Children in wheelchairs pushing each other around in a gym

There are a variety of excellent practicum/field experiences associated with Brockport.

Some are offered on campus and others are offered off campus in both inclusive settings and special settings. They provide opportunities for teaching, consultation, and research.

On Campus Field Experience

The on campus field experiences consist of:

Swim N’Gym

A program in which schools in the area bus participating youngsters to Brockport on Friday mornings.

Camp Abilities

A one-week summer sports camp offered for children who are visually impaired, blind, or deafblind.

The Rochester Rookies

An ongoing sport training program designed to develop sport skills of individuals who use wheelchairs with disabilities for participation in athletic/sport programs, is offered weekly.

The Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged

An annual competition offered and held at the University for 275 - 300 youngsters with disabilities competing in sport activities.

Junior Eagles Extension Program (JEAP)

Gymnastics program that caters to children with disabilities that is held on Saturday mornings.

West Side Tennis Program

Tennis program for students with disabilities held at Brockport on Saturday mornings.

Off Campus Field Experience

Field experiences in off campus settings include the following schools/agencies:

  • Mary Cariola Children’s Center
  • Augustine Children’s Center
  • New York State School for the Blind in Batavia
  • Forman Center (Fairport) - BOCES I
  • Genesee Valley Academy
  • School of the Holy Childhood
  • Rochester School for the Deaf
  • St. Mary’s School for the Deaf in Buffalo

Field experiences in inclusive settings include public school programs in Monroe and Orleans County including the Rochester City School District.