Getting your adapted sports program started

  1. Assess community school programs and needs
  2. Identify students with disabilities to participate
  3. Evaluate existing models in other states and see what kind of model would be a good fit for your district/city
  4. Use Athletics for All guidelines as a starting point to develop a plan
    • standardized seasons
    • regular-season and post-season competition
    • rule modifications
    • modify policies
    • establish process for conducting individualized assessment
    • safety guidelines
    • inclusive policies and procedures
    • identify schools that want to participate
    • host training session(s) for school coaches and officials
  5. Implement program

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