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Adapted Driving Evaluations and Training

Posted by Jane Gay on September 7, 2016 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Adapted Driving Evaluations and Training

-- Brought to you by the disability resource database of Iowa Compass

 

Part of transition planning is looking at transportation needs. For some students with physical disabilities that involves learning to drive with modifications like hand/foot controls, ramps and turning seats.  Contact…

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ADAPTING FLAG FOOTBALL INSTRUCTION: INCLUDING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITEIS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Posted by Jane Gay on August 31, 2016 at 6:30am 0 Comments

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Flag football can be adapted for students with disabling conditions. Everyone can participate to develop personal skills and encourage those to participate to the best of their ability.  These instructions could be shared with physical education teachers or even with neighborhood parents for the “sand lot” pick -up games that neighborhood children play.  Maybe they haven’t thought it was possible, and if they know how maybe every child can be included.  Check out the…

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ZipKrooz

Posted by Jane Gay on August 24, 2016 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Adapted playground zipline fun for everyone. I saw one of these in Sioux City and though everyone needs to see this!!  Be sure to watch the video:…

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A Wheelchair Maintenance Guide!

Posted by Jane Gay on August 17, 2016 at 6:30am 0 Comments

Buying and maintaining a wheelchair is not an easy feat.  Due to restrictions in insurance coverage and years before a wheelchair can be replaced, typically a minimum of five years, it is imperative that you practice regular maintenance and cleaning for your wheelchair.

Properly maintaining a wheelchair will not only increase its longevity, but will also make it easier to propel and steer resulting in less wear and tear on the user.  A wheelchair is…

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Preventing Wandering-related Tragedies at University Capitol Centre, Room 2520D

September 23, 2016 from 12:30pm to 3pm
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