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CATCH Modifications 2014-2015

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Transcript of CATCH Modifications 2014-2015

Making it Happen
Three Main Types of Cards
Introduction Cards
Activity Cards
Task Cards
What are some reasons you may need to modify an activity of any kind?
General Teaching Tips for Disabling Conditions:
Safety Tips & Considerations
Re-entry Task Ideas
General Activity/Programming Modifications
CATCH Box White Cards
Fleeing & Chasing
Jump Rope
Object Control: Hand
Object Control: Feet
Locomotor Skills
Rhythms & Dance
Flying Disc
Activity Sections
Teaching with Disabilities
Always request permission to touch or move someone's mobility device.
Support participation with the use of their mobility device (wheelchair, walker, gait trainer, crutches, etc.)
Adjust distances as appropriate
Participants in wheelchairs should be encouraged to participate with upper body movements
Creating a Climate for All to Achieve
Checklist for Success:
Do I...
Use positive language and vocabulary that everyone can understand?
Be aware that various disabling conditions will require a little extra attention and safety precautions:
Hearing loss
Spinal and neck sensitivies
Low blood pressure
Sensitivities to loud noises and over stimulation
Shortness of breath
Difficulties with:
Body/spatial awareness
Controlling body temperature
Body discomfort due to:
Excess sweat
Flexibility limitations
Refer to the White Cards for modification ideas which will help accommodate children with a variety of disabling conditions.
The cards are categorized by activity type:
Change the Equipment Type or Quantity
Increase or Decrease the # of ITs
Change the location
Create stations, circuts, grids or an inner/outer formation
Change the Boundaries
Add or omit a rule
Add an imaginative element
Assign "special abilities"
Assign a "Yikes"
General Modifications Cont.
Change the sound level
Change the locomotor movement
Change the Re-Entry Task
Change the group
CATCHify a favorite game or sport
Pull it out of a hat
Make it competitive
Make it up!
...more than just Jumping Jacks!
CATCH Box Intro: Card sections
Age & maturity differences in group
Number of participants
Participants' skill/ability level
Children's interests, mood & attentiveness
Different learning styles
Location, space & time restrictions
Equipment/supplies available
Safety considerations... & more
Respect everyone and make eye contact?
Communicate with, and back-up co-workers?
Recognize & support participants for individual & group performance?
Focus on what an individual CAN do rather than what they may not be able to do-- or your perception of what they are capable of?
Checklist for Success:
Creating a Climate for All to Achieve
Do I...
Provide instruction that allows for various learning styles?
Present options to allow children to choose how they want to participate?
Approach children who are not engaged?
Know what activities may not be recommended for each participant?
Have a buddy system established to encourage interaction and participation?
General Teaching Tips for Disabling Conditions:
Gain specific knowledge regarding triggers and needs.
Be sure the child understands the instructions and use a peer to model expected behaviors.
Clarify expectations/consequences for misbehavior.
Prepare child for transitions by describing them in advance.
Try not to react to inappropriate behavior, but determine what factors created the behavior.
Customize reinforcement to support child's interests and de-escalate behavior.
Have a special object for the participant to fidget with (can be kept in child's pocket).
General Teaching Tips for Disabling Conditions:
Always face participants to allow for lip reading and body language interpretation.
Sign language and/or pictures may be used.
Speak clearly and with volume.
Use gestures to animate your instruction.
Decrease distractions and avoid over stimulation.
Be patient.
With TEAMWORK, you will be ready to perform under the BIG TOP!
Being Performance Ready:
Activity Modifications
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