Adapted Physical Education

Adapted PEAdapted Physical Education is an individualized physical education program developed to meet the needs of students in one or more of the following areas:

  • Physical and motor fitness
  • Fundamental motor patterns and skills
  • Dance skills
  • Individual, lifetime, and team sports skills

General and adapted physical education have similar goals and objectives; however, an adapted physical education program makes modifications to general physical education activities for safe and successful participation by the student with a disability. 

Who Receives Adapted PE?

All students who are receiving Special Education Services through Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 are eligible to receive Adapted Physical Education. Our mission is to enable ALL students to sustain lifelong physical activity for a healthy, productive and fulfilling life, and the program serves students with the following exceptionalities:

  • Autistic Support
  • Emotional Support
  • Life Skills Support
  • Multiple Disabilities Support

View/download our Adapted Physical Education brochure for more details.

For more information, please contact or call 717-606-1738.

“Each of us has a fire in our hearts for something. It’s our goal in life to find it and keep it lit.”
~Mary Lou Retton, Olympic Medalist