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Table of Contents


6 Editor’s Corner

7 Practical Pointer

9 Research Application

55 Bits and Pieces

60 Resources

63 Guidelines for Contributors

Feature Articles

15 Exercise Identified as an Evidence-Based Practice for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Melissa Bittner, Scott McNamara, Leah Goudy, David Adams, and Suzanna Rocco Dillon

21 The Value of Contact: Unpacking Allport’s Contact Theory to Support Inclusive Education

by Cathy McKay

26 Barriers to Physical Activity for Children with Visual Impairments: How Far Have We Come and Where Do We Still Need to Go?

by Kelsey Linsenbigler, Susan Petersen, and Lauren Lieberman

32 A Practical Guide to the Development of an Online Course in Adapted Physical Education

by Sean Healy, Andrew Colombo-Dougovito, Joann Judge, Eunhye Kwon, Ildiko Strehli, and Martin E. Block

39 Let’s Get Moving: Using Children’s Literature to Support Physical Activity and Readiness Skills

by Michaelene M. Ostrosky, Paddy C. Favazza, Hsiu-Wen Yang, Katelyn McLaughlin, and Melissa Stalega

45 Rock Steady Boxing: Fighting Parkinson’s Disease One Counter Punch at a Time!

*Reprinted with permission of MA Success

by Terry L. Wilson

51 Teaching Functional Fitness to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Hyun-Kyoung Oh, Guillermo Escalante, and Christopher Gentry