Hawaii - Adaptive PE: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

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

Hawaii Administrative Rules §8-60-2 Definitions.

“Special education”
(1) Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to the parents, to meet the unique needs of astudent with a disability, including:

  • (A) Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, in the community, and in other settings; and
  • (B) Instruction in physical education.

(2) Special education includes each of the following, if the services otherwise meet the requirements of paragraph (1):

  • (A) Speech-language pathology services, when the speech or language disability is the disabling condition;
  • (B) Travel training; and
  • (C) Vocational education.


    Hawaii Administrative Rules §8-60-2 Definitions.

(2) “Physical education” means:

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


    Hawaii Administrative Rules §8-60-2 Definitions.

(2) “Physical education” means:

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