Presentation on theme: "IEP Individualized Education Program A plan available for children with disabilities or delayed skills. The child's parents an educators works side by."— Presentation transcript:
IEP Individualized Education Program A plan available for children with disabilities or delayed skills. The child's parents an educators works side by side to develop a plan to help students do well in school. The plan has goals set for that child during the school year along with accommodation to help the child be successful. Students with learning disability's, ADD, ADHD, autism, hearing, speech or visual impairs would all be candidates for an IEP
Inclusion Education This is when students with and without disabilities work together in a common classroom setting. Research shows that amazing things have happened when we educate students with disability's in classrooms with schoolmates and friends who don’t have disabilities or special needs. Inclusive education is a right for every students, not a privilege.
Least Restrictive Environment Students with disabilities must have the opportunity for education with students without disabilities. They must have opportunity's to a general education curriculum if they desire. They must also be given additional aids and services needed to be successful. Additional resources like a resource room may be an idea for specialized instruction. However this would usually at most 2 hours per day for students with learning disabilities.
Autism Assistive Technologies: Video taping is great for students with autism when working on language and social skills. Autism is a disability that effects individual learn, thinks skills. It often effects commination, social and behavioral interactions, and the childs learning style. Instructional Technologies: Ipads are a great interactive devices to promote education for students with autism. These devices are much easier for students to use instead of a mouse on a computer.
Hearing Impairment Assistive Technologies: Assistive listening device are used to improve one’s ability to hear. This device provides a better sound to noise ratio. The teacher would talk through a microphone and the HI student would listen to the feedback through a receiver. Instructional Technologies: Seating students near the front of the room or and near the teachers desk if possible. Also creating a community of learners for all your students together. Hearing impaired students struggle to follow along when a teacher is giving verbal instructions. These students miss so much valuable information to often it seems.
ADD/ADHD Students A great uses of assistive technology would be the use of Ipads and smart boards in the classroom. These interactive devices make students that have a hard time concentrating ton in more on what they’re working on. They enjoy the hands on devices. Audio books, speech synthesizers, and paper-based computer pens are all great instructional technology resources for these students that struggle to keep focused. ADD and ADHD students have a difficult time focusing and staying on task, but these hands on and interactive devices work amazing in the classroom.
Conclusion Questions 1.) What two big concepts have you learned about assistive technology and special needs students that will help you as you start to spend more time in classrooms? a.) Assistive technology are devices the increase or maintain academic and learning levels for students with disabilities. They can be software's, handheld devices, touch screen devices and much more to make learning easier. b.) These devices are great resources to ensure students with disabilities succeed. Teachers should be informed about all these resources because they are important assets for their students. If teachers don’t know about them they can/t provide every possible option for their students to do well. c.) With the help of these resources we can an will be able to help students with disability's to the best of our ability. 2.) Why is it important to have access to assistive technologies in elementary school settings? a.) Assistive technology is very important for students with disabilities to stay on track with other students in there classroom. These resources are the key to having students with disabilities in your classroom succeed. For example, if its as simple as a student struggling to hear the Assistive listening device is exactly what a students needs to been right on track with their classmates.
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