Collaboration: Team members collaborate to provide an integrated and consistent program for students with disabilities.
Instruction: Utilizes all domains of learning with an emphasis on the psychomotor area
Safety and Success: APE provides support for learning and performing psychomotor skills so that students with disabilities can more fully, and safely participate in movement programs, recreation, sport and physical fitness activities with non-disabled peers.
Research Based Benefits of Physical Education
Increased muscle strength
Stimulation of bone growth
Range of motion (flexibility)
Increased academic performance
Better reaction time
Facilitates brain stimulation
Quality physical education programs provide opportunities for students to attain movement skills and knowledge that can be applied to physical activities across their lifespan.