“The Space Between”: Identifying Barriers to Inclusion for Students with Disabilities

If there is one lesson I've learned as an Adapted Physical Education (APE) teacher, it is that Physical Education (P.E.) is one of the most powerful and essential tools for ALL kids to connect, belong and be brave.  When I first started my career as an APE teacher, I, along with my colleagues who teach …

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Teaching Sex Education to Young People With Disabilities

With only three states explicitly including youth with disabilities within their sex education requirements, one can't help but be concerned that we have made little progress since Waxman (1994) stated that "No group in this country faces the sort of sexual and reproductive restrictions disabled people do; we are frequently [prevented from] learning about sexuality, …

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