Lyman Hall student helps create unified PE program in Wallingford

Originally published Dec. 18, 2017 in the Record-Journal

By Matthew Zabierek, Record-Journal staff

WALLINGFORD — Lyman Hall High School junior Meredith DeNegris plans to pursue a career in special education after she graduates, but the 16-year-old is already helping special education students at her school.

For her capstone project, DeNegris created  “Unified Physical Education” —  a physical education course tailored for special education students.

The new course will pair regular education students with special education students to teach them skills, said Anthony Loomis, health and wellness curriculum resource teacher.

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