Creating Opportunities for All In Inclusive Dance

Authors

  • Maria Dinold University of Vienna
  • Michelle Zitomer University of Alberta

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18666/PALAESTRA-2015-V29-I4-7180

Keywords:

dance, disabilities, inclusion

Abstract

Inclusive dance encourages participation opportunities for individuals of all abilities. The success of an inclusive dance environment relies on the pedagogical practices of teachers. The purpose of this article is to discuss the benefits of inclusive dance education across psychomotor, cognitive, affective, and social development domains. Further, this article aims to provide teachers with practical suggestions related to adaptation considerations, instructional language, par ticipation issues, and encouraging social interaction.

Published

2015-12-10

Issue

Section

Feature Articles