Outline of the state of Georgia

Adaptive Physical Education

Adaptive Physical Education

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

Georgia Compiled Rules & Regulations 160-4-7-.02. Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)


The LEA must ensure that its public schools comply with the following:

  • (a) General. Physical education services, specially designed if necessary, must be made available to every child with a disability receiving FAPE, unless the LEA enrolls children without disabilities and does not provide physical education to children without disabilities in the same grades. [34 C.F.R. § 300.108(a) ]
  • (b) 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 -
    1. The child is enrolled full time in a separate facility; or
    1. The child needs specially designed physical education, as prescribed in the child's IEP. [34 C.F.R. § 300.108(b) ]
  • (c) Special physical education. If specially designed physical education is prescribed in a child's IEP, the LEA responsible for the education of that child must provide the services directly or make arrangements for those services to be provided through other public or private programs. [34 C.F.R. § 300.108(c) ]
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