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"This unique and valuable collection of games and activities, developed by innovative practitioners, fills a long - standing need for a book about teaching student with sensory impairments accompanied by multiple disabilities. I recommend this book highly for use in both inclusive and segregated settings." Diane H. Craft, PhD Professor, Department of Physical Education SUNY Cortland College, NY
Physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, and activity leaders in the trenches are always on the lookout for new, appropriate, and appealing games and activities for their students. When it comes to working with individuals who are visually impaired or deafblind, however, most of them confront what may seem like a greater challenge: how to in¬clude these students in physical activities and adapt activities so that they may participate fully along with others. In Physical Education and Sports for People with Visual Impairments and Deafblindness: Foundations of Instruction, Lauren Lieberman, Paul Ponchillia, and Susan Ponchillia contribute compelling resources for these efforts and for these professionals, as well as for recreational therapists, physical therapists, teachers of students with visual impairments or deafblindness, and anyone concerned with the full inclusion of children and adults who are visually impaired in athletics and the other essential activities of life.
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