Dover High School in New Hampshire has developed a novel Intellectual disabilities inclusion program in its physical education curriculum such that students with and without intellectual disabilities do all physical education activities together. This had a transformative effect on all students, beyond the gym into all settings of the school and into the community.
Above is a video about the Dover High School program , and below are links to presentation resources explaining the program.
From The National Fitness Foundation Press Release: "Foundation Releases New Inclusive PE Resources"
"The National Fitness Foundation (NFF), in partnership with Health Resources in Action (Boston, MA), are pleased to announce the launch of new resources to promote inclusive physical and fitness education. These resources aim to support physical education teachers nationwide to empower ALL students to be fit for life.
These new, free resources include a video and supporting web presentation, and were developed through an Inclusive Health Innovation Grant from Special Olympics International."
Tools You Can Use
are a collection of resources showcasing clear and concrete models of inclusive health. These models are replicable and include easy steps to get started for organizations striving to make their policies, programs, and practices inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities. To have your resource featured on the Center for Inclusive Health, please email