Colorado - Adaptive PE: Standards

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State law addresses making PE inclusive, including adapted PE or accommodations when necessary.

1 CCR 301-8

2.43 Special Education
2.43(1) General.

  • 2.43(1)(a) Special Education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including-
    • 2.43(1)(a)(i) Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and
    • 2.43(1)(a)(ii) Instruction in physical education.

1 CCR 301-8

2.43(2)(b) Physical education means -

  • 2.43(2)(b)(i) The development of -
    • 2.43(2)(b)(i)(A) Physical and motor fitness;
    • 2.43(2)(b)(i)(B) Fundamental motor skills and patterns; and
    • 2.43(2)(b)(i)(C) Skills in aquatics, dance, and individual and group games and sports (including intramural and lifetime sports); and
  • 2.43(2)(b)(ii) Includes special physical education, adapted physical education, movement education, and motor development.
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