Adaptive PE Corner: Everyone Deserves a Physical Education
[Source: Bridging Apps]
The right to inclusive education applies to physical education (PE). Every student has a right to the benefits of exercise—which also has positive effects on stress levels, social skills, and concentration. (The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 60 minutes of daily physical activity for every 6–17-year-old.)
Reasonable accommodations in PE programs go beyond customizing standard exercises for students whose disabilities affect their legs, arms, hearts, or lungs: accommodations are equally vital for less “physical” disabilities. There are students who find verbal instructions
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