Vol 8 No 4 (2019): Volume 8, Issue 4, Year 2019
Articles

Implementing Diverse Instructional Strategies in Adapted physical Education Program: A case study of a child with autism

Eun Hye Kwon
College of Education and Human Development, Texas A&M University - San Antonio San Antonio, Texas 78224.
Published November 6, 2019
Keywords
  • Autism,
  • Instructional Strategies,
  • Adapted Physical Education
How to Cite
Eun Hye Kwon. (2019). Implementing Diverse Instructional Strategies in Adapted physical Education Program: A case study of a child with autism. International Journal of Physical Education, Fitness and Sports, 8(4), 117-124. Retrieved from https://ijpefs.com/index.php/ijpefs/article/view/318

Abstract

The number of individual with autism has been increased past decades. Along with the prevalence, diverse instruction strategies were introduced and implemented in the field of adapted physical education/activity. The purpose of this case study is investigating the effectiveness of the instructional strategies for children with disabilities. A student, nine years old boy with autism, participated in this study. Four different teaching strategies, reproductive teaching style, video modeling, system of least prompts, and chaining strategy, were implemented to teach a target skill, overhand throw. Task analysis were implemented to measure the skill performance weekly for three weeks. The result indicated that the participant showed improvement in on a skill component, T position. The participant did not showed notable improvement on overall skill performance.

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