Self-Perceived Scholastic Competence, Athletic Competence, and Physical Appearance Are Enhanced in Children and Young Adults with Physical Disabilities Following a Community-Based Running Program
AbstractChildren and young adults with physical disabilities consistently report low self-concept across multiple domains. The purpose of this study was to (1) determine if a community-based running program working to improve physical activity patterns in children and young adults with physical disabilities also affected self-concept, and (2) identify specific self-concept domains affected by the community-based running program. Twenty children and young adults (17 males, 3 females, 7 –24 years) participated in a community-based running program. The 10-week community-based program occurred twice weekly with a time-based progression of total run time each week. The Self-Perception Profile for Children (SPPC) was used to assess self-concept at baseline and following the program. Data were analyzed for 19 participants using mixed analysis of variance models. Mean improvements were noted in each subscale of the SPPC. Significant main effects (p
An Olympic-caliber competitor herself, Yetsa Tuakli-Wosornu ’01 works to heal and empower disabled athletes in her practice and at Yale’s Sports Equity Lab.
Disability is “frequently seen as being low down on the pecking order” when it comes to addressing inclusion and diversity, according to Adrian Ward, senior disability consultant for the Business Disability Forum.
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NHS Improvement has published an improvement tool and user manual relating to reducing deaths of people with a learning disability in NHS acute hospitals (see section headed Self-improvement tool). These documents are intended to bring people together to facilitate discussion on how well people with a learning disability are supported in acute trusts.
In 1985, Stan Deno published a paper in Exceptional Children describing the use of brief academic measures (curriculum-based measures) to continuously monitor the academic progress of students suspected of having learning disabilities. His proposal grew ou...
Conclusion and significance: This study's capabilities lens could inform professions such as occupational therapy to support families of children with disabilities from culturally diverse communities to advocate for play opportunities across settings. PMID: 31703170 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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ConclusionParenting approaches can shift as a result of youth attending RILS programs. These shifts can create complex and challenging implications for parents as they seek to further encourage youths' development. This study offers an understanding of the implications of parenting during youths’ developmental transition of adolescence to adulthood, and offers recommendations to further support parents in sustaining youth development of life skills during this developmental transition.
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