Adapted Aquatics


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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 RIo Grande Valley                                           

College of Health Affairs

Department of Health and Human Performance

80 Fort Brown

Brownsville, TX 78520

Office: (956) 882-5701

Cell: (956) 561-1825