Adapted Aquatics

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Web Sites (Cont. 2, 3)

Aquatics Adapted: 

American Association of  Physical Activity and Recreation - http://www.aahperd.org/aapar/

or  Workshops http://www.aahperd.org/aapar/programs/workshops/adaptedAquatics.cfm

Special Olympic Aquatics - http://www.specialolympics.org/sports.aspx

USA Swimming - http://www.usaswimming.org/

International Swimming Hall of Fame -  http://www.ishof.org/

Aquatic Therapy  - http://www.aquaticnet.com/ 

Thera Aquatics - http://www.theraquatics.com/

Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute - http://www.atri.org 

Adapted Water skiing - http://www.adaptiveaquatics.org/

Texas Adaptive Aquatics Water Sports - http://www.taasports.org/

American Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org/services/hss/aquatics/

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Department of Disability and Human Development http://www.ncpad.org/videos/fact_sheet.php?sheet=315

Abilitation Adapted Therapies - http://www.abilitations.com/adaptedTherapies.jsp

Rehab Focus Incorporated: Aquatics: http://www.rehabfocus.com/aqua.htm

 Aquatic Therapy for Speech-Language Pathologists: www.aquaslp.com/pdfs/AquaSLP_generic.pdf

California Aquatic Therapy: http://www.caaquatictherapy.com/

Intro to Aquatic Therapy and Rehab course: http://www.atri.org/Courses-2009/1200-Intro%20to%20Aquatic%20Therapy-Rehab.htm

Aquatic Therapy (2009) : http://www.ncpad.org/exercise/factsheet.php?sheet=257&veiw=all

 

Aquatics:

Aquatics & Health Management  - http://www.mwaquatics.com

Aquability "Making Water Safe & Fun!"  -  http://www.aquability.net/

Human Kinetics Aquatic Education Center -   http://www.aquaticeducationcenter.com/

Aquatic Resources Net http://www.aquatic.com/tehniques.htm

United States Water Fitness Association, Inc - http://www.uswfa.com/  

National Swim School Association - http://www.nationalswimschools.com/

Water Resources of the United States - http://water.usgs.gov/ 

Aquatics International - http://www.aquaticsintl.com

World Wide Aquatics - http://www.worldwideaquatics.com/coaches.htm

H2O Enterprises - http://www.h2o.co.uk/main.htm

Aquatic Exercise Association - http://www.aeawave.com/

Disabled Water Skiing: http://www.aquaskier.com/disabled.htm

Aquatic Exercise Advantages: http://www.power-systems.com/n-184-aquatic-exercise-advantages-.aspx

 

Education & Instruction Laws:  

NICHCY  (IDEA 2004) - http://www.nichcy.org/idea.htm

NICHC Y (Part B IDEA 2004) - http://www.nichcy.org/reauth/IDEA2004regulations.pdf

Individuals with disabilities Act (IDEA) reauthorized December, 2004 - http://www.cec.sped.org

The Rehabilitation Act Section 504 - http://www.ed.gov/offices/OCR/ocr504.html  

Council For Exceptional Children - Http://www.ericec.org

US Department of Education  http://www.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/idea2004.html

Marry Essert: educational products: http://www.marryessert.com/video.htm

Physical medicine and rehabilitation: Continuing Education Courses: http://texaschildrenshospitalvision2010.com/CareCenters/PhysicalMedicine/AquaticIntegration0209.aspx

 

Americans with Disabilities Act and Universal Design:

Americans Disability Act - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm Or  http://www.access‑board.gov  

Architectural Barriers Act - http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled/gov/g15.htm  

ADA Technical Assistance Program - http://www.adata.org  

United States Department of Justice ADA Home Page - http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm  

Center for Universal Design School of Design - http://www.design.ncsu.edu/cud  

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (The Access Board) --http://www.access‑board.gov  

National Center on Accessibility - http://www.ncaonline.org

 

Journals:

