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14 Weeks to a Healthier You

This is a free, personalized, web-based physical activity and nutrition program for people with mobility limitations, chronic health conditions and physical disabilities.

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Dar2Tri Coaching Videos

Para-triathlon organization for kids, adults, and veterans with physical disabilities or visual impairment

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Adapted Kids Yoga

Yoga instructional videos for kids with various disabilities

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


The Awesome Mary Show

Mary is a 19 year old with Cerebral Palsy and hydrocephalus. Mary patterns her show after "Ellen" to spread the message of respect and equal treatmetnt for those with disabilities

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


Walkability and Inclusion

Videos giving ideas on how to make public streets safer for traveling

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Healthy Pregnancy

Instructional videos for pregnant women with diabetes

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


Prevent T2

This curriculum still promotes modest weight loss (5%-7% of current weight if overweight or obese) and increased physical activity through a 12-month lifestyle change program. The curriculum also reflects new literature on self-efficacy, physical activity, and diet.

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Parks for Inclusion

Information on Parks and recreation locations and ideas for accessability and incluisiveness for parks

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Wheelchair Maintenance DIY

Instructional Videos on how to maintain a wheelchair

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Inclusion in every Play

Video series on inclusion and tips on successful inclusive strategies

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Community Health Inclusion

Video series on reaching people with disabilities and tips on nutrition, exercise, and awareness

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Promoting Activity and Inclusive Healthy Communities Series

Promoting Activity and Inclusive Healthy Communities Series

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Exercising at Home

Video series with exercise tips wor exercise at home without equipment

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National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability

Category: Organization   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


US Forest Service Accessibility

policy and guidelines and maps of accessibility to national forests

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Swim Angelfish Youtube Channel

informational youtube videos for parents/caregivers and trainers

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Evolve 21: The CPF Challenge

The CPF Challenge is an app that lets you access 7 minute video based workouts designed for people with a diverse range of motor abilities. The app is part of the dedicated fundraiser for the Cerebral Palsy Foundation.

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Get the Facts!

This document provides general exercise guidelines, tips for choosing a fitness center, nutrition info and more.

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Physical Education for Students with Disabilities

If your child has a disability and an IEP, physical education and accommodations should be included as part of your child’s special education program. This site provides legal resources and articles for guidance on including physical education in the IEP.

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Activity Trackers for Wheelchair Users

There are a variety of fitness trackers that offer ways for wheelchair users to track their activity.

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Disability and Health Information for Family Caregivers

Tips for families of people with disabilities to improve health outcomes including tips for the caregivers themselves.

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CDC Disability and Health

mainpage with links to overview information, articles, and special Olympics Healthy Athletes

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Why a national standard for adapted physical education?

federal law mandates and rationale for standards outline by NCPEID and NASDSE

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


Coach Dave's Corner: some homework that helps...

at home PA activities to improve low muscle tone in children with autism

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Focus on capabilities

information on hands-on job training for individuals with autism

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Use your imagination to get your child moving

parent resource for integrating PA for children with autism

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The Education of Physical Education

tips for parents, schools, caregivers about integrating PE for children with autism

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The exercise connection: Joseph's story

example story of exercise benefits for young boy with autism

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Athletics for All: Intro to Adaptive Sports

Introductory information on the classification of organized sports for individuals with a disability

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Disabled Sports USA chapters in Virginia

Category: Organization   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


The Universal Design Project

Category: Organization   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Summner day Camp - Easter Seals

ateaster@stargate.net

Category: Program   ·   For: Individuals and Families   ·   |


Camp Hemovon and Camp Winaca (Organizational)

atichnell@hemophilia.org

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Swim Angelfish

swim lessons for children with special needs

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Angelfish therapy

information for caregivers/parents on aquatic therapy available

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TOPSoccer

A community-based soccer training program for athletes with disabilities.

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Little League Challenger Division

Adapted baseball program for individuals with phsyical and intellectual challenges.

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SteppingStones

Recreation Center for people with disabilities in Morgantown, WV. Offers a variety of physical activity and wellness programming.

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Special Olympics Virginia

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Special Olympics: Become an Athlete

introduction to how children and adults with IDs can participate in Special Olympics sports

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Unified Sports

information on Unified Sports program in which players with and without IDs train and compete on the same team

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Unified Champion Schools

information and link to schools promoting social inclusion across the US

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Young Athletes

Special Olympics Initiative of inclusive sport play program for children 2-7 years with and without IDs.

