John K. Williams, Jr. International Adapted Aquatics Award
Honoring An Individual Serving Persons With Disabilities



Dr. Julien U. Stein

Dr. Julian U. Stein is considered by many to be the father of adapted physical education in the United States, Dr. Stein is a retired university professor from George Mason University in Virginia. For over 15 years, he was the Executive Director and Consultant for the Unit on Programs for the Handicapped for the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD). He has published hundreds of papers and made presentations at hundreds of professional meetings. He has been a major contributor in the field for over 30 years, including Project Aquatics and Project Aquatics Mainstream. He has been the source for information regarding aquatics for people with disabilities and has used his knowledge to construct and operate adaptive aquatics programs throughout the country.


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