Movement and Play in Early Childhood -- Elementary Education Programming -- Physical Education and Sports Activities in Middle School, High School, and Adulthood -- Organized Sports for Children and Adults with Visual Impairments: Goalball and Beep Baseball -- Recreational Activities and Their Adaptations: Toward a Positive Quality of Life -- Fitness: A Lifelong Pursuit -- Sports and Related Organizations of Special Interest -- Epilogue.