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Physical Education

Summer Sports Camps

Fresh air as you paddle across the lake. Adrenaline as you race your friend to the finish line. Summer camps...

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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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Ryan’s Story: Running

by Ryan Ollis As a person who is deafblind, I have had the opportunity to live in three worlds: the...

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Quinn’s Story: Dance, Horseback Riding, and Running

by Quinn Burch I was born at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady, NY on August 21st, 1990. I was a hearing,...

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Nicholas’ Story: Hiking the Appalachian Trail

By Nicholas Abrahamson Even as a small kid, I always dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail. I enjoyed hiking, and...

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Bruce’s Story: Traveling

by Bruce Visser I was born with hearing loss and, as I grew up, slowly became deaf; as a teenager,...

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Jason’s Story: Running

by Jason Corning I am hard-of-hearing and have acromatopsia, which means I have difficulty seeing in bright light. I use...

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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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