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Body Awareness

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...I once demonstrated how to do a headstand against the wall in a class of mobile students with special needs. When asked to try it, one participant placed his head and hands against the wall, waited, then turned around and placed his feet...

Strike

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...Jimmy, who has multiple disabilities and very limited movement, managed to move his arm repeatedly to strike a punchball. He was in his wheelchair, facing, and quite close to, a wall. The punchball was tied to a batting tee by a string. He...

Odds and Ends

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...One summer I decided to introduce some offbeat ideas with my students. Jousting quickly became a favorite: Players held pool noodles (or noodles were attached to their wheelchairs), and recordable devices (such as a “big mac”) were also...

Throw

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...Emmy never did anything independently and never seemed to smile. I placed a small doll on top of a stack of cardboard building blocks and threw a ball at the blocks. The blocks tumbled down, and so did the doll. Emmy started to laugh...

Push

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...One day I asked Mary to push a folded mat that was standing on end. This mat was lined up with several other mats, all placed on end close to one another. Her soft push brought the first mat into the second, the second into the third . . ....

Toss

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...As part of our County Fair unit, we played a game called Lasso Challenge. The game called for a hula hoop to be tied to a rope and tossed over a cardboard box. Jeremy not only roped the box, but he then proceeded to pull it across the floor...

Catch

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

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...In one slightly chaotic football game, Annie was to catch a pass. She was prompted to raise her arms and then bring them down when the ball hit her lap. Unfortunately, the ball hit her lap and began to bounce off. No one knows just how she...

Drop

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...One day I tied several small parachutes to ropes and hung them from the ceiling. Participants had a chance to hold the ropes and then let the parachutes drop. The group sang “Drop Goes the Weasel” as they paraded around the room, passing...

Kick

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...I design football games so that staff can provide help in most of the game play. Participants have two actions to do independently. The first is to hike the ball to start play. The second is to score the extra point or field goal...

Games

E. Ann Davis

E. Ann Davis, MS, is owner of WiseSoma Health and Fitness and The Yoga Nook in Glens Falls, New York. WiseSoma Health and Fitness provides physical activity and yoga programs to children and adults of all abilities. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Physical Activities in the Wheelchair and Out : An Illustrated Guide to Personalizing Participation

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

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...One way to play Red Light, Green Light is for all participants to be on the floor. At the words “green light,” everyone except for the player designated as It moves in place in whatever way is possible. With eyes closed, It (or someone...