State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.
Arkansas Administrative Rules 005.01.008 Nutrition and Physical Activity Standard
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.
Arkansas Administrative Rules 005.15.19.001 Definitions.
2.52 PHYSICAL EDUCATION The term physical education means - 2.52.1 The development of - 188.8.131.52 Physical and motor fitness; 184.108.40.206 Fundamental motor skills and patterns; and 220.127.116.11 Skills in aquatics, dance, and individual and group games and sports (including intramural and lifetime sports); and 2.52.2 Includes special physical education, adapted physical education, movement education, and motor development.
2.68.1 Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including - 18.104.22.168 Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and 22.214.171.124 Instruction in physical education.
Arkansas Administrative Rules 005.18.005 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 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.
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.