Physical education—and adapted physical education

IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities be provided with physical education. If your child has a disability and an IEP, the school must provide physical education as part of your child's special education program. Many children benefit from adapted physical education. Read all about PE and adapted PE, at: http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/pe.index.htm  … [Read more...]

Inclusive physical education

Many teachers and coaches have questions about how best to include children with disabilities in physical education. This article aims to help teachers, student teachers, and coaches to consider various factors that can affect a pupil's ability to participate in physical education activities, recognize how physical education activities can be adapted to better suit a child, and identify resources that can help in learning more about this area. (posted … [Read more...]

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