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Adapted Physical Education resources

The National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities defines adapted physical education as "Adapted physical education (APE) is physical education which may be adapted or modified to address the individualized needs of children and youth who have gross motor developmental delays.  For more information, go to http://www.pecentral.org/adapted/adaptedwhatis.html.  You can find tips for creating an effective IEP for adapted physical education at http://www.pecentral.org/adapted/adaptediep.html. 

You can read about the 15 Adapted Physical Education National Standards at http://www.apens.org/15standards.html.

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