159 An Adapted Physical Education Program for Homeschool Students

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 7:30 AM-8:45 AM
Convention Center: 3A
Sport: Diversity and Inclusiveness
Intended Audience: Post Secondary Instructor/Faculty, Adult
Speaker: Catherine A. Tingstrom, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Increasing numbers of parents are choosing to homeschool their children with disabilities. Finding appropriate, standards-based adapted physical education programs are extremely hard to find. This session will provide details of a successful program at the University of New Mexico that utilizes pre-service physical educators as adapted physical education teachers for students with disabilities. This session will cover how to identify and recruit potential participants, program curriculum, instructional strategies, risk management and program organization and management.
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