Adapted Physical Education Department

Adaptive Physical Education

Young boy participating in Adapted Physical Education Exercises

 
 
 
 
Adaptive Physical Education Instructor 
Daniel Ciprano - providing APE services to qualifying students in the Youngstown City School District.
daniel.cipriano@youngstown.12.oh.us
 
 
What is adaptive physical education?
Adapted Physical Education is physical education which has been adapted or modified, so that it is as appropriate for the person with a disability as it is for a person without a disability.
 
How does a student qualify for adaptive physical education? 
Students are recommended for an evaluation through the Related Service Department.  Next the APE Service Provider conducts an assessment along with observing and interviewing the building team/personnel that are currently working with the referred student.
 
 
 
Who provides the adaptive physical education?
The Adapted Physical Education (APE) teacher is an educationally trained professional who is able to assess individual students and develop, adapt and implement specialized physical education programs in the motor domain.
  • Preschool