PE Teachers & Coaches

National Center on Accessibility

This center is supported through a cooperative agreement with the National Parks Service. It promotes access and inclusion for people with disabilities to parks, recreation, and tourism. The center promotes personal wellness and community health.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

NCPAD is supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It is an information center concerned with physical activity and disability. The center provides an online source for information about people of all ages with disabilities, including Web pages that list resources by categories.

National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities

NCPERID promotes research, professional preparation, service delivery, and advocacy of physical education and recreation for individuals with disabilities.

The President’s Challenge

The President’s Challenge to increase physical fitness is made to all children, youth, and adults of all ages and abilities. Detailed information about the challenge and resources to support individuals and school or community groups in meeting the challenge are made available through the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

Project UNIFY

The Special Olympics‟ Project UNIFY is supported by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). It is a K-12 intervention that strategically activates youth, engages educators and promotes communities of acceptance and inclusion where all young people are agents of change—fostering respect and dignity for people with Intellectual Disabilities (ID), utilizing the sports and education initiatives of Special Olympics.