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Web Resources

Here you can find many websites and resources focused on adapted physical education and similar topics.

Where to start?

  • NC DPI has a Liaison for Adapted Physical Education. Please contact Laurie Ray at 919.636.1827 or laurie_ray@med.unc.edu.
  • Physical education teachers, coaches, adapted physical education specialists and related service providers such as occupational and physical therapists.
  • Contact local organizations such as Special Olympics, soccer club, baseball league, parks and recreation departments, etc.
  • Develop relationships between school and community organizations, ask for equipment and uniforms, after school opportunities.
  • Communicate with other schools and school systems. What are they doing? Can you borrow from them?
  • Civic organizations to provide volunteers and donations of needed PE equipment.
  • Go online. Google a subject or go to www.about.com to find answers to your questions.
  • There are many more resources and websites available. Ask your PE staff. Go Online. Have Fun!

 


LEA Websites:

Pitt County APE Webiste

APE and Activity for People with Disabilities:

www.pecentral.org: Has a link at the top of the home page: adapted. Lots of ideas to adapt sports.

http://www.bridge2sports.org/ Non-profit organization that supports children and adults with disabilities to play team and individual sports (On Facebook as bridge2sports)

http://www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/ NC Office on Disability and Health

http://www.classbrain.com/artread/publish/article_31.shtml Kids activity pyramid (like nutrition pyramid)

http://www.beactivenc.org/ Be Active NC

www.sonc.net: (Special Olympics North Carolina) look for coaches resources for great tips, assessment sheets, skills progression etc.

www.aahperd.org/headstartbodystart: Developmentally appropriate activity ideas for younger children.

www.aahperd.org/aapar: (American Association for Physical Activity and Recreation). Currently offers a webinar series on AU. Click on the red water bottle with the words Adapted Phys. Ed. for activity ideas.

www.ncpad.org (National Ctr on physical activity and disability)

www.access-able.com (travel sites and resources)

www.developmentaltherapy.com

www.wowusa.com

www.wsusa.org

www.blazesports.com

www.cyfc.umn.edu

www.seeability.org

www.nod.org National Organization on Disability

www.narha.org North American Riding for the Handicapped Association

www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh (recreation)

www.bam.gov interactive tool for teens to increase activity

www.recreation.gov guide to reliable consumer health info

www.fitness.gov

www.about.com: (Need, Know, Accomplish).

Specific Diagnoses:

www.rarediseases.org

www.SBANC.org (Spina Bifida)

http://calder.med.miami.edu/pointis (Spinal Cord Injury & Traumatic Brain Injury)

www.orthoseek.com

http://brachialplexus.wustl.edu

www.genetics.about.com

www.beginningssvcs.com (hearing impairment)

www.ec-link.org (resources for sensory impairments)

www.fredshead.info: Blogs, tips, techniques and resources for and by blind and visually impaired people.

www.aph.org: (American Printing House for the Blind) Clearing house for lots of resources and materials.

 

Equipment:

www.donorschoose.com Will put you in touch with donors to provide equipment.

www.aph.org American Printing House for the Blind: Books and equipment.

www.schoolspecialty.com School Specialty: Equipment =Sportime and Abilitations are now found within the School Specialty Website.

www.humankinetics.com Human Kinetics: Books, DVD, etc. including Adapted PE.

www.flaghouse.com Flaghouse: Physical Education and Giant Leaps (for special populations).


Legislation/Policy:

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) also known as No Child Left Behind Act: www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml

www.nichy.org/resources/nclb.asp NICHY

Special Educ. Law Bulletins: www.quinlan.com; www.specialednews.com


Special Interest Organizations:

www.disabilityresources.org

www.healthfinder.gov/espanol (health info in Spanish)

www.unitedwaytriangle.org

www.ucpa.org (for CP)

www.nc-ddc.org NC council on disabilities

www.easter-seals.org

www.cec.sped.org (Council for Exceptional Children)

www.arcnc.org

www.edgate.com/site/contents (for issues with behavior)

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