Maine - Adaptive PE: Standards

Area: 
Standards
Policy Type: 
regulation; statute
Summary: 

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

Code of Maine Rules 05-071-101 Special Education Regulation

37. Special Education. Special education means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of a child with a disability, including instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions, and in other settings; and instruction in physical education. Special education includes each of the following if the services otherwise meet the requirements of the first paragraph: speech-language pathology services, travel training, and vocational education. [34 CFR 300.39(a)] Special education does not include general education procedures that are a part of formal general education intervention as elsewhere referenced in these rules.


Maine Revised Statutes 20-A 7001 Definitions

5. Special Education. “Special education” means specially designed instruction, at no cost to parents, to meet the unique needs of children with disabilities, as defined by the commissioner, including:

  • A. Instruction conducted in the classroom, in the home, in hospitals and institutions and in other settings; and

  • B. Instruction in physical education
    Maine State Legislature

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