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Active Play: Practical Ways to Include Young Children with Disabilities in Physical Activities with Typical Peers

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Young children need physical activity to help prevent childhood obesity, promote brain development, and develop the habit of a physically active lifestyle. But what physical activities can children with disabilities do with their typical peers? This presentation provides practical ideas for inclusive physical activities that are developmentally appropriate, use inexpensive equipment, can be done in small spaces, and are FUN for children to play together! View videos of toddlers and preschoolers playing these easy-to-lead activities in home-based and center-based preschool settings.


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