A Brief Overview
- Physical Education (PE) is adapted in four primary ways to support students with disabilities. Read on for more detail.
- Federal law protects the rights of students with disabilities to access PE, and Adapted PE (APE) can be provided as a service on a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).
- How often Adapted PE is provided is an ongoing conversation. Read on for information about how advocates are addressing the topic in Washington.
- The Society of Health and Physical Educators of Washington (SHAPEWA.org) provides more information about Adapted PE, teacher trainings, and best practices.
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