Adapted Physical Education

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Journal Articles

 Decker, J., & Voege, D. (1992). Integration of children with attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity into youth sport. PALAESTRA, 8(4), 16-20.

Kozub, F. M. (2001). Adapted physical activity within the family for learners with disabilities: Application of family systems theory. PALAESTRA, 17(3), 30-38.

Scott, S., Kozub, F. M., & Goto, K. (2005). Tae Kwon Do for children with autism spectrum disorder. PALAESTRA, 21(1), 40-43; 60.


  Griffin, L. L., Mitchell, S. A., & Oslin, J. L. (1997). Teaching sport concepts and skills: A tactical games approach. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Kuusisto, S. (1999). Planet of the blind: A memoir. New York: Dell Publishing. 

Owens, D. M. (1999). A parentís guide to positive behavior support: Positive approaches to dealing with challenging behavior. Marion, OH: The Ohio Coalition for the Education for Children with Disabilities (OCECD).

Liaupsin, C. J., Scott, T. M., & Nelson, C. M. (2000). Functional behavioral assessment: An interactive training module. Longmont, CO: Sopris West.


Web Sites

IDEA and other initiatives for education of children with disabilities:

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support- Information from the leaders and researchers in a pretty user friendly format. Updated frequently:

Varied information from types to IDEA seems to be set up for parents seeking information:

Another with lots of varied information, encouraging and supportive for parents

A useful site that has information on adult and other community resources for physical activity by persons with disabilities:


If you have additional questions contact Francis M. Kozub at [email protected]