Mary Susan McConnell

KixFriction: Awesome Soccer Balls for Adaptive PE!

I was lucky enough to receive two of these KixFriction balls this past fall and I’ve been really impressed. While this ball can certainly be used for typical training purposes, it can also serve as a really unique tool for adaptive PE classes. First, the KixFriction ball has rubber fins that cause it to roll at a slower pace.  This […]

Sciatic Nerve Damage? Dislocated Hip? Tight Muscles? Dealing with Unidentified Sources of Pain When Your Child is Non-Verbal

There’s nothing easy about unravelling illnesses or unknown sources of pain when your child has communication challenges. When a question like “What hurts?” is off the table- you become a master detective on a major mission. Every breath is a […]