May 12, 2021 | Useful to state and local education administrators and staff, parents of children with disabilities, and Parent Centers.


This Policy Letter from OSEP (OSEP Policy 21-01) is in response to correspondence asking for clarification about requirements related to the provision of physical education, including adapted physical education (APE), to children with disabilities under IDEA. The Policy Letter includes discussion of personnel qualifications and licensure to provide specially designed physical education.

The May 12, 2021 Policy Letter to Tymeson is available online at: