Presentation on theme: "PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL OR SENSORY CHALLENGES. DEFENITIONS: - according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), person is disabled if."— Presentation transcript:
DEFENITIONS: - according to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), person is disabled if he or she has mental or physical impairment that substantially limits participation in one or more life activities - it has two categories; 1. orthopaedic impairments 2. other health impairments
Orthopaedic impairments c congenital anomaly impairments caused by disease mpairments caused by other factors o Other health impairments due to chronic or acute health problem
CLASSIFICATION OF CHILDREN WITH PHYSICAL CHALLENGES ( BODY SYSTEM ) NUEROLOGICAL brain spinal cord nerves MUSCULOSKELETAL muscles bones joints
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT 2004 INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM (IEP) INCLUSION CONTINUUM
SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES IN A SCHOOL SYSTEM ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR FIVE MAJOR TASKS 1. Find children who need special help 2. Assess the developmental strengths and weaknesses of that child 3. Design an IEP to meet the needs of that child in concert with the child’s family 4. See to it that this special programs are implemented within the frame work of the overall education program of the school 5. Periodically assess the progress that the child is making and adapt the program accordingly
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