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Adapted Physical Education National Standards

mainpage for APENS

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Flaghouse

mainpage for adapted PE equipment to order

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AASP: Tips for Including Athletes with disabilities

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Using visual supports for students with autism spectrum disorder in PE

youtube video - 14:23 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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instructional strategies for teaching object control skills to young children with down syndrome

youtube video - 39:29 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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designing andimplementing a universal adventure education unit in HS PE

youtube video - 36:21 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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implementing school-sponsored extracurricular adapted sport programs for HS students with disabilities

youtube video - 27:36 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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preparing and utilizing paraeducators in PE for students with disabilities

youtube video - 27:45 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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Physical education service delivery for students with disabilities

youtube video - 36:59 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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Implementing the Exercise Buddy App for Students with ASD in Physical Education

youtube video - 24:46 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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S&S worldwide

Adapted PE educational books

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Active Schools Inclusive PE and PA video library

instructional videos for implementing inclusive PE in school

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Swim Angelfish Certification

online certification information for instructors

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Swim Angelfish Therapist Training

workshops for professional development

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Disabled Sports USA: Training Manuals

training manuals and webinars for a variety of sports for coaches of athletes with disabilities

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CAPE Certification

Requirements and procedures for becoming a CAPE and recertification

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NASPE and APENS Standards

table comparisons of APENS standards and NASPE Standards

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15 Standards of Specialized Knowledge

the 15 standards for PE with children with disabilities for APE instructors

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Why a national standard for adapted physical education?

federal law mandates and rationale for standards outline by NCPEID and NASDSE

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Therapeutic Recreation Directory

contains extensive online resources for recreation therapists,

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Danny Pettry

online blog and ezine for rec therapist

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Instructional strategies for teaching aquatic skills to young students with Down syndrome

youtube video - 38:04 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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Utilizing adventure education to teach social skills to school-aged students with autism

youtube video - 25:34 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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Physical Activity is for Everyone

index and background information about physical activity in populations with disabilities for healthcare providers

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certification for exercise professionals as "inclusive fitness trainer"

link to certification

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exercise testing and prescription: special considerations for physical disabilities

short video to introduce professionals to testing individuals with physical disabilities, also link to resource manual for professionals

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Adults with Disabilities "Vitalsigns"

description of problem, what can be done, evidence behind the issue and infographics geared for professionals working to promote PA among adults with disabilities

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Physiotherapy Exercises

This site has a free tool to create exercise programs for people with injuries and disabilities. There is also an interactive app for iPhones.

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainer

Certified Inclusive Fitness Trainers (CIFT) are uniquely qualified to work with people who have health risks and/or physical limitations.

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Guidelines for Disability Inclusion in Physical Activity, Nutrition & Obesity Programs and Policies

This implementation manual produced by the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability assists in updating community health programs and policies to be inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities.

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Increasing Physical Activity among Adults with Disabilities

This information developed by the CDC for doctors and health professionals outlines guidelines and discussion points on barriers to physical activity and strategies to increase activity.

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Disability Impacts ALL of US

infographic of disability facts and figures in WV

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Using technology to facilitate PA in children with autism spectrum

academic manuscript

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Assistive technology: what physical educators need to know

academic article on the application of tech in PE

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Developing and Implementing a University-based PA mentoring program for individuals with disabilities

youtube video - 27:31 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Developing and implementing a school-sponsored adapted sport league for HS students with disabilities

youtube video - 36:30 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

Category: Physical Activity Resource   ·   For: Professionals   ·   |


Standardized assessment tools commonly used in APE

youtube video - 39:48 (university of wisconsin - la crosse)

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The exercise connection

how to individual exercise programs - resource for exercise professionals

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Coach Dave's Corner: when "obvious" isn't so obvious...

coaching resource to improve body awareness

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exercise, autism, and new possibilities

education resource for professionals to help inform and educate parents on the importance of exercise

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challenging autism with exercise: an opportunity worth stretching for

article detailing implementation of regular PA in support of autism therapy from Exercise Buddy

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exercise identified as an evidence-based practice for students with autism spectrum disorder

academic article stating supportive research and findings from Exercise Buddy

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Guide to increasing physical activity while living with a disability

infographic

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