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Slide 14: Participation with Students Without Disabilities

Removal from the general education environment occurs only when the nature or severity of the disability is such that, even with the use of supplementary aids and services, education cannot be satisfactorily achieved.

The IEP must provide an explanation of the extent, if any, to which the student will not participate with nondisabled students in the general education class and extracurricular and nonacademic activities, or, for preschool students, in appropriate activities with age-appropriate nondisabled peers.

This may be indicated as the percent of the school day or by identifying particular activities that the student will not participate in with his or her nondisabled peers.

The IEP could, but is not required to, include a narrative explanation of the student-specific factors for recommendations to remove the student from the regular class (or for preschool students, appropriate activities with age-appropriate peers without disabilities).

For school-age students, this section also addresses: