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Independent swimming for children with severe physical impairments

Susan J. Grosse

Independent swimming for children with severe physical impairments

by Susan J. Grosse

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Published by AAHPERD in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSusan J. Grosse, Christine D. McGill.
SeriesPractical pointers -- Vol. 3, No. 2
ContributionsMcGill, Christine D., Information and Research Utilization Center in Physical Education and Recreation for the Handicapped.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13773598M

Visual Impairments in Children Vision is one of our five senses. Being able to see gives us tremendous access to learning about the world around us— people’s faces and the subtleties of expression, what different things look like and how big they are, and the physical environ-ments where we live and move, including approaching hazards. Sometimes physical disabilities are obvious; however, it is not always possible to identify someone with a physical disability or a medical- or health-related disability. Some physical disabilities require the use of an assistive device (for example, a wheelchair or walker). However, those with arthritis or multiple sclerosis, for instance, may.

  For all children, and especially those with special needs, achieving independence is an important part of the journey into adulthood. From the moment we wake in the morning, we go through certain tasks, known as “life skills.”These tasks could include typical activities such as making the bed, performing bathroom routines, getting dressed, making meals, communicating and so many others. In his book “Lessons for Lifeguards” (), health ed ucator Michael A. Carrera offers practical advice for those who work with children and youth. His words are meant to incite, inspir e, and excite those who work with children and youth to take action, be involved, be committed, and care about young people.

Physical limitations can make life more challenging. But these movies show characters with disabilities finding ways to live the lives they want. Stories about characters with physical difficulties can help build understanding, compassion, and tolerance among viewers who don't face those challenges -- and give those who do a chance to see. Anastasiow). According to Heward, although IDEA uses the term orthopedic impairments, students with physical disabilities may have orthopedic impairments or neuromotor impairments. An orthopedic impairment involves the skeletal system-bones, joints, limbs, and associated muscles.


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