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Dr. Carol Ryan
Northern Kentucky Univ.
Highland Heights, KY

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Martin Block
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Timothy Davis
Suzanna Dillon
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Francis M. Kozub
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Denise Simmons
Christine Stopka
Ann-Catherine Sullivan
Daniel Webb

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The following information should be helpful to those who are responsible for educating students with various disabilities. If you have questions or comments please send e-mail to

* Adapted PE Eligibility Services
* Highly Qualified Adapted Teacher
* PE requirements in IDEA
* Adapted Assessment Instruments

* US Dept. of Ed New Guidelines
* APE Referral Checklist
* Sample Assessment Checklist
* Inclusive PE Brochure

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What is Adapted PE?
(A written explanation)

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004)
(Info about IDEA 2004)

Ask Our Adapted Expert
(Database of answers, submit questions)

Differentiating Instruction for Students with Disabilities
(Activities listed with suggested adaptations)

Assessment Instruments
(Motor skill assessment instruments)

IEP Development
(Individual Education Program tips)

Adapted PE Nat'l Standards
(APENS, Certification program for teachers)

Adapted PE Videos
(Some helpful videos)

Working with Paraeducators
(Info about working with paraeducators, Sample Job opening)

Adapted PE Research
(Articles about Adapted PE)

Adapted PE Products
(Lesson ideas, Nat'l Standards)

Top Adapted Web Sites
(Valuable Adapted PE Web sites)

University Adapted PE Programs
(List of programs at Universities)

Featured Video:

Teaching Children with Visual Impairments Part I

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Teaching Children with Visual Impairments Part 2