International Journal of Aquatic Research & Education  - http://www.humankinetics.com/IJARE/journalAbout.cfm

Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly -  http://www.hkusa.com/products/journals/journal.cfm?id=APAQ 

Palaestra (Forum of Sport, Physical Education and Recreation for Those with Disabilities) -  http://www.palaestra.com 

Active Living magazine -  http://www.activelivingmagazine.com/ 

Sports N Spokes magazine -  http://www.sportsnspokes.com 

New Mobility magazine -  http://www.newmobility.com 

Exceptional Parent (EP) -  http://www.eparent.com

Rehab management: The interdisciplinary journal: http://www.rehabpub.com/issue/articles/2009-01 01.asp

 

Sports:

International Paralympic Committee -  http://www.paralympic.org  

Special Olympics - http://www.specialolympics.org/  

Special Olympics Texas - http://www.sotx.org 

Disability Sport Links - http://www7.twu.edu/~f_huettig/Sport/sport.htm  

Disability Sports Study Course - http://www.edweb3.educ.msu.edu/kin866/contents.htm  

Resours Center for Sports Information  - http://www.sportsquest.com/questdisabled.cfm  

United States Golf Assocation (USGA) - http://www.usga.org  

Special  Olympic  Golf -http://www.specialolympics.org/Special+Olympics+Public+Website/English/Coach/Coaching_Guides/Golf/default.htm 

 

Instructional Resources:

PELINKS4U  - http://www.PElinks4U.org  

GamesKids - http://www.gamekids.com  

Adapted Physical Education (PE Central) - http://www.pecentral.org/adapted/adaptedmenu.html 

Project INSPIRE -  http://www7.twu.edu/~f_huettig  

Disabilities Information and Resources - http://www.eskimo.com/~jlubin/disabled  

American College of Sports Medicine...s Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities Moore G. (Ed.) (2001) -  http://www.hkusa.com  ]

Conditioning with Physical Disabilities Lockette, K.F., and Keyes, A.M. (1994) - http:// www.hkusa.com  

Exercise Principles and Guidelines for Persons with Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Disorders United Cerebral Palsy Association - http://www.ucpa.org  

Fitness Programming and Physical Disability - http://www.hkusa.com  

Therapeutic Recreation - http://www.computrnet.com  

Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) - http://www.irsc.org  

Hospital for Special Care Aquatics Rehabilitation and Fitness Center : http://centerforspecialcare.com/p aquatics.asp

Brain Gym - www.braingym.org

Ready Bodies - www.readybodies.com

Bal-A-Vis-X - www.bal-a-vis-x.com

Gaylord- The Best Place To Begin Again http://www.gaylord.org

Spine Topics http://www.spine-health.com

healthcare Community - http://www.mdjunction.com

Health, wellness, sports, recreation, travel, work, careers, assistive technology, accessible homes, ADA, insurance, parenting - http://www.disaboom.com

Disability is Natural - http://www.disabilityisnatural.com/

Kids on Wheels: http://www.kidsonwheels.cc/

The DRM Regional Resources Directory - http://www.disabilityresources.org/TEXAS.html

 

Organizations:

National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities  - http://www.ncperid.org

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability  - http://www.ncpad.org/

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities - http://www.nichcy.org  

The Arc a National Organization on Mental Retardation -  http://www.thearc.org/  

Therapeutic Recreation - http://www.recreationtherapy.com  

American Association on Health and Disabilities - http://www.aahd.us/page.php?pname=home

US Department of Agriculture  - http://www.mypyramid.gov

Medication Interactions - http://www.fda.gov/

 

Contact Information

Phillip Conatser, PhD, CAPE

Associate Professor

University of Texas at Brownsville                                            

College of Education

Department of Health and Human Performance

80 Fort Brown

Brownsville, TX 78520

Office: (956) 882-5879

Cell: (956) 561-1825

Email: phillip.conatser@utb.edu

  biographical sketch