"Autism and the Importance of Adapted Physical Activity"
November 2, 2012
Megan MacDonald, PhD
Movement Studies in Disability
Exercise & Sport Science
School of Biological and Population Health Sciences
College of Public Health and Human Sciences
Oregon State University.
Dr. MacDonald's research interests are related to how motor skills and physically active lifestyles improve the lives of children and youth with and without disabilities. She has a specific research interest in the movement skills of children with autism spectrum disorder including how to improve motor skills for children with autism and how motor skills interact with social communication skills.