Physical Activity Across the Lifespan for Individuals with Disabilities

Event starts: Wednesday, April 25 at 11:00 am EDT

Event ends: Wednesday, April 25 at 12:00 pm EDT

This session will present the importance and benefits of physical activity for individuals with disabilities. Focus will include how we define developmentally appropriate physical activity for different age groups as well as the legal rights to access and programming. Participants will learn how to determine the most appropriate activities for an individual based on their interests and motivation.

The objectives of this interactive webinar are to:

  • Understand the benefits of physical activity for individuals with disabilities.
  • Know the recommended activities levels for individuals of all abilities.
  • Learn how to match an activity to an individual’s skills and interest
  • Discover ways to reach out within your community

 Opening questions:

  1. What age or age groups do you work with?
  2. What types of disabilities?
  3. What part of the country are you from?
  4. What is available in your community?


Rebecca K. Lytle, Ph.D.
Adapted Physical Education Program
Department of Kinesiology
California State University, Chico

Continuing Education (CE) Credit or Certificate of Completion

How to Join

You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at

  • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)
    • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page
    • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)
    • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live
  • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

    *The cover image is licensed from by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN), under Member ID: 8085767.

    Event Materials

    Created by Rachel Brauner

    Primary Audience: Other Professionals