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Physical Activity Across the Lifespan for Individuals with Disabilities

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Free

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individuals with different abilities, wheelchair bound, artificial limb, ageing couple

About This Webinar

This session will present the importance and benefits of physical activity for individuals with disabilities. The focus will include how we define developmentally appropriate physical activity for different age groups as well as the legal rights to access and programming. Participants will learn how to determine the most appropriate activities for an individual based on their interests and motivation.

The objectives of this interactive webinar are to:

  • Understand the benefits of physical activity for individuals with disabilities.
  • Know the recommended activities levels for individuals of all abilities.
  • Learn how to match an activity to an individual’s skills and interest
  • Discover ways to reach out within your community

Opening questions:

  1. What age or age groups do you work with?
  2. What types of disabilities?
  3. What part of the country are you from?
  4. What is available in your community?

Presenter

Rebecca K. Lytle, Ph.D.
Adapted Physical Education Program
Department of Kinesiology
California State University, Chico

CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE) CREDIT OR CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

Event Materials

PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

Target Sports as a Form of Therapy

Summer Camps for Individuals with Disabilities

Military Adaptive Sports Program (MASP) Factsheet

Physical Activity (PA) Interest Inventory

Physical Activity (PA) Goal Setting

MoveMoreAtWork

MoveMoreAtHome

Motivation to Help You Move More

Move More – Anytime, Anywhere!

Webinar Flyer (PDF)

The cover image is licensed from iStockphoto.com by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN), under Member ID: 8085767.

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