Arkansas - Adaptive PE: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
statute; regulation
Summary: 

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

2017 Arkansas Code 6-16-132 Physical Education

(3) Suitable modified courses shall be provided for students physically or mentally unable or unfit to take the course or courses prescribed for other pupils.


2017 Arkansas Code 6-41-203. Definitions

(A) "Special education" means specially designed instruction at no cost to the parents to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, in other settings, and instruction in physical education.


Arkansas 005 18 CARR 005 Free Appropriate Public Educaion (FAPE)

5.07.1 Physical education services, specially designed if necessary, must be made available to every child with a disability receiving FAPE, unless the public agency enrolls children without disabilities and does not provide physical education to children without disabilities in the same grades.

  • 5.07.1.1 : Regular Physical Education. Each child with a disability must be afforded the opportunity to participate in the regular physical education program available to nondisabled children unless -

    • A. The child is enrolled full time in a separate facility; or

    • B. The child needs specially designed physical education, as prescribed in the child's IEP.


Arkansas 005 01 CARR 008 Nutrition and Physical Activity Standards

7.04 Suitable modified courses shall be provided for students physically or mentally unable or unfit to take the course or courses prescribed for other pupils.

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