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Physical Education

Survey: Improving Physical Activity for Student’s with Multiple Disabilities

Lavelle Fund Study – Invitation to Participate Through a generous grant from the Lavelle Fund for the Blind, Inc., the Institute...

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Five Thousand Miles. One Month. Four Million Children Who Are Visually Impaired.

Photo Credit: Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, Camp Spark Program Vinicious (Vinny) tosses a ball and listens for it to...

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Sock Sort Relay

Skills to work on for this lesson: Gross Motor Fine Motor O&M Math (comparing size, length, and numbers) PE Get...

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Summer Sports Camps

Photo Credit: Northwest Association for Blind Athletes, Camp Spark Program Fresh air as you paddle across the lake. Adrenaline as...

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Playing Tennis in the Dark

Looking for a way to stay active, during the cold winter months? Try tennis! Tennis is non-impact, provides great cardio,...

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The Importance of Sports Camps for Youth who are Blind or Visually Impaired

When someone first told Marla Runyan about the lack of sports opportunities for children with visual impairments, she didn’t believe...

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Winter Camps Help Kids Stay Active Year-Round

Staying active year-round can be difficult, especially in the winter months when the weather is inclement and traditional means of...

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NEW PRODUCT: Health Education for Students With Visual Impairments

APH is excited to release Health Education for Students With Visual Impairments: A Guidebook for Teachers. The book draws on...

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APH Physical Education: Leading a Healthy Life

Our physical education website provides families, educators, and people who are blind or visually impaired with information about specialized APH...

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Angela’s Story: Running

by Angela Theriault I am deaf and have Usher syndrome and am currently the director of the Deafblind Service Center...

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Kevin’s Story: Speed Skating

A deafblind speed skater skates as fast as he can to his dream. by Kevin Frost Like every little boy...

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Sarah’s Story: Ice Hockey and Tae kwon do

Sarah K. McMillen Ice Hockey I grew up in Albany, New York, and attended a mainstream school in Albany; I...

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Rachel’s Story: Triathlon

by Rachel Weeks When I was growing up, the question would often arise: ‘if given a choice, would you rather...

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Maricar’s Story: Running

by Maricar Marquez My first triathlon was the Seacrest-TOBAY Triathlon in Oyster Bay, New York. It consisted of three events:...

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Heidi’s Story: Mountain Climbing

by Heidi Zimmer I am a third-generation Californian, born in San Diego in 1951. My parents, who were scholars, didn’t...

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