Presentation on theme: "Special Education Curriculum Anthony Scorsone. Each child's IEP should state that the placement is the least restrictive environment for that particular."— Presentation transcript:
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 http://www.FAPE.org
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