Rocco Aiello, Coordinator for Adapted Physical Education and Corollary Sports, St. Mary’s County Public Schools. Talk to Rocco Aiello about his amazing journey as an Adapted Physical Education teacher and you soon discover that he is all about inspiration. In fact, Aiello is either inspiring children with disabilities to discover the joys and benefits of […]
More than 3,000 students and school staff from across Maryland took the plunge into the chilly Chesapeake Bay to support the Special Olympics of Maryland and the 7,549 athletes it represents.
On December 11, 2017, The Golf Channel aired a segment on students from Cedar Lane School in Howard County and the school’s participation in The First Tee Golf program. Tim Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics, narrates the segment.
Explore a variety of resources that support understanding Adapted Physical Education.
Effective strategies for working with children who have orthopedic impairments
Featured topics include ways that general and special educators can blend their knowledge and expertise to meet the needs of all students, including students with disabilities
only educational content area mentioned in U.S. federal law, is Physical Education
You do not need to be a lawyer to help your child or student receive Adapted Physical Education (APE) services they may need, it is essential that you understand the child’s legal rights.
The four general ways that educators can adapt physical education along with some examples of each
Physical Education given this importance? The answer becomes clear when you consider that Physical Education promotes all of the following, Physical fitness and good lifetime habits centered around health and physical activity, Cognitive development and improved brain performance, Psychomotor/skill development, Self-esteem and confidence, Socialization skills