Jyothirgamaya | Empowering the blind
Adapted physical Education
18/05/25

In today’s day and age, knowledge of computers enhances your technical skills thus increasing your chances of employability. For the blind, it is of prime importance that they are well versed in computers and technology, for it is the door to their independence and success.

A variety of activities can be conducted to train the blind in adapted physical education, such as rope running, guide running, playing games with the help of a sound ball, jogging with a partner,   indoor exercises, tug of war, ETC. The candidates shall also be taught proper posture, straight walking and other methods to improve their fitness and body language. Physical Education is important for the health and well being of people of all ages. It is enjoyable, builds self- confidence and improves one's health and fitness.

  • Specific sports skills are developed in individual as well as team sports. Students experience a variety of life and recreational activities.
  • Students who are blind or visually impaired also need to experience physical activity.

It has been found that Children who are visually impaired and blind consistently exhibited lower levels of fitness than sighted peers. Furthermore, for children who are blind, activities of daily living demand increased energy; and the need to be fit might be even greater. Physical activity levels of children who are visually impaired and blind can be improved, therefore improving comfort and success of the movement