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Adapted Physical Education and Sport

Nicole Dargent
Purchase for $80 (CAD)

Adapted Physical Education and Sport workshop supplies all that is needed for enriching the lives of students with disabilities by providing them with the high-quality programs they deserve.

 This workshop will help deepen understanding of the implications of disabilities for people through age 21 and beyond.

It is in an easy to read  bullet point form with corresponding quizzes. 

It grounds students in the foundational topics for adapted physical education and sport, explores the developmental considerations involved, and outlines activities for developing programs for people with unique physical education needs.

This workshop is only the beginning in working with adapted sports and athletes, to certify yourself please consider a workshop on accessibility and inclusion coming soon.


20 Credits

Here is the course outline:

1. How This Workshop is Aligned

How to start this workshop

2. Introduction to Adapted Physical Education and Sport

Adapted physical education is an individualized program of physical and motor fitness, fundamental motor skills and patterns, and skills in aquatics, dance, individual and group games; and sports that are designed to meet the unique needs of individuals.

3. Program Organization and Management

Administrative areas related to program organization and management

4. Adapted Sport

Demonstrate an understanding of national and international organizational structure of adapted sport.

5. Measurement, Assessment, and Program Evaluation

Testing, Measurement Evaluation and Assessment

6. Individualized Education Programs

Physical education is only one part of this comprehensive IEP document.

7. Behavior Management

To understand Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports

8. Instructional Strategies for Adapted Physical Education

Philosophical Approaches to Adapted Physical Education and Sport

9. Intellectual Disabilities

Intellectual disability is a disability characterized by:

10. Behavioral Disabilities

To understand the clinical/diagnostic features of emotional disturbance (ED)/behavior disorder (BD)

11. Autism Spectrum and Social Communication Disorders

Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder (DSM V)

12. Specific Learning Disabilities


13. Visual Impairments

Definition of Visual Impairment

14. Hard of Hearing, Deaf, or Deafblind

Communication Methods

15. Cerebral Palsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Stroke

16. Amputations, Dwarfism, and Les Autres

Functional Classification System

17. Spinal Cord Disabilities

Common spinal cord injuries

18. Other Health Impairment Conditions

Background Information

19. Students With Other Special Conditions: Injuries, Longer-Term Disabilities, and Obesity

Common Activity-Related Injuries

20. Motor Development

Categories of Movement

21. Perceptual–Motor Development

Overview of the perceptual–motor process

22. Infants and Toddlers

Determining Eligibility

23. Early Childhood Adapted Physical Education

There is no quiz with this chapter

24. Health-Related Physical Fitness and Physical Activity

Health-Related Physical Fitness and Physical Activity

25. Rhythmic Movement and Dance

Three Types of Dance Presented via a Developmental Perspective

26. Aquatics

Adapted Aquatics

27. Team Sports

There is no quiz with this chapter

28. Individual, Dual, and Adventure Sports and Activities

To understand the rules, procedural modifications, and adaptations used in sanctioned events for athletes with disabilities. There is no quiz with this chapter.

29. Winter Sport Activities

Need for year-round activities. There is no quiz with this chapter.

30. Enhancing Wheelchair Sport Performance

Athlete and Wheelchair: A Systems Approach


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

Adapted Physical Education and Sport
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