Illinois - Adaptive PE: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

Illinois Compiled Statutes 105 ILCS 5/27-6 Courses in physical education required; special activities.

In addition, a pupil in any of grades 3 through 12 who is eligible for special education may be excused if the pupil's parent or guardian agrees that the pupil must utilize the time set aside for physical education to receive special education support and services or, if there is no agreement, the individualized education program team for the pupil determines that the pupil must utilize the time set aside for physical education to receive special education support and services, which agreement or determination must be made a part of the individualized education program. However, a pupil requiring adapted physical education must receive that service in accordance withthe individualized education program developed for the pupil.

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