The Rights of Students in Adapted Physical Education: What Parents/Caregivers Should Know

The Rights of Students in Adapted Physical Education: What Parents/Caregivers Should Know

21feb12:00 pm12:45 pmThe Rights of Students in Adapted Physical Education: What Parents/Caregivers Should Know12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Event Details

Description: Adapted physical education (APE) plays a unique role in special education. This session will give the audience an understanding of how APE fits into the special education process. As well as the rights of parents and students when it comes to adapted physical education services.

Learning objectives:

  1. Gain knowledge and understanding of what IDEA, the federal law, says regarding Adapted Physical Education
  2. Understand how APE fits into, and can be a part of the special education process
  3. Understand the relationship of Adapted Physical Education and related services

Presenter: Brock McMullen

Dr. Brock McMullen teaches in the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UW-La Crosse. Dr. McMullen holds doctoral and master’s degrees in physical and Adapted Physical Education from the University of Utah. He directs the undergraduate Physical, Adapted, and School Health Education program, the Graduate Adapted Physical Education Program, and the Center on Disability Health and Adapted Physical Activity which offers physical activity opportunities to those with disabilities in the greater La Crosse area. He teaches adapted physical education classes at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and is actively involved with adapted physical education teachers across the state.

Time

(Wednesday) 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

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