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Special Education Curriculum Anthony Scorsone
Each child's IEP should state that the placement is the least restrictive environment for that particular student.
Mandated Programs Protected by Law (IDEA) - Individuals with Disability Education Act (504) - Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (ADA) - Americans with Disabilities Act (NCLB) - No Child Left Behind
Special Education is sometimes called Exceptional Education. In Exceptional Education, both gifted/talented programs and programs for students with disabilities are covered under one umbrella.
Service Delivery Models Consult / Itinerant Regular class with direct support Co-teaching Support outside of the class (resource) Self-contained Student receives services in a different way outside of the regular classroom.
Step 2: Identify Target Behavior Step 3: Set IEP Goal Step 5: Progress Monitor Effectiveness of Instruction Step 6: Determine Instructional Changes & Adjust Annual Review Step 1: Create a Profile Step 4: Align & Choose Tools Data Collection IEP Development Linked to Specially Designed Instruction Step 7: Ensure Fidelity Instruction Linking IEPs to Instruction: A Decision-Making Process
3 Models For Inclusion Consultant - provides special-needs children with at least two teachers to help with curriculum problems. Teaming - promotes cooperative planning and teaching. pecial education teacher assigned to a grade level team, and general and special education teachers work together to present the same material to all students in the classroom. Collaborative / Co-Teaching
What is the difference between differentiation and accommodations? Cooperative learning groups, think-pair-share, and jigsawing are ways to differentiate instruction for ALL learners. These are best practices for everyone in a classroom! Accommodations are changes in instruction that must be explicitly taught to our students – NOT the same as differentiating instruction which is the job of the teacher. G
Horry County Schools Special Education Website Horry County Schools Special Education Website SC State Department of Education – Office of Exceptional Children SC State Department of Education – Office of Exceptional Children
Resource Teacher Provides individualized instruction to students with disabilities Teach small groups of students with similar needs Collaborate with classroom teachers to provide the least restrictive environment