Adapted Aquatics


Adapted Aquatic & Rehabilitation Certifications

Adapted Aquatics Programs

Adapted Aquatics Assessment


Games & Activities



Web Sites




Equipment & Supplies

Letter from the Editor


 Mailing list  






Web Sites (Cont. 2, 3)

Aquatics Adapted: 

American Association of  Physical Activity and Recreation -

or  Workshops

Special Olympic Aquatics -

USA Swimming -

International Swimming Hall of Fame -

Aquatic Therapy  - 

Thera Aquatics -

Aquatic Therapy & Rehab Institute - 

Adapted Water skiing -

Texas Adaptive Aquatics Water Sports -

American Red Cross -

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Department of Disability and Human Development

Abilitation Adapted Therapies -

Rehab Focus Incorporated: Aquatics:

 Aquatic Therapy for Speech-Language Pathologists:

California Aquatic Therapy:

Intro to Aquatic Therapy and Rehab course:

Aquatic Therapy (2009) :



Aquatics & Health Management  -

Aquability "Making Water Safe & Fun!"  -

Human Kinetics Aquatic Education Center -

Aquatic Resources Net

United States Water Fitness Association, Inc -  

National Swim School Association -

Water Resources of the United States - 

Aquatics International -

World Wide Aquatics -

H2O Enterprises -

Aquatic Exercise Association -

Disabled Water Skiing:

Aquatic Exercise Advantages:


Education & Instruction Laws:  

NICHCY  (IDEA 2004) -

NICHC Y (Part B IDEA 2004) -

Individuals with disabilities Act (IDEA) reauthorized December, 2004 -

The Rehabilitation Act Section 504 -  

Council For Exceptional Children - Http://

US Department of Education

Marry Essert: educational products:

Physical medicine and rehabilitation: Continuing Education Courses:


Americans with Disabilities Act and Universal Design:

Americans Disability Act - Or  http://www.access‑  

Architectural Barriers Act -  

ADA Technical Assistance Program -  

United States Department of Justice ADA Home Page -  

Center for Universal Design School of Design -  

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

National Center on Accessibility -



International Journal of Aquatic Research & Education  -

Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly - 

Palaestra (Forum of Sport, Physical Education and Recreation for Those with Disabilities) - 

Active Living magazine - 

Sports N Spokes magazine - 

New Mobility magazine - 

Exceptional Parent (EP) -

Rehab management: The interdisciplinary journal: 01.asp



International Paralympic Committee -  

Special Olympics -  

Special Olympics Texas - 

Disability Sport Links -  

Disability Sports Study Course -  

Resours Center for Sports Information  -  

United States Golf Assocation (USGA) -  

Special  Olympic  Golf - 


Instructional Resources:


GamesKids -  

Adapted Physical Education (PE Central) - 

Project INSPIRE -  

Disabilities Information and Resources -  

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

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

Exercise Principles and Guidelines for Persons with Cerebral Palsy and Neuromuscular Disorders United Cerebral Palsy Association -  

Fitness Programming and Physical Disability -  

Therapeutic Recreation -  

Internet Resources for Special Children (IRSC) -  

Hospital for Special Care Aquatics Rehabilitation and Fitness Center : aquatics.asp

Brain Gym -

Ready Bodies -

Bal-A-Vis-X -

Gaylord- The Best Place To Begin Again

Spine Topics

healthcare Community -

Health, wellness, sports, recreation, travel, work, careers, assistive technology, accessible homes, ADA, insurance, parenting -

Disability is Natural -

Kids on Wheels:

The DRM Regional Resources Directory -



National Consortium on Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities  -

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability  -

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities -  

The Arc a National Organization on Mental Retardation -  

Therapeutic Recreation -  

American Association on Health and Disabilities -

US Department of Agriculture  -

Medication Interactions -


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


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