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  • Pamela Skogstad – B.S., M.A., C.A.P.E

    Pamela Skogstad – B.S., M.A., C.A.P.E

    Welcome to innovative strategies to “best practices” for implementing physical education, recreational, and sports programs for students with disabilities!

    Aligning with:
    APENS (Adapted Physical Education National Standards) & NASPE (National Association for Sport & Physical Education National Standards).

     

    With over 25 + years of experience working as an Adapted Physical Education Specialist, including experience as a Physical Education Instructor, Adjunct instructor with UAA Alaska, I have created a variety of workshops, consulting strategies which are custom designed to meet the needs of general physical educators, and teaching assistants with the goal of implementing appropriate, accessible physical education, recreation, and sports programs for students with disabilities. Collaborative Team Work , standards based training, combined with basic knowledge of common disabilities creates a foundation for successful inclusive, specially designed physical education, recreation, and sports programs for students with disabilities. With experience on a national & international basis, serving as:

    • Chair of AKAHPERD (Alaska Association for Physical Education, Recreation & Dance)
    • Chair of NWD AAHPERD (Northwest District Association for Physical Education
    • Recreation & Dance), presently serving as chair of the APAC (Adapted Physical Activity Council) Legislative Committee
    • AAHPERD International Relations Committee NWD AAHPERD Representative
    I have an understanding of local, national, and international physical education programs for students with disabilities, current legislation issues pertaining to physical education programs for students with disabilities, including recreation and sports programs.

 

  • “There is an intricate relationship between the acquisition of motor milestones and the emergence of play......when motor milestones are delayed, the development of fine motor skills, language and play are also delayed.” (Brigance, A.H., 1991)