One common problem students with special needs face is imply not using their allowed accommodations such as longer test time, etc. Learn why this is such an issue and how you can help overcome it.
Special Education Law: IDEA, IEPs, 504s, CSEs & Planning
Do you know your special education law? Learn important information for teachers on Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 504 plans and CSEs. Find out how to write and carry out an IEP, work with parents and school boards and much more. What sort of benefits are you and your students entitled to? How do you get assistive technology for your classroom? Read about these issues and more here.
Do you realize that writing an IEP involves a number of people? Each of them contribute details about carrying out the learning plan for a special education learner. Test what you know about the IEP legal document writing process that leads to an appropriate child placement decision.
The improvement of special education students has to entail engagement along with achievement to define success. The learner’s potential individually and overall well-being are significant factors when ascertaining a positive outcome.
Special learners’ instructors are tempted to “teach test answers” for standardized achievement exams. However, multiple intelligences theory promotes that students personally compose an essay about their reading, instead of answering multiple-choice questions about it.
Children with autism have specific sensory issues, that need to be addressed in order to help them learn. Here’s how you can create sensory integration IEP goals that are defined in terms of time, number or results.
When a child isn’t able to keep up with homework or in-class assignments, parents and general education teachers may decide to investigate further. What are the steps for referring a student for a special education evaluation? Find out here.
Learn what least restrictive environment is, why the law requires it and how it is determined. Also, get an overview of the full continuum of special education placements.