Sunday, February 1, 2009

Resources for this Week's News-2-You: Jackie Robinson

PowerPointsEducational Readings/Worksheets
Sensory Ideas
  • switch activated "Take me out to the ball game"
  • sensory box filled with sand, bases or pieces of bases, the soles of old baseball cleats, baseball caps (especially Dogders since that is what Jackie Robinson played for) baseballs, and bats (or miniatures of these things)
  • switch activated slide shows set to music of baseball items, players and games
Adaptive PE
  • Baseball of course, throwing baseballs, swinging a bat, hitting a ball off a T of some kind (try a large traffic cone)


  1. Just so folks don't forget... Disabled kids can play baseball... The Little League Challenger Division is for kids 5-18, with mental of physical disabilities. Ask your local league for info!!!

    For visually disabled theirs also Beep Baseball... Visit
    And other sports like judo for the blind... :-)

  2. Hi,

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    Chris and Liz


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