Consultation, which may include classroom management in the physical education setting, curriculum planning, and facilities and equipment planning, is most often provided to special education teachers providing physical education to their life-skills classes.
Consultation also is provided to special education teachers and aides who are implementing adapted physical education services for one or two students.
Finally, administrative consultation is offered in the areas of in-service needs, legal implications, and innovative program approaches.
In addition, mentoring services are available for new or inexperienced teachers hired as Adapted Physical Education Specialists.
Regular Physical Educator
For special education students served in regular physical education, consultation is provided to the regular physical education instructor to assist in successful inclusion through exploration of inclusion techniques, modification methods, and provision of supplemental activities for specific disabilities.