17 Oct '11, 3am

Kids With Disabilities Need P.E. Too | Care2 Causes

Kids With Disabilities Need P.E. Too | Care2 Causes

A 2010 survey by the US Department of Health and Human Services found that fewer than 25 percent of children have at least 60 minutes of daily physical activity. The situation is even worse for children with disabilities: The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research has found that physical activity is 4.5 times lower for children with disabilities than for child without them. While 29 percent of children with disabilities or long-term health problems have physical education classes five days a week (34 percent of children without disabilities do) — and while P.E. is often the only general education class that many children with disabilities take on a regular basis — P.E. is often an afterthought for children with disabilities. A 2010 report from the Government Accountability Office found that the the education department offers “little information or gui...

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