Physical Education and Implications for Students with Asperger's Syndrome
Simpson, Cynthia G., Gaus, Mark D., Biggs, Mary Jo Garcia, Williams, James, Teaching Exceptional Children
Throughout this article, James Williams, a young man with Asperger's syndrome (AS) shares with us his experiences taking physical education in a generalized education setting. James, who is now 23 years old, attended a large public high school in Texas. He recently graduated from college and is a teacher in a public school.
I was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome when I was 9 years old. Since that time, I have received many educational and social interventions. My experiences have been numerous, some good and some bad. School was tough at times, especially when social interactions came into play. One of the toughest areas for me was physical education. Here, I was bullied, …
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Publication information: Article title: Physical Education and Implications for Students with Asperger's Syndrome. Contributors: Simpson, Cynthia G. - Author, Gaus, Mark D. - Author, Biggs, Mary Jo Garcia - Author, Williams, James - Author. Magazine title: Teaching Exceptional Children. Volume: 42. Issue: 6 Publication date: July/August 2010. Page number: 48+. © Council for Exceptional Children Jan/Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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