This indispensable collection addresses the unique needs of the severely disabled, with a special focus on postural and motor development, physical fitness, and leisure time. The new edition is fully updated, emphasizing practice models, disability sport, and functional assessment. It provides a multi-disciplinary perspective with contributions from physical educators, recreation therapists, allied medicine specialists, disability sport specialists, psychologists, special educators, and administrators. Special topics include individualized transition programs, communication, toys and adapted equipment, technology, and playgrounds.
Publisher: University Press of America
Number of pages: 526
Weight: 785 g
Dimensions: 229 x 147 x 41 mm
Edition: 5th Revised edition