Get to Know – Rocco Aiello

Rocco Aiello, Coordinator for Adapted Physical Education and Corollary Sports, St. Mary’s County Public Schools.

Back to School

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My excitement grows as the school year starts up. I look forward to seeing my students again, hearing about their summers, and focusing on teaching new skills. I feel lucky that throughout the year I have the opportunity to share information about the field of adapted physical education. My mission is to provide detailed information […]

Staying Active during the Winter Months

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In recent years, the United States government has been widely concerned about childhood obesity because of the research findings of many national organizations: America has the highest rate of obesity AND childhood obesity among developed nations (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Study). If trends continue, three out of four Americans will be overweight or […]

Transition and Adapted Physical Education

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Effective transition is based on the individuals’ needs, and consists of coordinated activities in the following areas: education, career, community, communication, social interaction, recreation, and leisure. Not every transition program will be the same; it depends on the individual.

Adapted PE and RTI

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How Maryland’s Response to Intervention model can support students who struggle to meet grade level requirements in PE.