The Foothill College Adapted Physical Education program offers students
with diverse limitations the opportunity to participate in physical activity
courses, developed to fit their specific needs and goals. Students who are
disabled have the opportunity to achieve success within the psychomotor
domain through the assistance and support of the Adapted Physical Education
faculty and staff.
Communicating with each student's Physician, the Foothill College Instructor develops an individualized exercise program based on the Physician's recommendations and the individual goals of the student.
Students with diverse limitations and needs, from a person who may have an arthritic joint to post-stroke or spinal cord injury. The Adapted Physical Education Program serves a wide range of disabilities in an individualized and/or group format.
Conditions such as:
Adapted Physical Education courses are modified to meet the needs of the individual. Instructors have a Master's Degree in Adapted Physical Education.
Classes include but are not limited to:
Visit a class and talk with the Instructor. Refer to the
current Schedule of Classes for class
meeting times and locations. You will find Adapted Physical Education
courses listed in the schedule under Adapted Physical Education.
Classes are primarily taught at Foothill's Main Campus in Los Altos Hills. In select instances, classes may be held off-site at the Sunnyvale Senior Center and YMCA of Palo Alto.