Adapted Physical Education Specialists

Adapted Physical Education Specialists

Provide individualized physical education instruction or services to children, youth, or adults with exceptional physical needs due to gross motor developmental delays or other impairments.

Key Competencies * Concern for Others * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Dependability * Self Control * Cooperation * Innovation * Persistence * Initiative * Independence

Representative Tasks * Provide adapted physical education services to students with intellectual disabilities, autism, traumatic brain injury, orthopedic impairments, or other disabling condition. * Adapt instructional techniques to the age and skill levels of students. * Instruct students, using adapted physical education techniques, to improve physical fitness, gross motor skills, perceptual motor skills, or sports and game achievement.


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Job Family Education, Training, and Library

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