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Adapted Physical Education

playground.jpgAdapted Physical Education is a developmentally based approach to motor, cognitive, social and emotional skill acquisition through play. By "adapting" the curriculum, equipment, rules, timing, etc. each child is challenged to achieve and excel on a personal and individual level. Adapted P.E. is implemented through a play based approach on an individual or group basis as needed.

Areas of development include:

Motor
Gross and fine motor skills
Balance
Movement/Locomotor and non-locomotor skills
Manipulative skills
Perceptual and sensory motor skills

Cognitive
Following directions and rules
Understanding concepts (over, under, through)
Sequencing
Matching

Social
Taking turns
Sharing
Cooperative play
Communication

Emotional
Improving self image through achievement
Challenging "personal best"
Team/group cooperation