Adaptive Physical Education Regulations and Laws

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1. Qualifications to teach Adaptive Physical education

1.1. (APE) Adaptive Physical Education Teacher

1.1.1. federally mandated

1.1.2. Direct service provider skilled in the assessment and evaluation of various skills.

2. Legal Bassis for "APE"

2.1. Physical education is explicitly included in the definition of special education, according to the IDEA.

2.1.1. Children who do not have qualifying conditions for physical education under the IDEA may be entitled to individualized physical education services and programs under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. According to the IDEA a child with a disability means a child with mental retardation, hearing impairment including deafness, speech or language impairment, visual impairment including blindness, serious emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairment, autism, brain injury, learning disability, deafblindness, or multiple disabilities or other health impairments that require special education or related services (OSE/RS, 2006).

3. Federal Legislation

3.1. Federal and state laws govern special education services that are to be provided for students with disabilities in a public school setting and provide some protections for students with disabilities attending private schools.

3.1.1. Finding the least restrictive environment (LRE) for each learner is both a federal mandate and a best practice.

4. Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement act

4.1. The original federal law, known as Public Law 94-142 or the Education for All Handicapped Children Act (1975), set a mandated precedent ensuring that students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education.

5. Section 504 of Rehabilitation Act

5.1. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a federal civil rights law designed to protect the rights of individuals with disabilities.

5.1.1. Specifically, it prohibits organizations and employers who receive financial assistance from any federal department or agency from excluding individuals with qualifying disabilities from participating in or having access to programs

6. Adaptive Education Service Delivery

6.1. General Physical Education Setting

6.1.1. General Physical Education Setting with a General Physical Education Teacher Making Curricular Accommodations APE Teacher Consultation with General Physical Education Teacher (paraprofessionals may be included in this approach) Direct APE Instruction provided to a student(s) by an APE Teacher